Dr. Josep Planas

Dr. Josep Planas

Branch Manager
Biological & Ecosystems Sciences

206-634-1838x7687

Current IPHC Responsibilities

  • Lead, coordinate and supervise biological research activities at the Biological and Ecosystem Science Branch at IPHC.
  • Supervise members of the branch, including the age lab.

Background

Education

  • B.Sc. in Biological Sciences (1984). University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain).
  • Master of Arts in Endocrinology (1988). University of California (Berkeley, CA).
  • Ph. D. in Biological Sciences (1989). University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain).
  • Ph. D. in Fisheries. (1993) University of Washington (Seattle, WA).

Previous positions

  • Postdoctoral Fellow (1993-1996). Department of Pharmacology, School of Medicine, University of Washington (Seattle, WA).
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (1996-1998). Department of Physiology, University of Barcelona (Spain).
  • Assistant Professor (1998-2001). Department of Physiology, University of Barcelona (Spain).
  • Associate Professor. (2001-2015). Department of Physiology and Immunology, University of Barcelona (Spain).
  • Visiting Associate Professor. (Feb. 2013-Aug. 2013). School of Aquatic and Fishery Sciences, University of Washington (Seattle, WA).

Research Activities

  • Reproductive assessment of the Pacific halibut population.
  • Investigation on the effects of environmental influences on somatic growth patterns.
  • Generation of transcriptomic and genomic resources for Pacific halibut.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

 

