Sherry G Clendenon

Sherry G Clendenon

Research Scientist, The Biocomplexity Institute

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Simon Hall MSB-1


  • Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology at Indiana University, School of Medicine, 2000


de Almeida RM, Clendenon SG, Richards WG, Boedigheimer M, Damore M, Rossetti S, Harris PC, Herbert BS, Xu WM, Wandinger-Ness A, Ward HH, Glazier JA, Bacallao RL. Transcriptome analysis reveals manifold mechanisms of cyst development in ADPKD. Hum Genomics. 2016 Nov 21;10(1):37. PubMed PMID: 27871310; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5117508.


Belmonte JM, Clendenon SG, Oliveira GM, Swat MH, Greene EV, Jeyaraman S, Glazier JA, Bacallao RL. Virtual-tissue computer simulations define the roles of cell adhesion and proliferation in the onset of kidney cystic disease. Mol Biol Cell. 2016 Nov 7;27(22):3673-3685. Epub 2016 May 18. PubMed PMID: 27193300; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5221598.


Sluka JP, Fu X, Swat M, Belmonte JM, Cosmanescu A, Clendenon SG, Wambaugh JF, Glazier JA. A Liver-Centric Multiscale Modeling Framework for Xenobiotics. PLoS One. 2016 Sep 16;11(9):e0162428. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162428. eCollection 2016. PubMed PMID: 27636091; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC5026379.


Swat MH, Thomas GL, Shirinifard A, Clendenon SG, Glazier JA. Emergent Stratification in Solid Tumors Selects for Reduced Cohesion of Tumor Cells: A Multi-Cell, Virtual-Tissue Model of Tumor Evolution Using CompuCell3D. PLoS One. 2015 Jun 17;10(6):e0127972. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0127972. eCollection 2015. PubMed PMID: 26083246; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4470639.



Shirinifard A, McCollum CW, Bolin MB, Gustafsson JÅ, Glazier JA, Clendenon SG. 3D quantitative analyses of angiogenic sprout growth dynamics. Dev Dyn. 2013 May;242(5):518-26. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.23946. Epub 2013 Mar 25. PubMed PMID: 23417958.

Clendenon SG, Ward HH, Dunn KW, Bacallao R. High resolution 4-dimension imaging of metanephric embryonic kidney morphogenesis. Kidney Int. 2013 Apr;83(4):757-61. doi: 10.1038/ki.2012.464. Epub 2013 Jan 16. PubMed PMID: 23325081; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3658135.

Sandoval RM, Wagner MC, Patel M, Campos-Bilderback SB, Rhodes GJ, Wang E, Wean SE, Clendenon SS, Molitoris BA. Multiple factors influence glomerular albumin permeability in rats. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2012 Mar;23(3):447-57. doi: 10.1681/ASN.2011070666. Epub 2012 Jan 5. PubMed PMID: 22223875; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3294301.

Clendenon SG, Sarmah S, Shah B, Liu Q, Marrs JA. Zebrafish cadherin-11 participates in retinal differentiation and retinotectal axon projection during visual system development. Dev Dyn. 2012 Mar;241(3):442-54. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.23729. Epub 2012 Jan 13. PubMed PMID: 22247003.

Hester SD, Belmonte JM, Gens JS, Clendenon SG, Glazier JA. A multi-cell, multi-scale model of vertebrate segmentation and somite formation. PLoS Comput Biol. 2011 Oct;7(10):e1002155. doi: 10.1371/journal.pcbi.1002155. Epub 2011 Oct 6. Review. PubMed PMID: 21998560; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3188485.

Clendenon SG, Young PA, Ferkowicz M, Phillips C, Dunn KW. Deep tissue fluorescent imaging in scattering specimens using confocal microscopy. Microsc Microanal. 2011 Aug;17(4):614-7. doi: 10.1017/S1431927611000535. Epub 2011 Jun 24. PubMed PMID: 21729357; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4428593.

Young PA, Clendenon SG, Byars JM, Decca RS, Dunn KW. The effects of spherical aberration on multiphoton fluorescence excitation microscopy. J Microsc. 2011 May;242(2):157-65. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2010.03449.x. Epub 2010 Oct 11. PubMed PMID: 21118240; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4449278.

Young PA, Clendenon SG, Byars JM, Dunn KW. The effects of refractive index heterogeneity within kidney tissue on multiphoton fluorescence excitation microscopy. J Microsc. 2011 May;242(2):148-56. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2010.03448.x. Epub 2010 Sep 27. PubMed PMID: 21118239; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC4450360.

