Dr Marco Brancaccio

Interests

Cellular and molecular basis of circadian clocks in the suprachiasmatic nucleus

Research Focus

Keywords

circadian

scn

network

clock

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

Calcium imaging

Lentiviral vectors, AAV vectors

Microscopy

Organotypic cell culture

Video time lapse live imaging

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


Publications

2016

Edwards MD, Brancaccio M, Chesham JE, Maywood ES, Hastings MH (2016), “Rhythmic expression of cryptochrome induces the circadian clock of arrhythmic suprachiasmatic nuclei through arginine vasopressin signaling” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A Mar 8;113(10):2732-7

2015

Parsons MJ, Brancaccio M, Sethi S, Maywood ES, Satija R, Edwards JK, Jagannath A, Couch Y, Finelli MJ, Smyllie NJ, Esapa C, Butler R, Barnard AR, Chesham JE, Saito S, Joynson G, Wells S, Foster RG, Oliver PL, Simon MM, Mallon AM, Hastings MH, Nolan PM (2015), “The Regulatory Factor ZFHX3 Modifies Circadian Function in SCN via an AT Motif-Driven Axis.” Cell 162(3):607-21 Details

2014

Brancaccio M, Enoki R, Mazuski CN, Jones J, Evans JA, Azzi A (2014), “Network-mediated encoding of circadian time: the suprachiasmatic nucleus (SCN) from genes to neurons to circuits, and back.” J Neurosci 34(46):15192-9 Details

Hastings MH, Brancaccio M, Maywood ES (2014), “Circadian pacemaking in cells and circuits of the suprachiasmatic nucleus.” J Neuroendocrinol 26(1):2-10 Details

2013

Brancaccio M, Maywood ES, Chesham JE, Loudon AS, Hastings MH (2013), “A Gq-Ca2+ axis controls circuit-level encoding of circadian time in the suprachiasmatic nucleus.” Neuron 78(4):714-28 Details

Maywood ES, Drynan L, Chesham JE, Edwards MD, Dardente H, Fustin JM, Hazlerigg DG, O'Neill JS, Codner GF, Smyllie NJ, Brancaccio M, Hastings MH (2013), “Analysis of core circadian feedback loop in suprachiasmatic nucleus of mCry1-luc transgenic reporter mouse.” Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 110(23):9547-52 Details

2010

Brancaccio M, Pivetta C, Granzotto M, Filippis C, Mallamaci A (2010), “Emx2 and Foxg1 inhibit gliogenesis and promote neuronogenesis.” Stem Cells 28(7):1206-18 Details