  • Pauletto M, Milan M, Huvet A, Corporeau C, Suquet M, Planas JV, Moreira R, Figueras A, Novoa B, Patarnello T, Bargelloni L. Transcriptomic features of Pecten maximus oocyte quality and maturation. PLoS One. 2017; 12(3):e0172805.
  • Planas JV, Palstra AP, Magnoni LJ. Editorial: Physiological Adaptations to Swimming in Fish. Front Physiol. 2017; 8:59.
  • Kals, J., Blonk R.J.W., Palstra, A.P., Sobotta, T.K., Mongile, F., Schneider, O., Planas, J.V., Schrama, J.W., Verreth, J.A. Feeding ragworm (Nereis virens Sars) to common sole (Solea solea L.) alleviates nutritional anaemia and stimulates growth. Aquaculture Research. 2017. 48:752-759.
  • Boltaña S, Castellana B, Goetz G, Tort L, Teles M, Mulero V, Novoa B, Figueras A, Goetz FW, Gallardo-Escarate C, Planas JV, Mackenzie S. Extending Immunological Profiling in the Gilthead Sea Bream, Sparus aurata, by Enriched cDNA Library Analysis, Microarray Design and Initial Studies upon the Inflammatory Response to PAMPs. Int J Mol Sci. 2017; 18(2), 317.
  • Pardo BG, Álvarez-Dios JA, Cao A, Ramilo A, Gómez-Tato A, Planas JV, Villalba A, Martínez P. Construction of an Ostrea edulis database from genomic and expressed sequence tags (ESTs) obtained from Bonamia ostreae infected haemocytes: Development of an immune-enriched oligo-microarray. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2016; 59:331-344.
  • Palstra, A.P., Chiba, H., Dirks, R., Planas, J.V., Ueda, H. The olfactory transcriptome and progression of sexual maturation in homing chum salmon Oncorhynchus keta. PLoS ONE. 2015 10(9): e0137404.
  • Crespo, D., Goetz, F.W., Planas, JV. Luteinizing hormone induces ovulation via tumor necrosis factor a-dependent increases in prostaglandin F2a in a nonmammalian vertebrate. Sci. Rep. 2015. 5, 14210.
  • Magnoni, L. J., Roher, N., Crespo, D., Krasnov, A., Planas, J. V. In vivo molecular responses of fast and slow muscle fibers to lipopolysaccharide in a teleost fish, the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Biology. 2015. 4: 67-87.
  • Palstra AP, Rovira M, Rizo, D, Burgerhout E, Torrella JR, Spaink HP, Planas JV. Exercise-induced growth and vascularization of fast skeletal muscle through activation of myogenic and angiogenic transcriptional programs in adult zebrafish. BMC Genomics. 2014. 15: 1136.
  • Marín-Juez R, Rovira M, Crespo D, van der Vaart M, Spaink HP, Planas JV. GLUT2-mediated glucose uptake and availability are required for embryonic brain development in zebrafish. J. Cereb. Blood Flow Metab. 2015. 35: 74-85.
  • Benzekri H, Cousin X, Armesto P, Rovira M, Crespo D, Merlo MA, Mazurais D, Bautista R, Guerrero-Fernández D, Ponce M, Infante C, Zambonino JL, Nidelet S, Gut M, Rebordinos L, Planas JV, Begóut ML, Claros MG, Manchado M. De novo assembly, characterization and functional annotation of Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) and common sole (Solea solea) transcriptomes. Integration in a database and design of a microarray. BMC Genomics. 2014. 15: 952.
  • Chauvigné F, Zapater C, Crespo D, Planas JV, Cerdà J. Fsh and Lh direct conserved and specific pathways controlling semicystic spermatogenesis in flatfish. J. Mol. Endocrinol. 2014. 53:175-190.
  • Calduch-Giner JA, Echasseriau Y, Crespo D, Planas JV, Prunet P, Pérez-Sánchez J. Transcriptional assessment by microarray analysis and large scale meta-analysis of the metabolic capacity of cardiac and skeletal muscle tissues to cope with reduced nutrient availability in gilthead sea bream (Sparus aurata L.). Mar. Biotech. 2014. 16:423–435.
  • Magnoni LJ, Palstra AP, Planas JV. Fueling the engine: induction of AMP-activated protein kinase in trout skeletal muscle by swimming. J. Exp. Biol. 2014. 217: 1649-1652.
  • Marín-Juez R, Díaz M, Morata J, Planas JV. Mechanisms regulating GLUT4 transcription in skeletal muscle cells are highly conserved across vertebrates. PloS ONE. 2013. 8(11):e80628.
  • Magnoni LJ, Crespo D, Ibarz A, Blasco J, Fernández-Borràs J, Planas JV. Effects of sustained swimming on the red and white muscle transcriptome of rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) fed a carbohydrate-rich diet. Comp Biochem Physiol A. 2013. 166: 510-521.
  • Marín-Juez R, Viñas J, Mechaly AS, Planas JV, Piferrer F. Stage-specific gene expression during spermatogenesis in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis), a fish with semi-cystic type of spermatogenesis, as assessed by laser capture microdissection and absolute quantitative PCR. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013. 188: 242-250.
