Nestor Saiz Arenales, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Nestor Saiz Arenales, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Nestor Saiz Arenales, PhD

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Current Position:
Research Scientist, Lionnet Lab, NYU Langone Health, New York, NY


Nowotschin S, Setty M, Kuo YY, Liu V, Garg V, Sharma R, Simon CS, Saiz N, Gardner R, Boutet SC, Church DM, Hoodless PA, Hadjantonakis AK, Pe’er D. (2019) The emergent landscape of the mouse gut endoderm at single-cell resolution. Nature 569(7756):361-367. doi: 10.1038/s41586-019-1127-1. Epub 2019 Apr 8. PMID: 30959515

Simon CS, Zhang L, Wu T, Cai W, Saiz N, Nowotschin S, Cai CL, Hadjantonakis AK. (2018) Gata4 nuclear GFP transcriptional reporter to study endoderm and cardiac development in the mouse. Biol Open 7(12). pii: bio036517. doi: 10.1242/bio.036517. PMID: 30530745

Morgani SM, Saiz N, Garg V, Raina D, Simon CS, Kang M, Arias AM, Nichols J, Schröter C, Hadjantonakis AK. (2018) A Sprouty4 reporter to monitor FGF/ERK signaling activity in ESCs and miceDevelopmental Biology441(1):104-126. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2018.06.017 PMID: 29964027 PMCID: PMC6455974

Liu Y, Pelham-Webb B, Di Giammartino DC, Li J, Kim D, Kita K, Saiz N, Garg V, Doane A, Giannakakou P, Hadjantonakis AK, Elemento O, Apostolou E. (2017) Widespread Mitotic Bookmarking by Histone Marks and Transcription Factors in Pluripotent Stem Cells. Cell Rep 19(7):1283-1293. doi: 10.1016/j.celrep.2017.04.067. PMID: 28514649

Saiz N, Hadjantonakis AK. A developmental insurance policy. (2017) Elife 6. pii: e26260. doi: 10.7554/eLife.26260. PMID: 28350296

Saiz, N., Williams, K. M., Seshan, V. E. & Hadjantonakis, A.-K. (2016) Asynchronous fate decisions by single cells collectively ensure consistent lineage composition in the mouse blastocyst. Nature Communications 7, 13463. doi:10.1038/ncomms13463. PMID: 27857135 PMCID: PMC5120222

Saiz N, Kang M, Schrode N, Lou X, Hadjantonakis AK. (2016) Quantitative Analysis of Protein Expression to Study Lineage Specification in Mouse Preimplantation Embryos. J Vis Exp (108):53654. doi: 10.3791/53654. PMID: 26967230

Freyer L, Schröter C, Saiz N, Schrode N, Nowotschin S, Martinez-Arias A, Hadjantonakis AK. (2015) A loss-of-function and H2B-Venus transcriptional reporter allele for Gata6 in mice. BMC Dev Biol 15:38. doi: 10.1186/s12861-015-0086-5. PMID: 26498761

Saiz, N., Plusa, B. & Hadjantonakis, A.-K. (2015) Single cells get together: High-resolution approaches to study the dynamics of early mouse development. Semin Cell Dev Biol 47-48, 92–100. doi: 10.1016/j.semcdb.2015.06.004. PMID: 26183190 PMCID: PMC4688173

Waghray A, Saiz N, Jayaprakash AD, Freire AG, Papatsenko D, Pereira CF, Lee DF, Brosh R, Chang B, Darr H, Gingold J, Kelley K, Schaniel C, Hadjantonakis AK, Lemischka IR. (2015) Tbx3 Controls Dppa3 Levels and Exit from Pluripotency toward Mesoderm. Stem Cell Reports 5(1):97-110. doi: 10.1016/j.stemcr.2015.05.009. Epub 2015 Jun 18. PMID: 26095607

Schrode, N., Saiz, N., Di Talia, S. & Hadjantonakis, A.-K. (2014) GATA6 Levels Modulate Primitive Endoderm Cell Fate Choice and Timing in the Mouse Blastocyst. Dev Cell 29, 454–467.  doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2014.04.011. PMID: 24835466 PMCID: PMC4103658

Wen D, Saiz N, Rosenwaks Z, Hadjantonakis AK, Rafii S. (2014) Completely ES cell-derived mice produced by tetraploid complementation using inner cell mass (ICM) deficient blastocysts. PLoS One 9(4):e94730. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0094730. eCollection 2014. PMID: 24733255

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