Teresa Nicolson, PhD

Edward C. and Amy H. Sewall Professor of Otolaryngology — Head & Neck Surgery

Hair Cell Structure, Mechanics, & Function

Smith, E, Sun, P, Nicolson T. (2023) Differential expression of mechanotransduction complex genes in auditory/vestibular hair cells in zebrafish. Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience, 16: 1274822.

Sun, P, Smith, E, Nicolson T. (2024) Transmembrane Channel-Like (Tmc) Subunits Contribute to Frequency Sensitivity in the Zebrafish Utricle. Journal of Neuroscience, 44 (1): e1298232023.

Gao, Yan, Yousuf A. Khan, Weike Mo, K. Ian White, Matthew Perkins, Richard A. Pfuetzner, Josef G. Trapani, Axel T. Brunger, and Teresa Nicolson. “Sensory Deficit Screen Identifies Nsf Mutation That Differentially Affects SNARE Recycling and Quality Control.” Cell Reports 42, no. 4 (April 5, 2023): 112345.

Holt, Jeffrey R., Mélanie Tobin, Johannes Elferich, Eric Gouaux, Angela Ballesteros, Zhiqiang Yan, Zubair M. Ahmed, and Teresa Nicolson. “Putting the Pieces Together: The Hair Cell Transduction Complex.” Journal of the Association for Research in Otolaryngology: JARO 22, no. 6 (December 2021): 601–8.

Smith, Eliot T., Itallia Pacentine, Anna Shipman, Matthew Hill, and Teresa Nicolson. “Disruption of Tmc1/2a/2b Genes in Zebrafish Reveals Subunit Requirements in Subtypes of Inner Ear Hair Cells.” The Journal of Neuroscience: The Official Journal of the Society for Neuroscience 40, no. 23 (June 3, 2020): 4457–68.

Animal Models for Human Deafness

Erickson, Timothy, Itallia V. Pacentine, Alexandra Venuto, Rachel Clemens, and Teresa Nicolson. “The Lhfpl5 Ohnologs Lhfpl5a and Lhfpl5b Are Required for Mechanotransduction in Distinct Populations of Sensory Hair Cells in Zebrafish.” Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 12 (2019): 320.

Gao, Yan, and Teresa Nicolson. “Temporal Vestibular Deficits in Synaptojanin 1 (Synj1) Mutants.” Frontiers in Molecular Neuroscience 13 (2020): 604189.

Nicolson, Teresa. “Navigating Hereditary Hearing Loss: Pathology of the Inner Ear.” Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience 15 (2021): 660812.

Pacentine, Itallia V., and Teresa Nicolson. “Subunits of the Mechano-Electrical Transduction Channel, Tmc1/2b, Require Tmie to Localize in Zebrafish Sensory Hair Cells.” PLoS Genetics 15, no. 2 (February 2019): e1007635.