Marrs JA, Clendenon SG, Ratcliffe DR, Fielding SM, Liu Q, Bosron WF. Zebrafish fetal alcohol syndrome model: effects of ethanol are rescued by retinoic acid supplement. Alcohol. 2010 Nov-Dec;44(7-8):707-15. doi: 10.1016/j.alcohol.2009.03.004. Epub 2009 Dec 29. PubMed PMID: 20036484; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2889201.

Clendenon SG, Shah B, Miller CA, Schmeisser G, Walter A, Gattone VH 2nd, Barald KF, Liu Q, Marrs JA. Cadherin-11 controls otolith assembly: evidence for extracellular cadherin activity. Dev Dyn. 2009 Aug;238(8):1909-22. doi: 10.1002/dvdy.22015. PubMed PMID: 19582870; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2773293.

Lin F, Chen S, Sepich DS, Panizzi JR, Clendenon SG, Marrs JA, Hamm HE, Solnica-Krezel L. Galpha12/13 regulate epiboly by inhibiting E-cadherin activity and modulating the actin cytoskeleton. J Cell Biol. 2009 Mar 23;184(6):909-21. doi: 10.1083/jcb.200805148. PubMed PMID: 19307601; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2664974.

Wilson AL, Shen YC, Babb-Clendenon SG, Rostedt J, Liu B, Barald KF, Marrs JA, Liu Q. Cadherin-4 plays a role in the development of zebrafish cranial ganglia and lateral line system. Dev Dyn. 2007 Mar;236(3):893-902. PubMed PMID: 17279575; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2504752.

Liu Q, Frey RA, Babb-Clendenon SG, Liu B, Francl J, Wilson AL, Marrs JA, Stenkamp DL. Differential expression of photoreceptor-specific genes in the retina of a zebrafish cadherin2 mutant glass onion and zebrafish cadherin4 morphants. Exp Eye Res. 2007 Jan;84(1):163-75. Epub 2006 Oct 30. PubMed PMID: 17070801; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC1853368.

Babb-Clendenon S, Shen YC, Liu Q, Turner KE, Mills MS, Cook GW, Miller CA, Gattone VH 2nd, Barald KF, Marrs JA. Cadherin-2 participates in the morphogenesis of the zebrafish inner ear. J Cell Sci. 2006 Dec 15;119(Pt 24):5169-77. PubMed PMID: 17158919.

Liu Q, Duff RJ, Liu B, Wilson AL, Babb-Clendenon SG, Francl J, Marrs JA. Expression of cadherin10, a type II classic cadherin gene, in the nervous system of the embryonic zebrafish. Gene Expr Patterns. 2006 Oct;6(7):703-10. Epub 2006 Feb 20. PubMed PMID: 16488669; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC2562320.

Babb SG, Kotradi SM, Shah B, Chiappini-Williamson C, Bell LN, Schmeiser G, Chen E, Liu Q, Marrs JA. Zebrafish R-cadherin (Cdh4) controls visual system development and differentiation. Dev Dyn. 2005 Jul;233(3):930-45. PubMed PMID: 15918170.

Liu Q, Marrs JA, Azodi E, Kerstetter AE, Babb SG, Hashmi L. Differential expression of cadherins in the developing and adult zebrafish olfactory system. J Comp Neurol. 2004 Oct 18;478(3):269-81. PubMed PMID: 15368532.

Babb SG, Marrs JA. E-cadherin regulates cell movements and tissue formation in early zebrafish embryos. Dev Dyn. 2004 Jun;230(2):263-77. PubMed PMID: 15162505.

Liu Q, Londraville RL, Azodi E, Babb SG, Chiappini-Williamson C, Marrs JA, Raymond PA. Up-regulation of cadherin-2 and cadherin-4 in regenerating visual structures of adult zebrafish. Exp Neurol. 2002 Oct;177(2):396-406. PubMed PMID: 12429186.

Liu Q, Babb SG, Novince ZM, Doedens AL, Marrs J, Raymond PA. Differential expression of cadherin-2 and cadherin-4 in the developing and adult zebrafish visual system. Vis Neurosci. 2001 Nov-Dec;18(6):923-33. PubMed PMID: 12020083.

Babb SG, Barnett J, Doedens AL, Cobb N, Liu Q, Sorkin BC, Yelick PC, Raymond PA, Marrs JA. Zebrafish E-cadherin: expression during early embryogenesis and regulation during brain development. Dev Dyn. 2001 Jun;221(2):231-7. PubMed PMID: 11376490.

Babb SG, Matsudaira P, Sato M, Correia I, Lim SS. Fimbrin in podosomes of monocyte-derived osteoclasts. Cell Motil Cytoskeleton. 1997;37(4):308-25. PubMed PMID: 9258504.