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Zhanna Alekseenko


Ph.D. in Biotechnology, Kuban State Agrarian University, 2003

Current position

Senior Lab Manager, Researcher, Karolinska Institutet, Department of Cell and Molecular Biology, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Publications (since 2005)

  1. Marklund, U., Alekseenko, Z., Andersson, E., Falci, S., Westgren, M., Perlmann, T., Graham, A., Sundstrom, E. and Ericson, J. (2014). Detailed expression analysis of regulatory genes in the early developing human neural tube. Stem Cells Dev 23(1): 5-15.
  2. Dias, J. M., Alekseenko, Z., Applequist, J. M. and Ericson, J. (2014). Tgfbeta signaling regulates temporal neurogenesis and potency of neural stem cells in the CNS. Neuron 84(5): 927-939.
  3. Mong, J., Panman, L., Alekseenko, Z., Kee, N., Stanton, L. W., Ericson, J. and Perlmann, T. (2014). Transcription factor-induced lineage programming of noradrenaline and motor neurons from embryonic stem cells. Stem Cells 32(3): 609-622.
  4. Oosterveen, T., Kurdija, S., Alekseenko, Z., Uhde, C. W., Bergsland, M., Sandberg, M., Andersson, E., Dias, J. M., Muhr, J. and Ericson, J. (2012). Mechanistic differences in the transcriptional interpretation of local and long-range Shh morphogen signaling. Dev Cell 23(5): 1006-1019.
  5. Deng, Q., Andersson, E., Hedlund, E., Alekseenko, Z., Coppola, E., Panman, L., Millonig, J. H., Brunet, J. F., Ericson, J. and Perlmann, T. (2011). Specific and integrated roles of Lmx1a, Lmx1b and Phox2a in ventral midbrain development. Development 138(16): 3399-3408.
  6. Panman, L., Andersson, E., Alekseenko, Z., Hedlund, E., Kee, N., Mong, J., Uhde, C. W., Deng, Q., Sandberg, R., Stanton, L. W., Ericson, J. and Perlmann, T. (2011). Transcription factor-induced lineage selection of stem-cell-derived neural progenitor cells. Cell Stem Cell 8(6): 663-675.
  7. Friling, S., Andersson, E., Thompson, L. H., Jonsson, M. E., Hebsgaard, J. B., Nanou, E., Alekseenko, Z., Marklund, U., Kjellander, S., Volakakis, N., Hovatta, O., El Manira, A., Bjorklund, A., Perlmann, T. and Ericson, J. (2009). Efficient production of mesencephalic dopamine neurons by Lmx1a expression in embryonic stem cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106(18): 7613-7618.
  8. Perlmann, T., Andersson, E., Marklund, U., Deng, Q., Friling, S., Alekseenko, Z., Johansson, S., Jensen, J., Jonsson, M., Thompson, L., Bjorklund, A. and Ericson, J. (2006). Dopamine neuron determinants in the generation of transplantable dopaminergic cells from mouse embryonic stem cells. Cell Transplantation 15: 541-542.
  9. Andersson, E., Tryggvason, U., Deng, Q., Friling, S., Alekseenko, Z., Robert, B., Perlmann, T. and Ericson, J. (2006). Identification of intrinsic determinants of midbrain dopamine neurons. Cell 124(2): 393-405.
Protocols by Zhanna Alekseenko
  1. Chick Neural Tube Explant Culture