Dr Neil Bower

Research Officer

Institute for Molecular Bioscience
n.bower@imb.uq.edu.au
+61 7 334 62062

Overview

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy, The University of Queensland
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours1), The University of Queensland

Publications

  • Williams, Steven P., Odell, Adam F., Karnezis, Tara, Farnsworth, Rae H., Gould, Cathryn M., Li, Jason, Paquet-Fifield, Sophie, Harris, Nicole C., Walter, Anne, Gregory, Julia L., Lamont, Sara F., Liu, Ruofei, Takano, Elena A., Nowell, Cameron J., Bower, Neil I., Resnick, Daniel, Smyth, Gordon K., Coultas, Leigh, Hogan, Benjamin M., Fox, Stephen B., Mueller, Scott N., Simpson, Kaylene J., Achen, Marc G. and Stacker, Steven A. (2017) Genome-wide functional analysis reveals central signaling regulators of lymphatic endothelial cell migration and remodeling. Science Signaling, 10 499: . doi:10.1126/scisignal.aal2987

  • Bower, Neil I., Koltowska, Katarzyna, Pichol-Thievend, Cathy, Virshup, Isaac, Paterson, Scott, Lagendijk, Anne K., Wang, Weili, Lindsey, Benjamin W., Bent, Stephen J., Baek, Sungmin, Rondon-Galeano, Maria, Hurley, Daniel G., Mochizuki, Naoki, Simons, Cas, Francois, Mathias, Wells, Christine A., Kaslin, Jan and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2017) Mural lymphatic endothelial cells regulate meningeal angiogenesis in the zebrafish. Nature Neuroscience, 20 6: 774-783. doi:10.1038/nn.4558

  • De Angelis, Jessica E., Lagendijk, Anne K., Chen, Huijun, Tromp, Alisha, Bower, Neil I., Tunny, Kathryn A., Brooks, Andrew J., Bakkers, Jeroen, Francois, Mathias, Yap, Alpha S., Simons, Cas, Wicking, Carol, Hogan, Benjamin M. and Smith, Kelly A. (2017) Tmem2 regulates embryonic Vegf signaling by controlling hyaluronic acid turnover. Developmental Cell, 40 2: 123-136. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2016.12.017

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Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy

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Publications

Journal Article

  • Williams, Steven P., Odell, Adam F., Karnezis, Tara, Farnsworth, Rae H., Gould, Cathryn M., Li, Jason, Paquet-Fifield, Sophie, Harris, Nicole C., Walter, Anne, Gregory, Julia L., Lamont, Sara F., Liu, Ruofei, Takano, Elena A., Nowell, Cameron J., Bower, Neil I., Resnick, Daniel, Smyth, Gordon K., Coultas, Leigh, Hogan, Benjamin M., Fox, Stephen B., Mueller, Scott N., Simpson, Kaylene J., Achen, Marc G. and Stacker, Steven A. (2017) Genome-wide functional analysis reveals central signaling regulators of lymphatic endothelial cell migration and remodeling. Science Signaling, 10 499: . doi:10.1126/scisignal.aal2987

  • Bower, Neil I., Koltowska, Katarzyna, Pichol-Thievend, Cathy, Virshup, Isaac, Paterson, Scott, Lagendijk, Anne K., Wang, Weili, Lindsey, Benjamin W., Bent, Stephen J., Baek, Sungmin, Rondon-Galeano, Maria, Hurley, Daniel G., Mochizuki, Naoki, Simons, Cas, Francois, Mathias, Wells, Christine A., Kaslin, Jan and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2017) Mural lymphatic endothelial cells regulate meningeal angiogenesis in the zebrafish. Nature Neuroscience, 20 6: 774-783. doi:10.1038/nn.4558

  • De Angelis, Jessica E., Lagendijk, Anne K., Chen, Huijun, Tromp, Alisha, Bower, Neil I., Tunny, Kathryn A., Brooks, Andrew J., Bakkers, Jeroen, Francois, Mathias, Yap, Alpha S., Simons, Cas, Wicking, Carol, Hogan, Benjamin M. and Smith, Kelly A. (2017) Tmem2 regulates embryonic Vegf signaling by controlling hyaluronic acid turnover. Developmental Cell, 40 2: 123-136. doi:10.1016/j.devcel.2016.12.017

