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Thomas Maynard, Ph.D.

Research Associate Professor
  • LaMantia Lab
  • B.A., Physiology and Cell Biology, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1993
  • Ph.D., Biology, University of Oregon, 1999

Lehtinen, M.K., Zappaterra, M.W., Chen, X., Yang, Y.J., Hill, A.D., Lun, M., Maynard, T.M., Gonzalez, D., Kim, S., Ye, P., D'Ercole, A.J., Wong, E.T., Lamantia ,A.S., Walsh, C.A. (2011). The cerebrospinal fluid provides a proliferative niche for neural progenitor cells. Neuron 69:893-905. PMID: 21382550

Tucker, E.S. Lehtinen, M.K., Maynard, T.M., Zirlinger, M., Dulac, C., Rawson, N., Pevny, L., and LaMantia, A.S. (2010). Proliferative and transcriptional identity of distinct classes of neural precursors in the mammalian olfactory epithelium, Development, 137:2471-81. PMID: 20573694

Meechan, D.W. Tucker, E.S., Maynard, T.M. and LaMantia, A.-S. (2009). Diminished dosage of 22q11 genes disrupts neurogenesis and cortical development in a mouse model of 22q11 deletion/DiGeorge syndrome. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA, 106:16434-16439. PMC2752572

Maynard T.M., Meechan D.W., Dudevoir M.L., Gopalakrishna D., Peters A.Z., Heindel C.C., Sugimoto T.J., Wu Y., Lieberman J.A., Lamantia A-.S. (2008). Mitochondrial localization and function of a subset of 22q11 deletion syndrome candidate genes. Mol Cell Neurosci 39:439-51. PMC2729512.

Meechan, D.W., Maynard, T.M., Wu, Y., Gopalakrishna, D., Lieberman, J.A. and LaMantia, A.-S. (2006). Gene dosage in the developing and adult brain in a mouse model of 22q11 deletion syndrome. Mol Cell Neurosci 33:412-28.

6. Maynard, T. M., Haskell, G. T., Peters, A. Z., Sikich, L., Lieberman, J. A., and LaMantia, A.S. (2003). A Comprehensive Analysis of 22q11 Gene Expression in the Developing and Adult Brain. Proc Nat Acad Sci USA 100:14433-8. PMC283609

Maynard T.M., Haskell G.T., Lieberman J.A., LaMantia A.-S. (2002). 22q11 DS: genomic mechanisms and gene function in DiGeorge/velocardiofacial syndrome. International Journal of Developmental Neuroscience 20, 407-419.

Maynard, T. M., Sikich, L, Lieberman, J. A., and LaMantia, A.-S. (2001). Neural development, cell-cell signaling, and the “Two-Hit” Hypothesis of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin 27, 457-76.

Wakamatsu, Y., Maynard, T. M., Jones, S. U., and Weston, J. A. (1999). NUMB localizes in the basal cortex of mitotic avian neuroepithelial cells and modulates neuronal differentiation by binding to NOTCH-1. Neuron 23, 71-81.

  • Associate Research Professor, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology, George Washington University