Associate Professor
Tula Foundation Investigator, Brain Research Centre
MSFHR Scholar
Office Telephone
6048229770
Email
kurt.haas@ubc.ca
Education
Cornell University
Albert Einstein College of Medicine

Podgorski, K., Terpetschnig, E., Klochko, O.P., Obukhova, O.M. and K. Haas, Ultra-bright and -stable red and near-infrared squaraine fluorophores for in vivo two-photon imaging. PloS One. (2013) 7(12):e51980. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0051980.

Chen, S.X., A. Cherry, P.K. Tari, K. Podgorski, K. Kwong, and K. Haas, The transcription factor MEF2 directs developmental visually-driven functional and structural metaplasticity. Cell 151 (2012) 41–55.

Podgorski, K.,, and K. Haas, Fast non-negative temporal deconvolution for laser scanning microscopy. Journal of Biophotonics. (2012) Mar 21. doi: 10.1002/jbio.201100133. PMID: 22438321.

Podgorski, K., Dunfield, D., and K. Haas. Neuronal division of labor drives visual learning in an awake developing brain network. PLoS Biology 10 (2012):e1001236.
doi:10.1371/journal. pbio.1001236. PMID: 22253571.

Hossain, S., Hewapathirane, D.S., and K. Haas, Dynamic Morphometrics reveals contributions of dendritic growth cones and filopodia to dendritogenesis in the intact and awake embryonic brain. Developmental Neurobiology 72 (2012) 615-27. PMID: 21793227.

Podgorski, K., Dunfield, D., and K. Haas. (2012) Neuronal division of labor drives visual learning in an awake developing brain network. PLoS Biology.PMID:22253571:e1001236. Epub 2012 Jan 10.

Hossain, S., Hewapathirane, D.S., and K. Haas. (2011) Dynamic Morphometrics reveals contributions of dendritic growth cones and filopodia to dendritogenesis in the intact and awake embryonic brain. Developmental Neurobiology. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 21793227.

Dunfield, D, Haas, K. (2010) In vivo single cell excitability probing of neuronal ensembles in the intact and awake developing brain. Nature Protocols 5, 841-848.

Chen, SX,Tari, PK, She, K, Haas K. (2010) Cell adhesion molecule contribution to synaptotropic dendritogenesis: NRX-NLG stabilize growth through activity-independent and dependent mechanisms in vivo. Neuron 67, 967-83.

Dunfield, D, Haas, K. (2009) Metaplasticity governs natural experience-driven plasticity of nascent embryonic brain circuits. Neuron 64, 240-50.

Liu, XF, Tari, PK, Haas, K. (2009) PKM zeta restricts dendritic arbor growth by filopodial and branch stabilization within the intact and awake developing brain. Journal of Neuroscience 29, 12229-35.

Hewapathirane, DS, Dunfield, D, Yen, W, Chen, S, Haas, K. (2008) In vivo imaging of seizure activity in a novel developmental seizure model. Experimental Neurology 211, 480-8.

Hewapathirane, DS, Haas, K. (2008) Single-cell electroporation in vivo. Journal of Visualized Experiments 17, 705.

Cline, HT, Haas, K. (2008) The regulation of dendritic arbor development and plasticity by glutamatergic synaptic input: a review of the synaptotrophic hypothesis. Journal of Physiology 586, 1509-17.

Haas, K, Li, J, Cline, HT. (2006) AMPA receptors regulate experience-dependent dendritic arbor growth in vivo. PNAS 103, 12127-12131.

Sin, W-C, Haas, K, Ruthazer, ES, Cline, HT. (2002) Dendrite growth increased by visual activity requires NMDA receptor and Rho GTPases. Nature 419, 475-80.

Haas, K, Jensen, K, Sin, W-C, Foa, L, Cline, HT. (2002) Targeted electroporation in Xenopus tadpoles in vivo – from single cells to the entire brain. Differentiation 70, 148-154.

Haas, K, Sin, W-C, Javaherian, A, Li, Z, Cline, HT. (2001) Single-cell electroporation for in vivo neuronal gene expression. Neuron 29, 583-591.

Foa, L, Rajan, I, Haas, K, Wu, G-Y, Brakeman, P, Worley, P, Cline, HT. (2001) The scaffold protein, Homer1b/c, regulates axon pathfinding in the CNS in vivo. Nature Neuroscience 4, 499-506.

Haas, KZ, Sperber, EF, Opanashuk, LA, Stanton, PK, Moshé, SL. (2001) Resistance of immature hippocampus to morphologic and physiologic alterations following status epilepticus or kindling. Hippocampus 2001 11(6), 615-25.

Haas, K, Cantallops, I, Cline, HT. (2000) Postsynaptic CPG15 promotes synaptic maturation and presynaptic axon arbor elaboration in vivo. Nature Neuroscience 3, 1004-1011.

Haas, K, Cline, HT, Malinow, R. (1998) No change in NMDA receptor-mediated response rise-time during development: evidence against transmitter spillover. Neuropharmacology 37, 1393-8.