PUBLICATIONS (Click for Google Scholar, or Researchgate)

--- Research Papers ---

(in prep.) Özpolat B.D., Borovikov A., Zattara E.E., Bely A.E. Analysis of Wnt pathway gene expression at the lateral line in the annelid Pristina leidyi.

Özpolat B.D., Handberg-Thorsager M., Vervoort M., Balavoine G. Cell lineage and cell cycling analyses of the 4d micromere using live imaging in the marine annelid Platynereis dumerilii. eLife DOI: 10.7554/eLife.30463 (2017) 

Özpolat B.D., Sloane E., Zattara E.E., Bely A.E. Plasticity and regeneration of gonads in the annelid Pristina leidyi.  EvoDevo 7:22. (2016)

Özpolat B.D., Bely A.E.. Gonad establishment during asexual reproduction in the annelid Pristina leidyi. Dev. Biol. 405(1):123–36. (2015) 

Özpolat B.D., Zapata M., Frugé J.D., Coote J., Lee J., Muneoka K., Anderson R. Regeneration of the elbow joint in the developing chick embryo recapitulates development. Dev. Biol. 372(2):229-38. (2012)

Özpolat B.D. (Ph.D. Dissertation) Development and Regeneration of the Elbow Joint in the Chicken Embryo. (2010)

Tran U., Pickney L.M., Özpolat B.D., Wessely O. Xenopus Bicaudal-C is required for the differentiation of the amphibian pronephros. Dev. Biol. 307(1):152-64. (2007) 

--- Reviews and Book Chapters ---

(in prep.) Özpolat B.D., Bely A.E. Germline and stem cell regeneration in annelids. (Review)

Özpolat B.D., Bely A.E. Developmental and molecular biology of annelid regeneration: a comparative review of recent studies. Current Op. in Gen. Dev. Volume 40,  pg: 144–153. (2016) (Review)

Özpolat B.D., Gökçümen Ö. Humans and philosophy under the light of evolution. Cogito YKY (60-61). (2009) (Book Chapter in Turkish)