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Dr. Ethan Carver
UC Foundation Collins Associate Professor; Assistant Dean of the Graduate School
Biology, Geology and Environmental Science
Ph.D. - University of Tennessee, Biomedical Sciences
  Ethan-Carver@utc.edu
  423-425-4315
  423-425-2285
  201 Davenport

Carver Lab Website

Research Interests

In my lab we study formation of the spinal chord and vertebral column during zebrafish embryogenesis.

Grants/Projects

 STEM Professional Development grant (Co-director/participant) (2012)

NIH AREA grant (PI) (2009) 1R15AR055798-01A1

NSF MRI grant (PI) (2009) Co-PIs, Dr. Nelson, Dr. Spratt, Dr. Kim, and Dr. Chatzimanolis  DBI-0922941

NSF MRI grant (Co-PI) (2008) PI- Dr. Kovach, Co-PI-Dr. Spratt, Dr. Barbosa, Dr. Kim DBI-0821057

American Cancer Society grant recipient (7/01-7/02) PT-01-130-10-MGO

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development(7/01) 1F32HD08714-01A1
Declined to accept American Cancer Society grant

National Cancer Institute, Institutional Training Grant Recipient (6/99-7/01) CA09217

Recent Publications

Elso ,C., Lu, X., Weisner, P.A., Thompson, H.L., Skinner A., Carver E., Stubbs, L. (2013). A reciprocal translocation dissects roles of Pax6 alternative promoters and upstream regulatory elements in development of pancreas, brain, and eye. Genesis. doi: 10.1002/dvg.22409.

Kim, J., Vaughn, AR., Cho, C., Albu, TV. and Carver, E.A.  (2012). Modifications of Ribonuclease A Induced by p-Benzoquinone. BioOrganic Chemistry 40:92–98.

Lessman, C.A., Taylor, M.R., Orisme, W., and Carver, E.A. (2010). Use of Flatbed Transparency Scanners in Zebrafish Research: Versatile and Economical Adjuncts to Traditional Imaging Tools for the Danio rerio Laboratory. Methods Cell Biol. 100:295-322.

Murray, S.A., Carver, E.A., and Gridley, T. (2006). Generation of a Snail1 (Snai1) conditional null allele. Genesis. 44(1):7-11.

Savagner, P., Kusewitt, D.F., Carver, E.A., Magnino, F., Choi, C., Gridley, T., and Hudson, L.G. (2005). Developmental transcription factor slug is required for effective re-epithelialization by adult keratinocytes. J Cell Physiol. 202(3):858-866.

Oram, K., Carver, E. A., and Gridley, T. (2003). Slug expression during organogenesis in mice. Anat Rec. 271A:189-91.

Carver, E. A., Oram, K., and Gridley, T. (2002). Craniosynostosis in Twist heterozygous mice: a model for Saethre-Chotzen syndrome. Anat Rec. 268:90-92.

Zhao, P., Iezzi, S., Carver, E., Dressman, D., Gridley, T., Sartorelli, V., and Hoffman E.P. (2002). Slug is a novel downstream target of MyoD. Temporal profiling in muscle regeneration. J Biol Chem. 277:30091-300101

Carver, E. A., and Gridley, T. (2002). Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transitions and Cancer. Current Genomics Vol.3, No.4:355-361.