Poongodi Geetha-Loganathan

Title: Assistant Professor

Education:
Ph.D. Developmental Biology, 2006, University of Freiburg, Germany
M.Sc. Life Sciences, 2000, Bharathidasan University, India

Area(s) of Specialty: Developmental Biology

Research Interests:

Recent Publications:
Hosseini-Farahabadi S, Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Fu K, Richman JM. (2013). Dual functions for WNT5A during cartilage development and in disease. Matrix Biology, 32(5): 252-264.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda N, Hafez I, Fu K, Cullis, Richman JM. (2011). Development of high-concentration lipoplex for in vivo gene function studies in vertebrate embryos. Dev Dyn 240(9): 2108-2119. 

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Christ B, Huang R, Scaal M. (2010). Ectodermal Wnt6 is an early negative regulator of limb chondrogenesis in the chicken embryo. BMC Dev Biol 10:32. 

Buchtová M, Kuo WP, Nimmagadda S, Benson SL, Geetha-Loganathan P, Logan C, Au-Yeung T, Chiang E, Fu K, Richman JM. (2009). Whole genome microarray analysis of chicken embryo facial prominences. Dev Dyn 239(2): 574-591.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Fu K, Whiting CJ, Richman JM. (2009). Expression of WNT signalling pathway genes during chicken craniofacial development. Dev Dyn 238(5): 1150-1165.

Szabo-Rogers HL, Geetha-Loganathan P, Whiting CJ, Nimmagadda S, Fu KK, Richman JM (2009). The olfactory placode is necessary and sufficient to pattern the lateral nasal skeleton Development 136(2): 219-29. 

Szabo-Rogers HL, Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Fu KK, Richman JM (2008). FGF signals from the nasal pit are necessary for normal facial morphogenesis. Dev Biol. 318(2): 289-302.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Scaal M, Huang R, Christ B. (2008). Wnt signaling in somite development. Ann Anat (invited review). 190(3): 208-222.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Scaal M. (2008). Wnt signaling in Limb Organogenesis. Organogenesis (invited review). 4(2): 109-115.

Nimmagadda S, Geetha-Loganathan P, Pröls F, Scaal M, Christ B, Huang R. (2007). Expression and Regulation of Dll4 during chick embryogenesis. Histochem Cell Biol 128(2): 147-152. 

Nimmagadda S, Geetha-Loganathan P, Scaal M, Christ B, Huang R. (2007). FGFs, Wnts and BMPs mediate induction of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) expression during avian somite development Dev Biol 305(2): 421-429.

Nimmagadda S, Geetha-Loganathan P, Pröls F, Scaal M, Christ B, Huang R. (2007). Expression pattern of Vasohibin during chick development Dev Dyn 236(5): 1358-1362.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Huang R, Scaal M, Christ B. (2006). Expression pattern of BMPs during chick limb development. Anat Embryol (Berl) 211(1): 87-93.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Huang R, Christ B, Scaal M. (2006). Regulation of ectodermal Wnt6 expression by the neural tube is transduced by dermomyotomal Wnt11: a mechanism of dermomyotomal lip sustainment. Development 133(15): 2897-904.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Huang R, Scaal M, Christ B. (2006). Role of Wnt-6 in limb myogenesis. Anat Embryol (Berl) 211(3): 183-8.

Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Prols F, Patel K, Scaal M, Huang R, Christ B. (2005). Ectodermal Wnt-6 promotes Myf5-dependent avian limb myogenesis. Dev Biol 288(1): 221-33. 

Wang B, He L, Ehehalt F, Geetha-Loganathan P, Nimmagadda S, Christ B, Scaal M, Huang R. (2005). The formation of the avian scapula blade takes place in the hypaxial domain of the somites and requires somatopleure-derived BMP signals. Dev Biol 287(1): 11-8.

Nimmagadda S, Geetha Loganathan P, Huang R, Scaal M, Schmidt C, Christ B. (2005). BMP4 and noggin control embryonic blood vessel formation by antagonistic regulation of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) expression. Dev Biol 280(1): 100-10.

Loganathan PG, Nimmagadda S, Huang R, Scaal M, Christ B. (2005). Comparative analysis of the expression patterns of Wnts during chick limb development. Histochem Cell Biol 123(2): 195-201.

Nimmagadda S, Loganathan PG, Wilting J, Christ B, Huang R. (2004). Expression pattern of VEGFR-2 (Quek1) during quail development. Anat Embryol (Berl) 208(3): 219-24.