Selected Publications

Briscoe SD, Ragsdale CW. Evolution of the Chordate Telencephalon. Curr Biol. 2019 Jul 8;29(13):R647-R662. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2019.05.026. Review. PubMed PMID: 31287987.

Briscoe SD, Ragsdale CW. Homology, neocortex, and the evolution of developmental mechanisms. Science. 2018 Oct 12;362(6411):190-193. doi: 10.1126/science.aau3711. Review. PubMed PMID: 30309947.

Wang ZY, Ragsdale CW. Multiple optic gland signaling pathways implicated in octopus maternal behaviors and death. J Exp Biol. 2018 Oct 8;221(Pt 19). doi: 10.1242/jeb.185751. PubMed PMID: 30104305; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6198452.

Briscoe SD, Ragsdale CW. Molecular anatomy of the alligator dorsal telencephalon. J Comp Neurol. 2018 Jul 1;526(10):1613-1646. doi: 10.1002/cne.24427. Epub 2018 Apr 17. PubMed PMID: 29520780; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC6242290.

Briscoe SD, Albertin CB, Rowell JJ, Ragsdale CW. Neocortical Association Cell Types in the Forebrain of Birds and Alligators. Curr Biol. 2018 Mar 5;28(5):686-696.e6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2018.01.036. Epub 2018 Feb 15. PubMed PMID: 29456143.

Albertin CB, Ragsdale CW. More than one way to a central nervous system. Nature. 2018 Jan 4;553(7686):34-36. doi: 10.1038/d41586-017-08195-4. PubMed PMID: 29300031.

Wang ZY, Ragsdale CW. Cadherin genes and evolutionary novelties in the octopus. Semin Cell Dev Biol. 2017 Sep;69:151-157. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2017.06.007. Epub 2017 Jun 13. Review. PubMed PMID: 28627384.

Shigeno S, Parnaik R, Albertin CB, Ragsdale CW. Evidence for a cordal, not ganglionic, pattern of cephalopod brain neurogenesis. Zoological Lett. 2015;1:26. doi: 10.1186/s40851-015-0026-z. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26605071; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4657373.

Albertin CB, Simakov O, Mitros T, Wang ZY, Pungor JR, Edsinger-Gonzales E, Brenner S, Ragsdale CW, Rokhsar DS. The octopus genome and the evolution of cephalopod neural and morphological novelties. Nature. 2015 Aug 13;524(7564):220-4. doi: 10.1038/nature14668. PubMed PMID: 26268193; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4795812.

Dugas-Ford J, Ragsdale CW. Levels of homology and the problem of neocortex. Annu Rev Neurosci. 2015 Jul 8;38:351-68. doi: 10.1146/annurev-neuro-071714-033911. Review. PubMed PMID: 26154980.

Shigeno S, Ragsdale CW. The gyri of the octopus vertical lobe have distinct neurochemical identities. J Comp Neurol. 2015 Jun 15;523(9):1297-317. doi: 10.1002/cne.23755. Epub 2015 Apr 4. PubMed PMID: 25644267.

Jiang X, Lu H, Shigeno S, Tan LH, Yang Y, Ragsdale CW, Gao JH. Octopus visual system: a functional MRI model for detecting neuronal electric currents without a blood-oxygen-level-dependent confound. Magn Reson Med. 2014 Nov;72(5):1311-9. doi: 10.1002/mrm.25051. Epub 2013 Dec 2. PubMed PMID: 24301336; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4041854.

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