1. Shared and disease-specific glial gene expression changes in neuro­ degenerative diseases, Guoyan Zhao, Nature Aging (2023).
  2. Human striatal glia differentially contribute to AD- and PD-specific neurodegeneration
    Jinbin Xu*, Huifangjie L. Farsad, Yiran Hou, Kia Barclay, Ben Anthony Lopez, Shinnosuke Yamada, Ibrahim Olabayode Saliu, Yiming Shi, William C. Knight, Randall J. Bateman, Tammie L. S. Benzinger, Jason J. Yi, Qingyun Li, Ting Wang, Joel S. Perlmutter, John C. Morris & Guoyan Zhao* (*co-corresponding), Nature Aging (2023).
  3. MORA and EnsembleTFpredictor: An ensemble approach to reveal functional transcription factor regulatory networks, Kevin Boyer, Louis Li, Tiandao Li, Bo Zhang, GuoyanZhao, PLoS One. (2023)
  4. Pita-Thomas W., Gonçalves T.G., Kumar A., Zhao G.* and Cavalli V.* (*co-corresponding), Genome-wide chromatin accessibility analyses provide a map for enhancing optic nerve regeneration, Sci Rep. (2021) 11:14924
  5. Ewan EE, Avraham O, Carlin D, Gonçalves TM, Zhao G, Cavalli V. Ascending dorsal column sensory neurons respond to spinal cord injury and downregulate genes related to lipid metabolism. Sci Rep. (2021) 11(1):374. PMID: 33431991; PMCID: PMC7801468.
  6. Hou, Y., Lee, H.J., Chen, Y., Ge, S., Osman, F.O.I., McAdow, R., Mokalled, M., Johnson, S.L., Zhao, G. *, Wang, T. * (*co-corresponding), Cellular Diversity of The Regenerating Caudal Fin, Science Advances, 2020, 6 (33): DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aba2084.
  7. Goodman JV, Yamada T, Yang Y, Kong L, Wu DY, Zhao G, Gabel HW, Bonni A. The chromatin remodeling enzyme Chd4 regulates genome architecture in the mouse brain. Nat Commun. 2020 11(1):3419.
  8. Chen X, Zhang B, Wang T, Bonni A, Zhao G. Robust principal component analysis for accurate outlier sample detection in RNA-Seq data. BMC Bioinformatics. 2020 21(1):269. pdf
  9. Clemens AW, Wu DY, Moore JR, Christian DL, Zhao G, Gabel HW, MeCP2 represses enhancers through chromosome topology-associated DNA methylation, Molecular Cell, 2020: 16;77(2):279-293. 
  10. Oh YM, Mahar M, Ewan EE, Leahy KM, Zhao G, Cavalli V. (2018) Epigenetic regulator UHRF1 inactivates REST and growth suppressor gene expression via DNA methylation to promote axon regeneration. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 115(52):E12417-E12426.
  11. Chen X, Chanda A, Ikeuchi Y, Zhang X, Goodman JV, Reddy NC, Majidi SP, Wu DY, Smith SE, Godec A, Oldenborg A, Gabel HW, Zhao G, Bonni S, Bonni A (2019) The Transcriptional Regulator SnoN Promotes the Proliferation of Cerebellar Granule Neuron Precursors in the Postnatal Mouse Brain. J Neurosci. 39(1):44-62.
  12. Zhao G, Ihuegbu N., Lee M., Schriefer L., Wang T. and Stormo G.D., Conserved Motifs and Prediction of Regulatory Modules in Caenorhabditis elegansG3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics. 2012: 2(4): 469-481. PMID: 22540038, PMCID: PMC3337475
  13. Zhao G, Schriefer L, Stormo GD, Identification of muscle-specific regulatory modules in Caenorhabditis elegans. Genome Research 2007: 17(3): 348-57.
  14. Zhao G, Boekhoff-Falk G, Wilson BA, Skeath JB, Linking pattern formation to cell-type specification – Dichaete and Ind directly repress achaete gene expression in the Drosophila CNS. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 2007: 104(10): 3847-52.
  15. Zhao G, Wheeler SR and Skeath JB, Genetic control of DV patterning and neuroblast specification in the Drosophila CNS, J. Dev. Biol. 2007: 51(2): 107-15
  16. Zhao G and Skeath JB, The Sox-domain containing gene Dichaete/fish-hook acts in concert with vnd and ind to regulate cell fate in the Drosophila Development 2002: 129(5): 1165-74.