Nicole H. Wilson
  • University of Zurich
Research fields
  • Neuroscience
Personal information


Ph.D. in Neurobiology, Faculty of Science, School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Queensland, Australia, 2006

Current position

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Molecular Life Sciences, University of Zurich, Switzerland (2007-present)


  1. Andermatt, I.*, Wilson, N.* and Stoeckli, E. T. (2014). In ovo electroporation of miRNA-based-plasmids to investigate gene function in the developing neural tube. Methods Mol Biol 1101: 353-368. (*Equal contribution)
  2. Wilson, N. H. and Stoeckli, E. T. (2013). Sonic hedgehog regulates its own receptor on postcrossing commissural axons in a glypican1-dependent manner. Neuron 79(3): 478-491.
  3. Aviles, E. C.*, Wilson, N. H.* and Stoeckli, E. T. (2013). Sonic hedgehog and Wnt: antagonists in morphogenesis but collaborators in axon guidance. Front Cell Neurosci 7: 86. (*Equal contribution)
  4. Kee, N., Wilson, N., Key, B. and Cooper, H. M. (2013). Netrin-1 is required for efficient neural tube closure. Dev Neurobiol 73(2): 176-187.
  5. Wilson, N. H. and Stoeckli, E. T. (2012). In ovo electroporation of miRNA-based plasmids in the developing neural tube and assessment of phenotypes by DiI injection in open-book preparations. J Vis Exp(68).
  6. Wilson, N. H. and Stoeckli, E. T. (2012). Sonic Hedgehog regulates Wnt activity during neural circuit formation. Vitam Horm 88: 173-209.
  7. Wilson, N. H. and Stoeckli, E. T. (2011). Cell type specific, traceable gene silencing for functional gene analysis during vertebrate neural development. Nucleic Acids Res 39(20): e133.
  8. Kee, N., Wilson, N., De Vries, M., Bradford, D., Key, B. and Cooper, H. M. (2008). Neogenin and RGMa control neural tube closure and neuroepithelial morphology by regulating cell polarity. J Neurosci 28(48): 12643-12653.
  9. Shin, G. J. and Wilson, N. H. (2008). Overexpression of repulsive guidance molecule (RGM) a induces cell death through Neogenin in early vertebrate development. J Mol Histol 39(1): 105-113.
  10. Wilson, N. H. and Key, B. (2007). Neogenin: one receptor, many functions. The international journal of biochemistry & cell biology 39(5): 874-878.
  11. Wilson, N. H. and Key, B. (2006). Neogenin interacts with RGMa and netrin-1 to guide axons within the embryonic vertebrate forebrain. Dev Biol 296(2): 485-498.
  12. Wilson, N., Esfandiary, E. and Bedi, K. S. (2000). Cryosections of pre-irradiated adult rat spinal cord tissue support axonal regeneration in vitro. Int J Dev Neurosci 18(8): 735-741.
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