selected publications

Q and A with Ishmail Abdus-Saboor. Neuron, 109, 3187-3189 (2021).

Middleton L, Schaffler M, Succi I, Foster W, Gradwell M, Bohic M, Ejoh L, Abraira V, Abdus-Saboor, I. Identification of touch neurons underlying dopaminergic pleasurable touch and sexual receptivity. bioRxiv (2021)

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*. Behavioral and nociceptor states of inflammatory pain across timescales in 2D and 3D. bioRxiv (2021)

Toussaint A., Foster W., Jones J.M., Kaufmann S., Wachira M., Hughes R., Bongiovanni A.R., Famularo S.T., Dunham B., Schwark R., Fried N.T., Wimmer M., Abdus-Saboor I. Chronic paternal morphine exposure increases sensitivity to morphine-derived antinociception.  bioRxiv (2021)

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).

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).

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).