Seema

Seema Agarwala

Associate Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

 

Neural patterning and morphogenesis

Bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs) regulate neural tube closure by interacting with the apicobasal polarity pathway. Development. 2011, 138:1379-88.

Johann Eberhart

Assistant Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Neural crest cells and craniofacial development

MicroRNA Mirn140 modulates Pdgf signaling during palatogenesis. Nat Genet. 2008 Mar;40(3):290-8.

Lauren Ehrlich

Assistant Professor

Mol Genetics & Microbiology

Microenvironmental interactions during normal and neoplastic T cell development

Differential contribution of chemotaxis and substrate restriction to segregation of immature and mature thymocytes. Immunity. 2009 Dec;31(6):986-98.

Richard Finnell

Professor
Nutritional Sciences
Chem & Bio Chem

 

Developmental and genetic basis of birth defects in humans and in animal models

The planar cell polarity effector Fuz is essential for targeted membrane trafficking, ciliogenesis and mouse embryonic development. Nat Cell Biol. 2009 Oct;11(10):1225-32.

Janice Fischer

Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Endocytosis and signaling during pattern formation

Ral GTPase promotes asymmetric Notch activation in response to Frizzled/PCP signaling by repressing ligand-independent receptor activation. Development. 2011, 138:1349-59.

Jeff Gross

Associate Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Cell fate specification and morphogenesis of the eye

Uhrf1 and Dnmt1 are required for development and maintenance of the zebrafish lens. Developmental Biology. 2011, 350: 50-63

Jonghwan Kim

Assistant Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Regulatory networks in pluripotent stem cells and cancer

A myc network accounts for similarities between embryonic stem and cancer cell transcription. Cell. 2010 143(2): 313-324

Paul Macdonald

Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Post-transcriptional control of early development

BREs mediate both repression and activation of oskar mRNA translation and act in trans. Dev Cell. 2010 Mar 16;18(3):333-4.

Edward Marcotte

Professor

Chem & Biochem

Systems biology of vertebrate development

Systematic discovery of nonobvious human disease models through orthologous phenotypes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Apr 6;107(14):6544-9.

David Stein

Professor
Mol Cell Dev Biol

 

Dorsal/Ventral and Anterior/Posterior axis patterning in Drosophila

A ventrally located protease in the Drosophila egg controls embryo dorsoventral polarity. Current Biology, 2012 Jun; 22(11): 1013-1018.

Wesley Thompson

Professor
Mol Cell Dev Biol

 

Glial cells in development and repair of neuromuscular synapses

Changes in aging mouse neuromuscular junctions are explained by degeneration and regeneration of muscle fiber segments at the synapse. J. Neuroscience, 2011; 31: 14910-14919.

Steve Vokes

Assistant Professor

Mol Cell Dev Biol

Transcriptional Regulation of Limb Development

A genome-scale analysis of the cis-regulatory circuitry underlying sonic hedgehog-mediated patterning of the mammalian limb. Genes Dev. 2008 Oct 1;22(19):2651-63.

John Wallingford

Associate Professor

HHMI & Mol Cell Dev Biol

Morphogenesis and developmental control of cell behavior

Planar cell polarity acts through septins to control collective cell movement and ciliogenesis. Science. 2010, 329:1337-40.