Publications: (*equal contributions)


William N, Reissner C, Sargent R, Darlington TM, DiBlasi E, Li QS, Keeshin B, Callor WB, Ferris E, Jerominski L, Smith KR, Christensen ED, Gray DM, Camp NJ, Missler M, Williams ME, Coon H. Neurexin 1 variants as risk factors for suicide death. Mol Psychiatry. 2021 Jun 25;. doi: 10.1038/s41380-021-01190-2. PubMed PMID: 34168285.



Taylor MR*, Martin EA*, Sinnen B, Trilokekar R, Ranza E, Antonarakis SE, Williams ME. Kirrel3-mediated synapse formation is attenuated by disease-associated missense variants. J Neurosci. 2020 Jul 8;40(28):5376-5388. doi: 10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3058-19.2020. PubMed PMID: 32503885



Das S, Chen D, Callor WB, Christensen E, Coon H*, Williams ME*. DiI-mediated analysis of presynaptic and postsynaptic structures in human post-mortem brain tissue. J Comp Neurol. 2019 Dec 15;527(18):3087-3098. doi: 10.1002/cne.24722. PubMed PMID: 31152449



Basu R, Duan X, Taylor MR, Martin A, Muralidhar S, Wang Y, Gangi-Wellman L, Das SC, Yamagata M, West PJ, Sanes JR, Williams ME. Heterophilic Type II cadherins are required for high magnitude synaptic potentiation in the hippocampus. Neuron. 2017 Sept 27. PMCID: PMC5634529



Martin EA, Woodruff D, Rawson R, and Williams ME. Examining hippocampal mossy fiber synapses by 3D electron microscopy in wildtype and Kirrel3 knockout mice. eNeuro. 2017 May-Jun;4(3) PubMed PMID: 28670619; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5490256..



Rawson R, Martin EA, and Williams ME. Mechanisms of input and output synaptic specificity:  Finding partners, building synapses, and fine-tuning communication. Current Opinion in  Neurobiology. Curr Opin Neurobiol. 2017 Apr 4;45:39-44. PMID: 28388510



Martin EA*, Muralidhar S*, Wang Z, Cervantes DC, Basu R, Taylor MR, Hunter J, Cutforth T, Wilke SA, Ghosh A and Williams ME. The intellectual disability gene Kirrel3 regulates target-specific mossy fiber synapse development in the hippocampus. eLife 2015;4:e09395



Basu R, Taylor M, and Williams ME. The classic cadherins in synaptic specificity. Cell Adhesion and Migration. 2015,9(3):193-201. doi: 10.1080/19336918.2014.1000072.



Viswanathan S, Williams ME, Bloss EB, Stasevich TJ, Speer CM, Nern A, Pfeiffer BD, Hooks BM, Li WP, English BP, Tian T, Henry GL, Macklin JJ, Patel R, Gerfen CR, Zhuang X, Wang Y, Rubin GM, Looger LL. High-performance probes for light and electron microscopy. Nature Methods. 2015. Jun;12(6):568-76. doi: 10.1038/nmeth.3365.