  • Crespo D, Pramanick K, Goetz FW, Planas JV. Luteinizing hormone stimulation of in vitro ovulation in brook trout (Salvelinus fontinalis) involves follicle contraction and activation of proteolytic genes. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2013. 188: 175-182.
  • Castellana B, Marín-Juez R, Planas JV. Transcriptional regulation of the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) interleukin-6 gene promoter. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2013. 35: 71-78.
  • Ribas L, Gómez-Pardo B, Fernández C, Alvarez-Dios JA, Gómez-Tato A., Quiroga MI, Planas JV, Sitjà-Bobadilla A, Martínez P, Piferrer F. A combined strategy involving Sanger and 454 pyrosequencing increases genomic resources to aid in the management of reproduction, disease control and genetic selection in the turbot (Scophtalmus maximus). BMC Genomics 2013, 14:180.
  • Palstra AP, Beltran S, Burgerhout E, Brittijn SA, Magnoni LJ, Henkel CV, Hansen HJ, van den Thillart GE, Spaink HP, Planas JV. Deep RNA sequencing of the skeletal muscle transcriptome in swimming fish. PLoS One. 2013. 8(1):e53171.
  • Kaitetzidou, E., Crespo, D., Vraskou, Y., Antonopoulou, E., Planas JV. Transcriptomic response of skeletal muscle to lipopolysaccharide in the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). Mar Biotechnol. 2012. 14: 605-619.
  • Pereiro, P., Balseiro, P., Romero, A., Dios, S., Forn-Cuni, G., Fuste, B., Planas JV, Beltran, S., Novoa, B., Figueras, A. High-throughput sequence analysis of turbot (Scophthalmus maximus) transcriptome using 454-pyrosequencing for the discovery of antiviral immune genes. PLoS One. 2012. 7(5): e35369.
  • Moreira, R., Balseiro, P., Planas JV, Fuste, B., Beltran, S., Novoa, B., Figueras, A. Transcriptomics of in vitro immune-stimulated hemocytes from the Manila clam Ruditapes philippinarum using high-throughput sequencing. PLoS One. 2012. 7(4): e35009.
  • Felip, O., Ibarz, A., Fernández-Borràs, J., Beltrán, M., Martín-Pérez, M., Planas JV and Blasco, J. Tracing metabolic routes of dietary carbohydrate and protein in rainbow trout using stable isotopes (13C-starch and 15N-protein): effects of gelatinization of starches and sustained swimming. B J Nutr. 2012. 107: 834-844.
  • Magnoni LJ, Vraskou Y, Palstra AP, Planas JV. AMP-activated protein kinase plays an important evolutionary conserved role in the regulation of glucose metabolism in fish skeletal muscle cells. PLoS One. 2012. 7(2): e31219.
  • Crespo D, Mañanós EL, Roher N, Mackenzie SA, Planas JV. Tumor Necrosis Factor Alpha May Act as an Intra-Ovarian Mediator of Luteinizing Hormone-Induced Oocyte Maturation in Trout. Biol Reprod. 2012. 86: 1-12.
  • Yúfera M, Halm S, Beltran S, Fusté B, Planas JV, Martínez-Rodríguez G. Transcriptomic Characterization of the Larval Stage in Gilthead Seabream (Sparus aurata) by 454 Pyrosequencing. Mar Biotechnol. 2012. 14:423-435.
  • Palstra AP, Planas JV. Fish under exercise. Fish Physiol Biochem. 2011. 37: 259–272. Review.
  • Forné I, Castellana B, Marín-Juez R, Cerdà J, Abián J, Planas JV. Transcriptional and proteomic profiling of flatfish (Solea senegalensis) spermatogenesis. Proteomics. 2011. 11: 2195–2211.
  • Marín-Juez R, Castellana B, Manchado M, Planas JV. Molecular identification of genes involved in testicular steroid synthesis and characterization of the response to gonadotropic stimulation in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis) testis. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2011. 172: 130-139.
  • Vraskou Y, Roher N, Diaz M, Antonescu CN, Mackenzie SA, Planas JV. Direct involvement of tumor necrosis factor {alpha} in the regulation of glucose uptake in rainbow trout muscle cells. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2011. 300: 716-723.
  • Roher N, Callol A, Planas JV, Goetz FW, Mackenzie SA. Endotoxin recognition in fish results in inflammatory cytokine secretion not gene expression. Innate Immun. 2011. 17: 16-28.
  • Palstra AP, Tudorache C, Rovira M, Brittijn SA, Burgerhout E, van den Thillart GE, Spaink HP, Planas JV. Establishing zebrafish as a novel exercise model: swimming economy, swimming-enhanced growth and muscle growth marker gene expression. PLoS One. 2010 5(12): e14483.
