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Fontana, Crews published in Developmental Biology

October 7, 2012

The article “Transcriptome analysis of Drosophila CNS midline cells reveals diverse peptidergic properties and a role for castor in neuronal differentiation” by Joe Fontana and Stephen Crews was published in Developmental Biology and was selected as the cover article. This … Continued

Watson, Crews published in Development

August 4, 2012

The article “Formation and specification of a Drosophila dopaminergic precursor cell” by Joseph Watson and Stephen Crews was published in Development.

Pearson et al. published in Developmental Biology

May 5, 2012

The article “Drosophila melanogaster Zelda and Single-minded collaborate to regulate an evolutionarily dynamic CNS midline cell enhancer” by Pearson et al. was published in Developmental Biology. Authors are Joe Pearson, Joseph Watson, and Stephen Crews.

Welcome Balaban to the lab

May 3, 2012

Alexandra “Tally” Balaban joined the lab as a research technician. Tally graduated from Duke University with a BS in Mathematics and Computational Biology.

Stagg begins postdoc research at Duke

October 10, 2011

Stephanie Stagg, former graduate student, begins postdoctoral research in Rebecca Yang’s lab at Duke University. Dr. Yang’s lab studies the neurobiology of Drosophila decision-making.

Freer et al. published in Gene Expression Patterns

October 7, 2011

The article “Molecular and functional analysis of Drosophila single-minded larval central brain expression” by Freer et al. was published in Gene Expression Patterns. Stephanie Freer and Daniel Lau are co-first authors.

Crews Lab awarded R01

July 22, 2011

The lab was awarded an NIH/NINDS R01 grant “Molecular Genetics of Midline Glial Development” to run from 2011-2016.

Stagg et al. published in Development

May 5, 2011

The article “Dual role for Drosophila lethal of scute in CNS midline precursor formation and dopaminergic neuron and motoneuron cell fate” by Stagg et al. was published in Development.