Article by Watson et al. entitled “Drosophila hedgehog signaling and engrailed–runt mutual repression direct midline glia to alternative ensheathing and non-ensheathing fates” was published in Development. Drosophila hedgehog signaling and engrailed–runt mutual repression direct midline glia to alternative ensheathing and … Continued
Author Archives: Stephen Crews
Joe Pearson was awarded an NIH postdoctoral fellowship (NRSA). Congratulations to Joe.
In a banquet ceremony at the Carolina Inn, Diane Cook, lab Research Technician, was presented with a plaque and hearty handshake from Chancellor Thorp for becoming a member of Carolina’s 20-Year Society. Congratulations and thanks to Diane for her 20 … Continued
Joseph Fontana joins the lab as a new postdoctoral fellow. Joe carried-out his graduate work with Jim Posakony at UCSD.
Stephanie Stagg, graduate student, successfully defended her PhD thesis “Transcriptional Regulation of Drosophila Neural Development”. Congratulations to Stephanie for an outstanding thesis.
Publication by Wheeler et al. describing MidExDB, the CNS Midline Cell Gene Expression Database was published in BMC Developmental Biology. MidExDB: A database of Drosophila CNS midline cell gene expression.
Postdoc, Lan Jiang, has accepted a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biological Sciences at Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan. Congratulations to Lan, who will be starting her position in September.
Dan Lau, graduate student, successfully defended his PhD thesis, and is now Dr. Lau. His thesis dealt with how the single-minded gene controls Drosophila brain interhemispheric connectivity. Congratulations to Dan.
Postdoctoral fellow, Hsin-Lei Yao, has accepted a research position in the lab of Dr. Lu-Hai Wang. Dr. Wang is Director of the Division of Molecular and Genomic Medicine at the National Health Research Institutes in Taiwan.
Don’t know much about the role of transcriptional autoregulation during development? No need to remain in the dark any longer. Steve Crews and Joe Pearson published a Primer on this subject in Current Biology. Transcriptional autoregulation during development