  • Palstra AP, Crespo D, Van den Thillart GE, Planas JV. Saving energy to fuel exercise: swimming suppresses oocyte development and down-regulates ovarian transcriptomic response of rainbow trout Oncorhynchus mykiss. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2010; 299: R486-R499.
  • Louro B, Passos AL, Souche EL, Tsigenopoulos C, Beck A, Lagnel J, Bonhomme F, Cancela L, Cerdà J, Clark MS, Lubzens E, Magoulas A, Planas JV, Volckaert FA, Reinhardt R, Canario AV. Gilthead sea bream (Sparus auratus) and European sea bass (Dicentrarchus labrax) expressed sequence tags: Characterization, tissue-specific expression and gene markers. Mar Genomics 2010; 3: 179-191.
  • Crespo D, Bonnet E, Roher N, MacKenzie SA, Krasnov A, Goetz FW, Bobe J, Planas JV. Cellular and molecular evidence for a role of tumor necrosis factor alpha in the ovulatory mechanism of trout. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2010;8: 34.
  • Crespo D, Planas JV, Bobe J. Lipopolysaccharide administration in preovulatory rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) reduces egg quality. Aquaculture 2010 300: 240-242.
  • Capilla E, Díaz M, Hou JC, Planas JV, Pessin JE. High basal cell surface levels of fish GLUT4 are related to reduced sensitivity of insulin-induced translocation toward GGA and AS160 inhibition in adipocytes. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2010;298(2):E329-36.
  • Salas-Leiton E, Anguis V, Martín-Antonio B, Crespo D, Planas JV, Infante C, Cañavate JP, Manchado M. Effects of stocking density and feed ration on growth and gene expression in the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis): potential effects on the immune response. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2010 Feb;28(2):296-302.
  • Castillo J, Crespo D, Capilla E, Díaz M, Chauvigné F, Cerdà J, Planas JV. Evolutionary structural and functional conservation of an ortholog of the GLUT2 glucose transporter gene (SLC2A2) in zebrafish. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009;297(5):R1570-81.
  • Díaz M, Vraskou Y, Gutiérrez J, Planas JV. Expression of rainbow trout glucose transporters GLUT1 and GLUT4 during in vitro muscle cell differentiation and regulation by insulin and IGF-I. Am J Physiol Regul Integr Comp Physiol. 2009 ;296(3):R794-800.
  • Cerdà J, Mercadé J, Lozano JJ, Manchado M, Tingaud-Sequeira A, Astola A, Infante C, Halm S, Viñas J, Castellana B, Asensio E, Cañavate P,  Martínez-Rodríguez G, Piferrer F, Planas JV, Prat F, Yúfera M, Durany O, Subirada F, Rosell E, Maes T. Genomic resources for a commercial flatfish, the Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis): EST sequencing, oligo microarray design, and development of the Soleamold bioinformatic platform. BMC Genomics. 2008 Oct30;9:508.
  • Castellana B, Iliev DB, Sepulcre MP, MacKenzie S, Goetz FW, Mulero V, Planas  JV. Molecular characterization of interleukin-6 in the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). Mol Immunol. 2008 Jul;45(12):3363-70.
  • Antonescu CN, Díaz M, Femia G, Planas JV, Klip A. Clathrin-dependent and independent endocytosis of glucose transporter 4 (GLUT4) in myoblasts: regulation by mitochondrial uncoupling. Traffic. 2008 Jul;9(7):1173-90.
  • Roher N, Samokhvalov V, Díaz M, MacKenzie S, Klip A, Planas JV. The proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor-alpha increases the amount of glucose transporter-4 at the surface of muscle cells independently of changes in interleukin-6. Endocrinology. 2008 Apr;149(4):1880-9.
  • Castillo J, Castellana B, Acerete L, Planas JV, Goetz FW, Mackenzie S, Tort L. Stress-induced regulation of steroidogenic acute regulatory protein expression in head kidney of Gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata). J Endocrinol. 2008 Feb;196(2):313-22.
  • Manchado M, Infante C, Asensio E, Planas JV, Cañavate JP. Thyroid hormones down-regulate thyrotropin beta subunit and thyroglobulin during metamorphosis in the flatfish Senegalese sole (Solea senegalensis Kaup). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2008 Jan 15;155(2):447-55.
  • Ribas L, Roher N, Martínez M, Balasch JC, Doñate C, Goetz FW, Iliev D, Planas JV, Tort L, Mackenzie S. Characterization and expression of the transcription factor PU.1 during LPS-induced inflammation in the rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2008 Jan;24(1):35-45.
