Schafer Lab Student Publications


This collection showcases the journal articles and other publications authored by students in the Schafer Lab. The Schafer Lab at the University of Massachusetts Medical School was established in 2015, in the Department of Neurobiology. Student authors are Jeffrey Frost (Neuroscience Program), Philip Feinberg (MD/PhD), Georgia Gunner (Neuroscience Program) and Erica Mondo (Neuroscience Program).


Publications from 2020


A developmental analysis of juxtavascular microglia dynamics and interactions with the vasculature, Erica Mondo, Shannon C. Becker, Amanda G. Kautzman, Martina Schifferer, Christina E. Baer, Jiapei Chen, Eric J. Huang, Mikael Simons, and Dorothy P. Schafer

Publications from 2019


Sensory lesioning induces microglial synapse elimination via ADAM10 and fractalkine signaling, Georgia Gunner, Kasey M. Johnson, Erica Mondo, Liwang Liu, Andrew R. Tapper, and Dorothy P. Schafer

Publications from 2017


A microglia-cytokine axis to modulate synaptic connectivity and function, Sebastian Werneburg, Philip A. Feinberg, Kasey M. Johnson, and Dorothy P. Schafer

Publications from 2016


Microglia: Architects of the Developing Nervous System, Jeffrey L. Frost and Dorothy P. Schafer

Publications from 2015


Shank1 regulates excitatory synaptic transmission in mouse hippocampal parvalbumin-expressing inhibitory interneurons, Wenjie Mao, Takuya Watanabe, Sukhee Cho, Jeffrey L. Frost, Tina Truong, Xiaohu Zhao, and Kensuke Futai