Publications by Year


Kawasaki, K., Ohta, Y., Castro, C. D., & Flajnik, M. F. (2024). The immunoglobulin J chain is an evolutionarily co-opted chemokine. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 121(3), e2318995121.

Nishchal Sapkota, Yejia Zhang, Susan M Motch Perrine, Yuhan Hsi, Sirui Li, Meng Wu, Greg Holmes, Abdul R. Abdulai, Ethylin W. Jabs, Joan T. Richtsmeier, and Danny Z Chen. (2024). ConUNETR: A conditional transformer network for 3D Micro-CT embryonic cartilage segmentation. IEEE International Symposium on Biomedical Imaging (ISBI), 2024 Athens, Greece.

Motch Perrine, S. M.Sapkota, N.Kawasaki, K.Zhang, Y.Chen, D. Z.Kawasaki, M.Durham, E. L.Heuzé, Y.Legeai-Mallet, L., & Richtsmeier, J. T. (2023). Embryonic cranial cartilage defects in the Fgfr3Y367C/+ mouse model of achondroplasiaThe Anatomical Record119

Pitirri, M. K.Richtsmeier, J. T.Kawasaki, M.Coupe, A. P.Perrine, S. M., & Kawasaki, K. (2023). Come together over me: Cells that form the dermatocranium and chondrocranium in miceThe Anatomical Record122

Pitirri, MK, EL Durham, N Romano, J Santos, H Zhen, DZ Chen, K Kawasaki, EW Jabs, JT Richtsmeier, M Wu, SM Motch Perrine 2022 Meckel’s cartilage in mandibular development and dysmorphogenesis. Frontiers in Genetics,

Lesciotto, K.M., L. Tomlinson, S. Leonard, J.T. Richtsmeier. 2022. Normative embryonic and early postnatal cranial bone volume and tissue mineral density values for C57BL/6J laboratory mice. Devel Dyn, DVDY458; doi: 10.1002/dvdy.458, PMID 35092111

Kazuki, Y, FJ Gao, M Yamakawa, M Hirabayashi, K Kazuki, N Kajitani, S Miyagawa-Tomita, S Abe, M Sanbo, H Hara, H Kuniishi, S Ichisaka, Y Hata, M Koshima, H Takayama, S Takehara, Y Nakayama, M Hiratsuka, Y Iida, S Matsukura, N Noda, Y Li, A J Moyer, B Cheng, N Singh, JT Richtsmeier, M Oshimura, RH Reeves. 2022. A transchromosomic rat model with human chromosome 21 shows robust Down syndrome features. Amer J Hum Genet,

Motch Perrine, SM, M Kathleen Pitirri, EL Durham, M Kawasaki, H Zheng, DZ Chen, K Kawasaki, JT Richtsmeier. 2022. A dysmorphic mouse model reveals developmental interactions of chondrocranium and dermatocranium eLife 11:e76653.

Holmes, G., Gonzalez-Reiche A.S., Saturne, M., Motch-Perrine, S.M., Zhou, X., Borges, A.C., Shewale, B., Richtsmeier, J.T., Zhang, B., van Bakel, H., Jabs, E.W. (2021). Single-cell analysis identifies a key role for Hhip in murine coronal suture development. Nat Comm, doi:10.1038/s41467-021-27402-5.

Harmon, D.J., Attardi, S.M., Barremkala, M., Bentley, D.C., Brown, K.M., Dennis, J.F., Goldman, H.M., Harrell, K.M., Klein, B.A., Ramnanan, C.J., Richtsmeier, J.T. and Farkas, G.J. (2021). An Analysis of Anatomy Education Before and During Covid‐19: May–August 2020. Anat Sci Educ.

Pitirri, M.K. and J.T. Richtsmeier (Eds) 2021 Evolutionary Cell Processes in Primates: bone, brains, and muscle, Volume I; DOI

Pitirri, M.K. and J.T. Richtsmeier (Eds) 2021 Evolutionary Cell Processes in Primates: Genes, skin, energetics, breathing, and feeding, Volume II; DOI

Richtsmeier, J.T., M.K. Pitirri. 2021. Evolutionary cell biology in anthropological research, Chapter 1 In Pitirri, M.K. and J.T. Richtsmeier (Eds) Evolutionary Cell Processes in Primates: bone, brains, and muscle, Volume I, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. Pp 1-18.

Martínez-Abadías, N., R. Gonzàlez, R. Mateu, J. Sastre, A. Robert-Moreno, J. Swoger, S.M. Motch-Perrine, K. Kawasaki, J.T. Richtsmeier, J. Sharpe. 2021. How gene expression can induce correlated changes in brain and skull systems, Chapter 8 In Pitirri, M.K. and J.T. Richtsmeier (Eds) Evolutionary Cell Processes in Primates: bone, brains, and muscle, Volume I, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. Pp. 203-226.

Durham, E.L., M.K. Pitirri. 2021. Stem Cells in Primate Evolution, Chapter 9 In Pitirri, M.K. and J.T. Richtsmeier (Eds) Evolutionary Cell Processes in Primates: Genes, skin, energetics, breathing, and feeding, Volume II, CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group. Pp. 213-235.

Motch Perrine, S.M., M.K. Pitirri, E.L. Durham, M. Kawasaki, H. Zheng, D.Z. Chen, K. Kawasaki, J.T. Richtsmeier. 2021. Over 400 million years of cooperation: untangling the chondrocranium-dermatocranium connection.

Pitirri, M. K., Kawasaki, K., Richtsmeier, J. T., 2020. It takes two: Building the vertebrate skull from chondrocranium and dermatocranium. Vertebrate Zoology, 70(4): 587-600.

Kazuki, Y, FJ Gao, Y Li, AJ Moyer, B Devenney, K Hiramatsu, S Miyagawa-Tomita, S Abe, K Kazuki, N Kajitani, N Uno, S Takehara, M Takiguchi, M Yamakawa, A Hasegawa, R Shimizu, S Matsukura, N Noda, N Ogonuki, K Inoue, S Matoba, A Ogura, L . Florea, A Savonenko, M Xiao, D Wu, DAS Batista, J Yang , Z Qiu, N Singh, JT Richtsmeier, T Takeuchi, M Oshimura, RH Reeves, 2020. A non-mosaic transchromosomic mouse model of Down syndrome carrying the long arm of human chromosome 21. eLife 2020, 9:e56223 DOI: 10.7554/eLife.56223.

Zheng, H, S.M. Perrine, M.K. Pitirri, K. Kawasaki, C. Wang, J. Richtsmeier, D.Z. Chen, 2020. Cartilage segmentation in high-resolution 3D micro-CT images via uncertainty-guided self-training with very sparse annotation. to be published in the Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Medical Image Computing and Computer Assisted Intervention (MICCAI), Lima, Peru, October 4-8.

Dias, MS, T Samson, EB Rizk, LS Governale, JT Richtsmeier, and Section on Neurological Surgery, Section on Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, 2020. Identifying the Misshapen Head: Craniosynostosis and Related Disorders. Pediatrics September 2020, 146 (3) e2020015511; DOI:

Motch Perrine, S.M., Wu, M., Holmes, G., Bjork, B.C., Jabs, E.W., Richtsmeier, J.T., 2020. Phenotypes, Developmental Basis, and Genetics of Pierre Robin Complex. J. Dev. Biol. 2020, 8, 30.

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