  • Díaz M, Antonescu CN, Capilla E, Klip A, Planas JV. Fish glucose transporter (GLUT)-4 differs from rat GLUT4 in its traffic characteristics but can translocate to the cell surface in response to insulin in skeletal muscle cells. Endocrinology. 2007 Nov;148(11):5248-57.
  • Doñate C, Roher N, Balasch JC, Ribas L, Goetz FW, Planas JV, Tort L, MacKenzie S. CD83 expression in sea bream macrophages is a marker for the LPS-induced inflammatory response. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2007 Oct;23(4):877-85.
  • Acerete L, Balasch JC, Castellana B, Redruello B, Roher N, Canario AV, Planas JV, MacKenzie S, Tort L. Cloning of the glucocorticoid receptor (GR) in gilthead  seabream (Sparus aurata). Differential expression of GR and immune genes in gilthead seabream after an immune challenge. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 2007 Sep;148(1):32-43.
  • Díaz M, Capilla E, Planas JV. Physiological regulation of glucose transporter (GLUT4) protein content in brown trout (Salmo trutta) skeletal muscle. J Exp Biol. 2007 Jul;210(Pt 13):2346-51.
  • López-Castejón G, Sepulcre MP, Roca FJ, Castellana B, Planas JV, Meseguer J,  Mulero V. The type II interleukin-1 receptor (IL-1RII) of the bony fish gilthead  seabream Sparus aurata is strongly induced after infection and tightly regulated at transcriptional and post-transcriptional levels. Mol Immunol. 2007, 44(10):2772-80.
  • Iliev DB, Castellana B, Mackenzie S, Planas JV, Goetz FW. Cloning and expression analysis of an IL-6 homolog in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). Mol Immunol. 2007, 44(7):1803-7.
  • Iliev DB, Goetz GW, Mackenzie S, Planas JV, Goetz FW. Pathogen-associated gene expression profiles in rainbow trout macrophages. Comp Biochem Physiol Part D Genomics Proteomics. 2006, 1(4):416-22.
  • MacKenzie S, Montserrat N, Mas M, Acerete L, Tort L, Krasnov A, Goetz FW, Planas JV. Bacterial lipopolysaccharide induces apoptosis in the trout ovary. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2006, 4:46.
  • MacKenzie S, Iliev D, Liarte C, Koskinen H, Planas JV, Goetz FW, Mölsä H, Krasnov A, Tort L. Transcriptional analysis of LPS-stimulated activation of trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) monocyte/macrophage cells in primary culture treated with cortisol. Mol Immunol. 2006, 43(9):1340-8.
  • Iliev DB, Roach JC, Mackenzie S, Planas JV, Goetz FW. Endotoxin recognition: in fish or not in fish? FEBS Lett. 2005, 579(29):6519-28. Review.
  • Albalat A, Liarte C, MacKenzie S, Tort L, Planas JV, Navarro I. Control of adipose tissue lipid metabolism by tumor necrosis factor-alpha in rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss). J Endocrinol. 2005, 184(3):527-34.
  • Méndez E, Montserrat N, Planas JV. Modulation of the steroidogenic activity of luteinizing hormone by insulin and insulin-like growth factor-I through interaction with the cAMP-dependent protein kinase signaling pathway in the trout ovary. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2005, 229(1-2):49-56.
  • Mackenzie S, Liarte C, Iliev D, Planas JV, Tort L, Goetz FW. Characterization of a highly inducible novel CC chemokine from differentiated rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) macrophages. Immunogenetics. 2004, 56(8):611-5.
  • Goetz FW, Iliev DB, McCauley LA, Liarte CQ, Tort LB, Planas JV, Mackenzie S. Analysis of genes isolated from lipopolysaccharide-stimulated rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) macrophages. Mol Immunol. 2004, 41(12):1199-210.
  • Capilla E, Díaz M, Albalat A, Navarro I, Pessin JE, Keller K, Planas JV. Functional characterization of an insulin-responsive glucose transporter (GLUT4) from fish adipose tissue. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2004, 287(2):E348-57.
  • Montserrat N, González A, Méndez E, Piferrer F, Planas JV. Effects of follicle stimulating hormone on estradiol-17 beta production and P-450 aromatase (CYP19) activity and mRNA expression in brown trout vitellogenic ovarian follicles in vitro. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2004, 137(2):123-31.
  • Goetz FW, Planas JV, MacKenzie S. Tumor necrosis factors. Dev Comp Immunol. 2004, 28(5):487-97. Review.