  • Bower, Neil I., Vogrin, Adam J., Le Guen, Ludovic, Chen, Huijun, Stacker, Steven A., Achen, Marc G. and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2017) Vegfd modulates both angiogenesis and lymphangiogenesis during zebrafish embryonic development. Development, 144 3: 507-518. doi:10.1242/dev.146969

  • Capon, Samuel James, Baillie, Gregory, Bower, Neil, Da Silva, Jason Andrew, Paterson, Scott, Hogan, Ben, Simons, Cas and Smith, Kelly (2017) Utilising polymorphisms to achieve allele-specific genome editiing in zebrafish. Biology Open, 6 1: 125-131. doi:10.1242/bio.020974

  • Crawford, Joanna, Bower, Neil I., Hogan, Benjamin M., Taft, Ryan J., Gabbett, Michael T., McGaughran, Julie and Simons, Cas (2016) Expanding the genotypic spectrum of CCBE1 mutations in Hennekam syndrome. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part A, 170 10: 2694-2697. doi:10.1002/ajmg.a.37803

  • Koenig, Andrew L., Baltrunaite, Kristina, Bower, Neil I., Rossi, Andrea, Stainier, Didier Y. R., Hogan, Benjamin M. and Sumanas, Saulius (2016) Vegfa signaling promotes zebrafish intestinal vasculature development through endothelial cell migration from the posterior cardinal vein. Developmental Biology, 411 1: 115-127. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.01.002

  • Koltowska, Katarzyna, Paterson, Scott, Bower, Neil I., Baillie, Gregory J., Lagendijk, Anne K., Astin, Jonathan W., Chen, Huijun, Francois, Mathias, Crosier, Philip S., Taft, Ryan J., Simons, Cas, Smith, Kelly A. and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2015) mafba is a downstream transcriptional effector of Vegfc signaling essential for embryonic lymphangiogenesis in zebrafish. Genes and Development, 29 15: 1618-1630. doi:10.1101/gad.263210.115

  • Jeffery, Jessie, Neyt, Christine, Moore, Wade, Paterson, Scott, Bower, Neil I., Chenevix-Trench, Georgia, Verkade, Heather, Hogan, Benjamin M. and Khanna, Kum Kum (2015) Cep55 regulates embryonic growth and development by promoting Akt stability in zebrafish. The FASEB Journal, 29 5: 1999-2009. doi:10.1096/fj.14-265090

  • Coxam, Baptiste, Sabine, Amelie, Bower, Neil I., Smith, Kelly A., Pichol-Thievend, Cathy, Skoczylas, Renae, Astin, Jonathan W., Frampton, Emmanuelle, Jaquet, Muriel, Crosier, Philip S., Parton, Robert G., Harvey, Natasha L., Petrova, Tatiana V., Schulte-Merker, Stefan, Francois, Mathias and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2014) Pkd1 regulates lymphatic vascular morphogenesis during development. Cell Reports, 7 3: 623-633. doi:10.1016/j.celrep.2014.03.063

  • Le Guen, Ludovic, Karpanen, Terhi, Dorte, Schulte, Harris, Nicole C., Koltowska, Katarzyna, Roukens, Guy, Bower, Neil I., van Impel, Andreas, Stacker, Steven A., Achen, Marc G., Schulte-Merker, Stefan and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2014) Ccbe1 regulates Vegfc-mediated induction of Vegfr3 signaling during embryonic lymphangiogenesis. Development, 141 6: 1239-1249. doi:10.1242/dev.100495

  • Kartopawiro, Joëlle, Neil Bower, Neil I., Karnezis, Tara, Kazenwadel, Jan, Betterman, Kelly L., Lesieur, Emmanuelle, Koltowska, Katarzyna, Astin, Jonathan, Crosier, Philip, Vermeren, Sonja, Achen, Marc G., Stacker, Steven A., Smith, Kelly A., Harvey, Natasha L., François, Mathias and Hogan, Benjamin M. (2013) Arap3 is dysregulated in a mouse model of hypotrichosis-lymphedema-telangiectasia and regulates lymphatic vascular development. Human Molecular Genetics, Advance Access 1-12. doi:10.1093/hmg/ddt518

