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Dr. Suzana Atanasoski

Dr. Suzana Atanasoski

Dr. Suzana Atanasoski
ZHAW President's Office
Gertrudstrasse 15
8401 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 40 49

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Alice Grison, Carine Gaiser, Andrea Bieder, Constanze Baranek, Suzana Atanasoski (2018).
Ablation of cdk4 and cdk6 affects proliferation of basal progenitor cells in the developing dorsal and ventral forebrain. Dev Neurobiol, 78: 660-670

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW


Nobs, N, Baranek, C, Nestel, S, Kulik, A, Kapfhammer, J, Nitsch, C, Atanasoski, S (2014). Stage-specific requirement for cyclin D1 in glial progenitor cells of the cerebral cortex. Glia 62: 829-839

Nobs, N, Nestel, S, Kulik, A, Nitsch, C, Atanasoski, S (2013). Cyclin D1 is required for proliferation of Olig2-expressing progenitor cells in the injured cerebral cortex. Glia, 61: 1443-1455

Cloëtta, D, Thomanetz, V, Lustenberger, RM, Baranek, C, Lin, S, Oliveri, F, Atanasoski, S, Rüegg, MA (2013). Inactivation of mTORC1 in the developing brain induces microcephaly and affects gliogenesis. J Neurosci, 33: 7799-7810

Baranek, C, Dittrich, M, Parthasarathy, S, Gaiser Bonnon, C, Britanova, O, Lanshakov, D, Boukhtouche, F, Sommer, JE, Colmenares, C, Tarabykin, V, Atanasoski, S (2012). The protooncogene Ski cooperates with the chromatin-remodeling factor Satb2 in specifying callosal neurons. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA, 109: 3546-51

Baranek, C and Atanasoski, S (2012). Modulating epigenetic mechanisms: The diverse functions of Ski during cortical development. Epigenetics, 7: 676-9

Bonnon, C and Atanasoski, S (2012). c-Ski in health and disease. Cell Tissue Res, 347: 51-64

Jacob, C, Grabner, H, Atanasoski, S, Suter, U (2008). Expression and Localization of Ski determine cell type-specific TGFb signaling effects on the cell cycle. J Cell Biol, 182: 519-30

Atanasoski, S, Boentert, M, De Ventura, L, Pohl, H, Beier, K, Young, P, Barbacid, M, Suter U (2008). Postnatal Schwann Cell Proliferation But Not Myelination is Strictly and Uniquely Dependent on Cyclin-Dependent Kinase 4 (cdk4). Mol Cell Neurosci, 37: 519-27

Lino, MM, Atanasoski, S, Kvajo, M, Fayard, B, Suter, U, Monard, D (2007). Mice lacking Protease nexin-1 show delayed structural and functional recovery after sciatic nerve crush. J Neurosci, 27: 3677-85

Ille, F, Atanasoski, S, Falk, S, Ittner, S, Märki, D, Wurdak, H, Suter, U, Taketo, MM, Sommer, L (2007). Wnt/BMP signal integration regulates the balance between proliferation and differentiation of neuroepithelial cells in the dorsal spinal cord. Dev Biol, 304: 394-408.

Atanasoski, S, Scherer, SS, Sirkowski, E, Garratt, A, Birchmeier, C, Suter, U (2006). ErbB2 signaling in Schwann cells is largely dispensable for maintenance of myelinated peripheral nerves and proliferation of adult Schwann cells following injury. J Neurosci, 26: 2124-31

Benninger, Y, Colognato, H, Franklin, RJ, ffrench-Constant, C, Leone, DP, Atanasoski, S, Nave, KA, Fässler, R, Brakebusch, C, Suter, U, Relvas, JB (2006). b1-integrin signaling mediates premyelinating oligodendrocyte survival but is not necessary for central nervous system myelination and remyelination. J Neurosci, 26: 7665-73.

Atanasoski, S, Boller, D, De Ventura, L, Koegel, H, Böntert, M, Young, P, Werner, S, Suter, U (2006). The Cell Cycle Inhibitors p21 and p16 Are Required for the Regulation of Schwann Cell Proliferation. Glia, 53: 147-57.

Bonneick, S, Böntert, M, Berger, P, Atanasoski, S, Mantei, N, Wessig, C, Toyka, KV, Young, P, Suter, U (2005). An animal model for Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 4B1 (CMT4B1). Hum Mol Genet, 14: 3685-95

Atanasoski, S, Notterpek, L, Lee, HY, Castagner, F, Young, P, Ehrengruber, M, Meijer, D, Sommer, L, Stavnezer, E, Colmenares, C, Suter, U (2004). The Proto-Oncogene Ski Controls Schwann Cell Proliferation and Myelination. Neuron, 43: 499-511

Leone, DP, Genoud, S, Atanasoski, S, Grausenburger, R, Berger, P, Metzger, D, Macklin, WB,
Chambon, P, Suter, U (2003). Tamoxifen-inducible glia-specific Cre mice for somatic mutagenesis in oligodendrocytes and Schwann cells. Mol Cell Neurosci, 22: 430-40

Atanasoski, S, Scherer, SS, Nave, K-A, Suter, U (2002). Proliferation of Schwann Cells and Regulation of Cyclin D1 Expression in an Animal Model of Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease Type 1A. J Neurosci Res, 67: 443-49

Atanasoski, S, Shumas, S, Dickson, C, Scherer, SS, Suter, U (2001). Differential Cyclin D1 Requirements of Proliferating Schwann Cells During Development and After Injury. Mol Cell Neurosci, 18: 581-92

Frank, M, Atanasoski, S, Sancho, S, Magyar, J, Schwab, M, Suter, U (2000). Progressive Segregation of Unmyelinated Axons in Peripheral Nerves, Myelin Alterations in the CNS and Cyst Formation in the Kidneys of Myelin and Lymphocyte Protein-Overexpressing Mice. J Neurochem, 75: 1927-39

Atanasoski, S, Schreiber, E, Fontana, A, Herr, W (1997). N-Oct 5 is generated by in vitro proteolysis of the neural POU-domain protein N-Oct 3. Oncogene, 14: 1287-94

Atanasoski, S, Toldo, SS, Malipiero, U, Schreiber, E, Fries, R, Fontana A (1995). Isolation of the human genomic brain-2/N-Oct 3 gene (POUF3) and assignment to chromosome 6q16. Genomics, 26: 272-80

Douville, PJ, Atanasoski, S, Tobler, A, Fontana, A, Schwab, ME (1994). The brain-specific POU-box gene brn4 is a sex-linked transcripiton factor located on the human and mouse X chromosomes. Mamm Genome, 5: 180-2

Bölsterli, UA, Atanasoski, S, Göldlin, C (1991). Ethanol-induced enhancement of cocaine bioactivation and irreversible protein binding: evidence against the role of cytochrome P-450IIE1. Alcohol Clin Exp Res, 15: 779-84