  • Méndez E, Maeland M, Skålhegg BS, Planas JV. Activation of the cAMP-dependent protein kinase signaling pathway by luteinizing hormone in trout theca layers. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 2003, 205(1-2):11-20.
  • MacKenzie S, Planas JV, Goetz FW. LPS-stimulated expression of a tumor necrosis factor-alpha mRNA in primary trout monocytes and in vitro differentiated macrophages. Dev Comp Immunol. 2003, 27(5):393-400.
  • Capilla E, Díaz M, Gutiérrez J, Planas JV. Physiological regulation of the expression of a GLUT4 homolog in fish skeletal muscle. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2002, 283(1):E44-9.
  • Méndez E, Smith A, Figueiredo-Garutti ML, Planas JV, Navarro I, Gutiérrez J.  Receptors for insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) predominate over insulin receptors in skeletal muscle throughout the life cycle of brown trout, Salmo trutta. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 2001, 122(2):148-57.
  • Méndez E, Planas JV, Castillo J, Navarro I, Gutiérrez J. Identification of a  type II insulin-like growth factor receptor in fish embryos. Endocrinology. 2001, 142(3):1090-7.
  • Planas JV, Méndez E, Baños N, Capilla E, Castillo J, Navarro I, Gutiérrez J. Fish Insulin, IGF-I and IGF-II Receptors: A Phylogenetic Approach. Amer Zool. 2000, 40(2):223-233. Review.
  • Planas JV, Capilla E, Gutiérrez J. Molecular identification of a glucose transporter from fish muscle. FEBS Lett. 2000, 481(3):266-70.
  • Planas JV, Athos J, Goetz FW, Swanson P. Regulation of ovarian steroidogenesis in vitro by follicle-stimulating hormone and luteinizing hormone during sexual maturation in salmonid fish. Biol Reprod. 2000, 62(5):1262-9.
  • Planas JV, Méndez E, Baños N, Capilla E, Navarro I, Gutiérrez J. Insulin and IGF-I receptors in trout adipose tissue are physiologically regulated by circulating hormone levels. J Exp Biol. 2000, 203:1153-9.
  • Planas JV, Cummings DE, Idzerda RL, McKnight GS. Mutation of the RIIbeta subunit of protein kinase A differentially affects lipolysis but not gene induction in white adipose tissue. J Biol Chem. 1999, 274(51):36281-7.
  • Baños N, Planas JV, Gutiérrez J, Navarro I. Regulation of plasma insulin-like growth factor-I levels in brown trout (Salmo trutta). Comp Biochem Physiol C Pharmacol Toxicol Endocrinol. 1999, 124(1):33-40.
  • Navarro I, Leibush B, Moon TW, Plisetskaya EM, Baños N, Méndez E, Planas JV,  Gutiérrez J. Insulin, insulin-like growth factor-I (IGF-I) and glucagon: the evolution of their receptors. Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol. 1999, 122(2):137-53. Review.
  • McKnight GS, Cummings DE, Amieux PS, Sikorski MA, Brandon EP, Planas JV, Motamed K, Idzerda RL. Cyclic AMP, PKA, and the physiological regulation of adiposity. Recent Prog Horm Res. 1998, 53:139-59.
  • Planas JV, Goetz FW, Swanson P. Stimulation of brook trout ovarian steroidogenesis by gonadotropins I and II is mediated by the cyclic adenosine 3',5'-monophosphate/protein kinase A pathway. Biol Reprod. 1997, 57(3):647-54.
  • Maestro MA, Planas JV, Moriyama S, Gutiérrez J, Planas J, Swanson P. Ovarian  receptors for insulin and insulin-like growth factor I (IGF-I) and effects of IGF-I on steroid production by isolated follicular layers of the preovulatory coho salmon ovarian follicle. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 1997, 106(2):189-201.
  • Cummings DE, Brandon EP, Planas JV, Motamed K, Idzerda RL, McKnight GS. Genetically lean mice result from targeted disruption of the RII beta subunit of protein kinase A. Nature. 1996, 382(6592):622-626.
  • Planas JV, Swanson P. Maturation-associated changes in the response of the salmon testis to the steroidogenic actions of gonadotropins (GTH I and GTH II) in vitro. Biol Reprod. 1995, 52(3):697-704
  • Planas JV, Swanson P, Dickhoff WW. Regulation of testicular steroid production in vitro by gonadotropins (GTH I and GTH II) and cyclic AMP in coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch). Gen Comp Endocrinol. 1993, 91(1):8-24.
  • Planas JV, Swanson P, Rand-Weaver M, Dickhoff WW. Somatolactin stimulates in vitro gonadal steroidogenesis in coho salmon, Oncorhynchus kisutch. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 1992, 87(1):1-5.
  • Planas JV, Bern HA, Millar RP. Effects of GnRH-Associated Peptide (GAP) and its component peptides on prolactin secretion from the tilapia pituitary in vitro. Gen Comp Endocrinol. 1990, 77:386-396.

