Nick Hirsch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Chair of Biology
B.A., University of Chicago
Ph.D. University of California (San Diego)
322 Colton Hall
- University of Chicago (Biology and Political Science), B.A.
- University of California (San Diego) (Biology), Ph.D.
- University of Virginia (Biology), Post Doctoral Fellow
- University of Massachusetts Medical School, Post Doctoral Fellow
Developmental biology and animal physiology using Xenopus tropicalis as a model organism.
- Hirsch, N., Zhang, X., Choe, S-K. and Sagerstrom, C.G. Novel Downstream Targets of PG1 Hox Genes in the Zebrafish Hindbrain (in preparation).
- Choe SK, Hirsch N, Zhang X, Sagerström CG. hnf1b genes in zebrafish hindbrain development. Zebrafish. 2008 Sep;5(3):179-87.
- Hirsch, N., Zimmerman, L.B. and Grainger, R.M. (2002). Xenopus, the next generation: X. tropicalis genetics and genomics. Developmental Dynamics 225(4): 422-33.
- Hirsch, N., Zimmerman, L.B., Gray, J., Chae, J., Curran, K.L., Fisher, M., Ogino, H. and Grainger, R.M. (2002). Xenopus tropicalis transgenic lines and their use in the study of embryonic induction. Developmental Dynamics 225(4): 522-35.
- Offield, M. F.*, Hirsch, N.* and Grainger, R. M. (2000). The development of Xenopus tropicalis transgenic lines and their use in studying lens developmental timing in living embryos. Development 127, 1789-1797. (* co-first author)
- Hirsch, N. and Grainger, R.M. (2000). Induction of the Lens. In "Results and Problems in Cell Differentiation, Vol. 31: Vertebrate Eye Development", M. Elizabeth Fini (Ed.), pp.51-68, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
- Hirsch, N. and Harris, W.A. (1997). Xenopus Brn-3.0, a POU-Domain gene expressed in the developing retina and tectum, is not regulated by innervation. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 38(5): 960-69.
- Hirsch, N. and Harris, W.A. (1997). Xenopus Pax-6 and retinal development. Journal of Neurobiology 32(1): 45-61.