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Paul Collodi

Animal Sciences 

  • Professor of Animal Sciences
765.494.9280
765.494.6816
SMTH Room 203A
901 W. State St.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2089

Area of Expertise: Growth and Development

Education: B.S., Mount Union College; M.S., University of Alaska; Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh
Post-doctoral Training: Oregon State University

Research Program

Teaching

ANSC 55500 - Mechanisms of Animal Growth and Development

Awards & Honors

(2008) Editorial Board Member for the journal, Cytotechnology. Elsevier publishers.

(2008) Editor-in-Chief for the journal, Zebrafish. Mary Ann Liebert Publisher.

(2008) Invited speaker at International Fisheries Congress. International Fisheries Congress.

(2008) NIH/NIGMS study section panel. NIH.

(2008) Steering Committee for the Mount Desert Island Biological Lab International Stem Cell Symposium. Mount Desert Island Biological Lab and Jackson Laboratory.

(2007) Purdue University Seeds of Success Award. Purdue University.

(2006) Editor-in-chief. Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publisher.

(2006) NSF Grant review panel. National Science Foundation.

(2006) Steering Committee for the Symposium on Stem Cell Biology. Mount Desert Island Biol. Lab and Jackson Laboratory.

(2005) NIH Grant review panel. National Institutes of Health.

Patents

Collodi, P. (2003). Homologous recombination in zebrafish cell cultures. U.S. Patent No. P-03011. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Collodi, P. (2001). Cell culture system and methods of use. U.S. Patent No. 60/341,355. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Selected Publications

Wong, T. T., & Collodi, P. (2013). Effects of Specific and Prolonged Expression of Zebrafish Growth Factors, Fgf2 and Lif in Primordial Germ Cells in vivo. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun., 430, 347-351.

Wong, T. T., Tesfamichael, A., & Collodi, P. (in press). Identification of Promoter Elements Responsible for Gonad-Specific Expression of Zebrafish Deadend and Its Application to Ovarian Germ Cell Derivation. International Journal of Developmental Biology.

Wong, T. T., & Collodi, P. (2013). Dorsomorphin promotes the survival of zebrafish spermatogonial stem cells in culture and enhances their germ line competency. PLoS One, 8, E71332.

Wong, T. T., & Collodi, P. (2013). Inducible sterilization of zebrafish by disruption of primordial germ cell migration. PLoS One, 8(6), E68455.

Wong, T. T., Tesfamichael, A., & Collodi, P. (2013). Production of Zebrafish Offspring from Cultured Female Germline Stem Cells. PLoS One, 8(5), E62660.

Wong, T. T., Saito, T., Crodian, J., & Collodi, P. (2011). Zebrafish Germline Chimeras Produced by Transplantation of Ovarian Germ Cells into Sterile Host Larvae. Biology of Reproduction, 84, 1190-1197.

Liu, W., & Collodi, P. (2010). Zebrafish dead end possesses ATPase activity that is required for primordial germ cell development. FASEB, 24, 2641-2650.

Liu, W., & Collodi, P. (2010). A zebrafish cell culture assay for the identification of microRNA targets. Zebrafish, 4, 343-348.

Xing, J., El-Sweisi, W., Lee, L. E. J., Collodi, P., Seymour, C., Mothersill, C., & Bols, N. C. (2009). Development of a zebrafish spleen cell line, ZSSJ, and its growth arrest by gamma irradiation and capacity to act as feeder cells. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology. Animal, 45, 163-174.

Xing, J., El-Sweisi, W., Lee, L., Collodi, P., Seymour, C., Mothersill, C., & Bols, N. C. (in press). Development of a zebrafish spleen line, ZSSF, and its growth-arrest by gamma irradiation and capacity to act as feeder cells. In Vitro Cell and Developmental Biology, 1.