University of Minnesota
University of Minnesota
College of Biological Sciences

Developmental Biology Center


23rd Annual U of MN Developmental Biology Symposium

Developmental biology conference poster





Monday, October 20, 2014

Coffman Memorial Union, Minneapolis Campus

Online registration is now open!








Selected Recent Publications from the DBC

Neuroendocrine control of Drosophila larval light preference.
Yamanaka N, Romero NM, Martin FA, Rewitz KF, Sun M, O'Connor MB, Léopold P.
Science. 2013 Sep 6;341(6150):1113-6. doi: 10.1126/science.1241210. 
PMID: 24009394

Evolving tip structures can explain age-dependent microtubule catastrophe.
Coombes CE, Yamamoto A, Kenzie MR, Odde DJ, Gardner MK.
Curr Biol. 2013 Jul 22;23(14):1342-8. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2013.05.059. Epub 2013 Jul 3.
PMID: 23831290

Mesp1 patterns mesoderm into cardiac, hematopoietic, or skeletal myogenic progenitors in a context-dependent manner.
Chan SS, Shi X, Toyama A, Arpke RW, Dandapat A, Iacovino M, Kang J, Le G, Hagen HR, Garry DJ, Kyba M.
Cell Stem Cell. 2013 May 2;12(5):587-601. doi: 10.1016/j.stem.2013.03.004.
PMID: 23642367

A WRKY transcription factor recruits the SYG1-like protein SHB1 to activate gene expression and seed cavity enlargement.
Kang X, Li W, Zhou Y, Ni M.
PLoS Genet. 2013;9(3):e1003347. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1003347. Epub 2013 Mar 7.
PMID: 23505389

Occupying chromatin: Polycomb mechanisms for getting to genomic targets, stopping transcriptional traffic, and staying put.
Simon JA, Kingston RE.
Mol Cell. 2013 Mar 7;49(5):808-24. doi: 10.1016/j.molcel.2013.02.013. Review. 
PMID: 23473600 [

Activin receptor inhibition by Smad2 regulates Drosophila wing disc patterning through BMP-response elements.
Peterson AJ, O'Connor MB.
Development. 2013 Feb 1;140(3):649-59. doi: 10.1242/dev.085605.
PMID: 23293296

Imparting regenerative capacity to limbs by progenitor cell transplantation.
Lin G, Chen Y, Slack JM.
Dev Cell. 2013 Jan 14;24(1):41-51. doi: 10.1016/j.devcel.2012.11.017. Epub 2012 Dec 27.
PMID: 23273877

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University of Minnesota 
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321 Church St. SE 
Minneapolis, MN 55455

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