selected publications

From Abdus-Saboor lab

Schaffler M, Johnson M, Hing B, Kahler P, Hultman I, Srivastava S, Arnold J, Blendy J, Hultman R, Abdus-Saboor I. A critical role for touch neurons in a skin-brain pathway for stress resilience. bioRxiv (2022)

Bohic M., Pattison L., Jhumka A., Rossi H., Thackray J., Ricci M., Foster W., Arnold J., Mossazghi N., Yttri E., Tischfield, M.A., Smith E.S.J., Abdus-Saboor I.*, Abraira V*. Mapping the signatures of inflammatory pain and its relief.  (*joint corresponding authors) bioRxiv (2022)

Elias L, Succi I, Schaffler M, Foster W, Gradwell M, Bohic M, Fushiki A, Upadhyay A, Ejoh L, Schwark R, Frazer R, Bistis B, Burke J, Saltz V, Boyce J, Jhumka A, Costa R, Abraira V, Abdus-Saboor I. Identification of touch neurons underlying dopaminergic pleasurable touch and sexual receptivity. bioRxiv, Cell (in press)

Burdge J, Anissa Jhumka, Bravo I, Abdus-Saboor I. Taking a deep breath: How a brainstem pathway integrates pain and breathing. Neuron 2;110(5):739-741 (2022).

Elias LJ, Abdus-Saboor I. Bridging skin, brain, and behavior to understand pleasurable social touch. Curr Opin in Neurobiol. 73:102527 (2022).

Toussaint A, Foster W, Jones JM, Kaufmann S, Wachira M, Hughes R, Bongiovanni AR, Famularo ST, Dunham B, Schwark R, Karbalaei R, Dressler C, Bavley CC, Fried NT, Wimmer M, Abdus-Saboor I. Chronic paternal morphine exposure increases sensitivity to morphine-derived pain relief in male progeny. Science Advances eabk2425 (2022).

Anissa Jhumka, Abdus-Saboor I. Next generation behavioral sequencing for advancing pain quantification. Curr Opin in Neurobiol. 76:102598 (2022).

Jones J.M., Foster W., Twomey C.R., Burdge J., Ahmed O.M., Pereira T.D., Wojick J.A., Corder G., Plotkin J.B., Abdus-Saboor I. A machine-vision approach for automated pain measurement at millisecond timescales. eLife 9:e57258 (2020).

Rossi HL, See LP, Foster W, Pitake S, Gibbs J, Schmidt B, Mitchell CH, Abdus-Saboor I.  Evoked and spontaneous pain assessment in a dental pulp injury model. Scientific Reports 17;10(1):2759 (2020).

Fried NT, Chamessian A, Zylka MJ, Abdus-Saboor I. Improving pain assessment in mice and rats with advanced videography and computational approaches. Pain 161(7):1420-1424 (2020).

From Ishmail’s Postdoctoral Studies

Abdus-Saboor I., Fried N.T., Lay M., Burdge J., Swanson K., Fischer R., Jones J., Dong P., Cai W., Guo X., Tao Y.X., Bethea J., Ma M., Dong X., Ding L., Luo W. Development of a mouse pain scale using sub-second behavioral mapping and statistical modeling. Cell Reports 6;28(6):1623-1634 (2019).

Olson W., Abdus-Saboor I., Cui L., Burdge J., Raabe T., Ma M., Luo W.  Sparse genetic tracing reveals regionally specific functional organization of mammalian nociceptors. eLife 12;6:e29507 (2017).

Cui L., Miao X., Liang L., Abdus-Saboor I., Olson W., Fleming M.S., Ma M., Tao Y.X., Luo W.  Identification of early RET+ deep dorsal spinal cord interneurons in gating pain.  Neuron 91, 1–17 (2016).

Abdus-Saboor I., Al Nufal M.J., Agha M.V., Ruinart de Brimont M., Fleischmann A., Shykind B.M.  An expression refinement process ensures singular odorant receptor gene choice. Current Biology 26, 1083–90 (2016).

Fleischmann A., Abdus-Saboor I., Sayed A., Shykind B.  Functional interrogation of an odorant receptor locus reveals multiple axes of transcriptional regulation. PLoS Biology 11(5):e1001568 (2013).

From Ishmail’s Graduate School Studies

Abdus-Saboor I., Stone C.E., Murray J.I., Sundaram M.V.  The Nkx5/Hmx homeodomain protein MLS-2 is required for proper tube cell shape in the C.elegans excretory system.  Developmental Biology 366, 298–307 (2012).

Abdus-Saboor I. ., Mancuso V.P., Murray J.I., Palozola K., Norris C., Hall D.H., Howell K., Huang K., Sundaram M.V.  Notch and Ras promote sequential steps of excretory tube development in C.elegans Development 138, 3545–3555(2011).