  • Bower, Neil I., de la Serrana, Daniel Garcia, Cole, Nicholas J., Hollway, Georgina E., Lee, Hung-Tai, Assinder, Stephen and Johnston, Ian A. (2012) Stac3 is required for myotube formation and myogenic differentiation in vertebrate skeletal muscle. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 287 52: 43936-43949. doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.361311

  • Macheda, Maria L., Sun, Willy W., Kugathasan, Kumudhini, Hogan, Benjamin M., Bower, Neil L., Halford, Michael M., Zhang, You Fang, Jacques, Bonnie E., Lieschke, Graham J., Dabdoub, Alain and Stacker, Steven A. (2012) The Wnt receptor Ryk plays a role in mammalian planar cell polarity signaling. Journal of Biological Chemistry, 287 35: 29312-29323. doi:10.1074/jbc.M112.362681

  • Wang, Y.H., Bower, N.I., Reverter, A., Tan, S.H., De Jager, N., Wang, R., McWilliam, S.M., Cafe, L.M., Greenwood, P.L. and Lehnert, S.A. (2009) Gene expression patterns during intramuscular fat development in cattle. Journal of Animal Science, 87 1: 119-130. doi:10.2527/jas.2008-1082

  • Bower, Neil Ivan, Moser, Ralf Joachim, Hill, Jonathan Robert and Lehnert, Sigrid Arabella (2007) Universal reference method for real-time PCR gene expression analysis of preimplantation embryos. BioTechniques, 42 2: 199-206.

  • Bower, Neil I., Casu, Rosanne E., Maclean, Donald J., Reverter, Antonio, Chapman, Scott C. and Manners, John M. (2005) Transcriptional response of sugarcane roots to methyl jasmonate. Plant Science, 168 3: 761-772. doi:10.1016/j.plantsci.2004.10.006

Conference Publication

  • Bower, Neil, Kartopawiro, Joelle, Le Guen, Ludovic, Karnezis, Tara, Achen, Marc, Stacker, Steven, Francois, Matt and Hogan, Benjamin (2014). IQGAP2 is a novel mediator of Vegf-signaling during zebrafish lymphangiogenesis and angiogenesis. In: Angiogenesis. , , (977-978). .

  • Le Guen, Ludovic, Karpanen, Terhi, Schulte, Dorte, Harris, Nicole C., Bower, Neil, I., Koltowska, Katarzyna, Roukens, Guy, Van Impel, Andreas, Stacker, Steven A., Achen, Marc, Schulte-Merker, Stefan and Hogan, Ben M. (2014). Ccbe1 regulates Vegfc-mediated induction of Vegfr3 signaling during embryonic lymphangiogenesis. In: Abstracts - Vascular matrix biology and bioengineering workshop IV and biology of signaling in the cardiovascular system workshop III. Vascular matrix biology and bioengineering workshop IV and biology of signaling in the cardiovascular system workshop III, Hyannis, MA United States, (279-280). 20 - 24 October 1013. doi:10.1007/s10456-013-9412-3

  • Bower, N. I., Casu, R. E., Maclean, D. J., Manners, J. and Chapman, S. (2002). Identification of genes involved in the defence response in the roots of sugarcane through the use of microarray technology. In: ComBio 2002 Combined Conference Abstracts. ComBio 2002 Conference, Sydney, Australia, (). 30 September - 3 October 2002.

  • Bower, N. I., Casu, R. E., Maclean, D. J. and Manners, J. M. (2000). Isolation of genes involved in the defence response in the roots of sugarcane. In: ComBio 2000 : combined conference abstracts : 44th Annual ASBMB, 40th Annual ASPP, Annual NZSBMB, 22nd Annual NZSPP. Combio 2000, Wellington, New Zealand, (7-2). 11-14 December, 2000.

Other Outputs

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor