PUBLICATIONS (Click here for my Researchgate profile)

--- Research Papers ---

(submitted) Özpolat B.D., Handberg-Thorsager M., Vervoort M., Balavoine G. Live­-imaging with cell cycle indicator FUCCI reveals cell cycle arrest and differentiation patterns during development in the segmented worm Platynereis dumerilii. .

(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., 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., Germline and gonad regeneration in metazoans. Springer (Book Chapter)

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)