Ronald R. Waclaw, MS, PhD

Member, Cancer Biology and Neural Tumors Program

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Phone 513-803-3336

Email ronald.waclaw@cchmc.org

Forebrain progenitor cell differentiation; “RASopathy” genes
BA: Biology, North Central College, Naperville, IL 1997.

MS: Department of Biology, Ball State University, Muncie, IN, 1997-1999.

PhD:Molecular and Developmental Biology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 1999-2005.

Fellowship: Division of Developmental Biology, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 2005-2010.

Jeong Y, Dolson DK, Waclaw RR, Matise MP, Sussel L, Campbell K, Kaestner KH, and Epstein DJ. Spatial and temporal requirements for sonic hedgehog in the regulation of thalamic interneuron identity. Development. 2011;138:531-541

Waclaw RR, Ehrman LA, Pierani A, Campbell K. Developmental origin of the neuronal subtypes that comprise the amygdalar fear circuit in the mouse. J Neurosci. 2010 May 19;30(20):6944-53. 

Xu Q, Guo L, Moore H, Waclaw RR, Campbell K, Anderson SA. Sonic Hedgehog confers ventral telencephalic progenitors with distinct cortical interneuron fates. Neuron. 2010 Feb;65(3):328-340.

Waclaw RR, Campbell K. Regional control of cortical lamination. Nat Neurosci. 2009 Oct;12(10):1211-2.

Waclaw RR, Wang B, Pei Z, Ehrman LA, Campbell K. Distinct temporal requirements for the homeobox gene Gsx2 in specifying striatal and olfactory bulb neuronal fates. Neuron. 2009 Aug 27;63(4):451-65.

Wang B, Waclaw RR, Allen ZJ 2nd, Guillemot F, Campbell K. Ascl1 is a required downstream effector of Gsx gene function in the embryonic mouse telencephalon. Neural Dev. 2009 Feb 10;4:5.

Allen ZJ 2nd, Waclaw RR, Colbert MC, Campbell K. Molecular identity of olfactory bulb interneurons: transcriptional codes of periglomerular neuron subtypes. J Mol Histol. 2007 Dec;38(6):517-25.

Chen L, Liao G, Waclaw RR, Burns KA, Linquist D, Campbell K, Zheng Y, Kuan CY. Rac1 controls the formation of midline commissures and the competency of tangential migration in ventral telencephalic neurons. J Neurosci. 2007 Apr 4;27(14):3884-93. 

Waclaw RR, Allen ZJ 2nd, Bell SM, Erdélyi F, Szabó G, Potter SS, Campbell K. The zinc finger transcription factor Sp8 regulates the generation and diversity of olfactory bulb interneurons. Neuron. 2006 Feb 16;49(4):503-16.