publications

research articles

Jessica Jones, William Foster, Colin Twomey, Justin Burdge, Osama Ahmed, Talmo Pereira, Jessica Wojick, Gregory Corder, Joshua Plotkin, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor. “A machine-vision approach for automated pain measurement at millisecond timescales.” eLife 9:e57258 (2020). PDF

Heather Rossi, Lily Pachanin, William Foster, Saumitra Pitake, Jennifer Gibbs, Brian Schmidt, Claire Mitchell, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor. “Evoked and spontaneous pain assessment in a dental pulp injury model.” Scientific Reports 10:2759 (2020). PDF

Saumitra Pitake, Leah Middleton, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Santosh Mishra. “Inflammation induced sensory nerve growth and pain hypersensitivity requires the N-type calcium channel Cav2.2.” Frontiers in Neuroscience 13, 1-13 (2019). PDF

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Nathan Fried, Mark Lay, Kathryn Swanson, Justin Burdge, Jessica Jones, Peter Dong, Weihua Cai, Xinying Guo, Yuan-Xiang Tao, Roman Fischer, John Bethea, Minghong Ma, Xinzhong Dong, Long Ding, Wenqin Luo. “Development of a mouse pain scale using sub-second behavioral mapping and statistical modeling.”  Cell Reports 28, 1623-1634 (2019). PDF

William Olson, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Lian Cui, Justin Burdge, Tobias Raabe, Minghong Ma, and Wenqin Luo. “Sparse genetic tracing reveals regionally specific functional organization of mammalian nociceptors.”  eLife 6:e29507 (2017). PDF

Lian Cui, Xuerong Miao, Lingli Liang, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, William Olson, Michael Fleming, Minghong Ma ,Yuanxiang Tao, Wenqin Luo. “Identification of early RET+ deep dorsal spinal cord interneurons in gating pain.”  Neuron 91, 1–17 (2016). PDF

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Muhammad Al-Nufal, Maha Agha, M. Ruinart de Brimont, Alexander Fleischmann, Benjamin Shykind. “An expression refinement process ensures singular odorant receptor gene choice.” Current Biology 26, 1083–90 (2016). PDF

Alexander Fleischmann, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Atef Sayed, Benjamin Shykind.  “Functional interrogation of an odorant receptor locus reveals multiple axes of transcriptional regulation.”  PLoS Biology 11(5):e1001568 (2013). PDF

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Craig Stone, John I. Murray, Meera Sundaram. “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). PDF

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Vincent P. Mancuso, John I. Murray, Katherine Palozola, Carolyn Norris, David Hall, Kelly Howell, Kai Huang, Meera V. Sundaram. “Notch and Ras promote sequential steps of excretory tube development in C.elegans.” Development 138, 3545–3555 (2011). PDF

review articles

Nathan T. Fried, Alexander Chamessian, Mark J. Zylka, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor. “Improving pain assessment in mice and rats with advanced videography and computational approaches.”  Pain 161(7):1420-1424 (2020). PDF

Melanie D. Schaffler, Leah J. Middleton, Ishmail Abdus-Saboor. “Mechanisms of Tactile Sensory Phenotypes in Autism: Current Understanding and Future Directions for Research.” Curr. Psychiatry Rep. 21:134, 1-10 (2019). PDF

Ishmail Abdus-Saboor, Alexander Fleischmann, Benjamin Shykind. “Setting limits: maintaining order in a large gene family.”  Transcription 5:e28978 (2014). PDF