 

Book Chapters and Books

 

  • Manchado, M., Planas, J.V., Cousin, X., Rebordinos, L., Claros, M.G. Genetic and Genomic Characterization of Soles. In: “The Biology of Sole”. Munoz-Cueto, J.A., Mananos-Sanchez, E.L., Sanchez-Vazquez, F.J., eds. CRC Press. ISBN 9781498727839. 2017, in press.
  • Manchado, M., Planas, J.V., Cousin, X., Rebordinos, L., Gonzalo Claros, M. Current Status in other Fish Species: Description of current genomic resources for the gilthead seabream (Sparus aurata) and soles (Solea senegalensis and Solea solea). In: “Genomics in Aquaculture”. MacKenzie, S., Jentoft, S., eds. Academic Press. ISBN: 978-0-12-8014189. 2016, pp. 195-221.
  • Rodnick, K., Planas, J.V.  In: “Biology of Stress in Fish”, Fish Physiology Series, Vol. 35. Schreck, C.B., Tort, L., Farrell, A., Brauner, C., eds. Elsevier. ISBN: 978-0-12-802728-8. 2016, pp. 251-294.
  • Marín-Juez, R., Capilla, E., Simoes, F., Camps, M., Planas, J.V. Structural and Functional Evolution of Glucose Transporter 4 (GLUT4): a Look at GLUT4 in Fish. In: “Glucose Homeostasis”, Szablewski, L., ed. InTech Open Access Publisher, Rijeka, Croatia. ISBN: 980-953-307-1140-0. 2014, pp. 37-67.
  • Crespo, D., Pramanick, K., Planas, J.V. Cytokines as intraovarian mediators of luteinizing hormone-induced ovulation in fish. In: “Sexual Plasticity and Gametogenesis in Fishes”, Senthilkumaran, B., ed. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, New York. ISBN: 978-1-62618-848-8. 2013, pp. 31-48.
  • Magnoni, L.J., Márquez-Ruiz, P. Palstra AP, Planas, J.V. Physiological consequences of swimming-induced activity in trout. In: “Trout: from Physiology to Conservation”, Polakoff, S.; Moon, T.W., eds. Nova Science Publishers, Inc. Hauppauge, New York. ISBN: 978-1-62417-009-6. 2013, pp. 321-350.
  • Palstra, A.P.; Schaaf, M.; Planas, J.V. Exercise Physiology of Zebrafish: Swimming Effects on Skeletal and Cardiac Muscle Growth, on the Immune System, and the Involvement of the Stress Axis. In: “Swimming Physiology of Fish: Towards Using Exercise to Farm a Fit Fish in Sustainable Aquaculture” Palstra A.P.; Planas, J.V.; eds. Springer, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-642-31048-5. 2013, pp. 323-342.
  • Magnoni, L.J.; Felip, O.; Blasco, J.; Planas, J.V. Metabolic Fuel Utilization During Swimming: Optimizing Nutritional Requirements for Enhanced Performance. In: “Swimming Physiology of Fish: Towards Using Exercise to Farm a Fit Fish in Sustainable Aquaculture” Palstra A.P.; Planas, J.V.; eds. Springer, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-642-31048-5. 2013, pp. 203-236.
  • Planas, J.V.; Martín-Pérez, M.; Magnoni, L.J.; Blasco, J.; Ibarz, A.; Fernandez-Borras, J.; Palstra, A.P. Transcriptomic and Proteomic Response of Skeletal Muscle to Swimming-Induced Exercise in Fish. In: “Swimming Physiology of Fish: Towards Using Exercise to Farm a Fit Fish in Sustainable Aquaculture” Palstra A.P.; Planas, J.V.; eds. Springer, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-642-31048-5. 2013, pp. 237-256.
  • Palstra, A.P.; Planas, J.V. (Editors) Swimming Physiology of Fish: Towards Using Exercise to Farm a Fit Fish in Sustainable Aquaculture. Springer, Berlin. ISBN: 978-3-642-31048-5. 2013, pp: 1-429.
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Professional Activities

  • Member of the Editorial Board for the scientific journals “PLoS ONE”, “Scientific Reports”, “Fishes”, “Reproductive Biology and Endocrinology”.
  • Expert evaluator for funding agencies: Saltonstall-Kennedy Program NOAA, Western Regional Aquaculture Center, Research Council (UK), Research Grants Council (Hong Kong), Agence Nationale de la Recherche (France), Norwegian Research Council (Norway), National Science Foundation EPSCOR Program (US), Ministry of Education and National Evaluating Agency (Spain)