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Watson et al. published in Development

March 2, 2011

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

Latest in series of publications released

April 8, 2010

The latest publication in a series of papers on how the Drosophila Dysfusion bHLH-PAS transcription factor regulates tracheal gene expression was published. Lan Jiang, who is first author, is now further pursuing this research in her own lab at Oakland … Continued

Crews review article published in Cell Adhesion and Migration

January 10, 2010

The review article “Axon-glial interactions at the Drosophila CNS midline” was published in Cell Adhesion and Migration. This paper summarizes current research on Drosophila midline glia and how they migrate and interact with axons during development.

Wheeler et al. published in BMC Developmental Biology

November 18, 2009

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.

Crews, Pearson publish autoregulation during development primer

April 5, 2009

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

Wheeler et al. published in Development

March 9, 2009

Paper by Scott Wheeler et al. on Neurexin IV and Wrapper mediating midline glia-neuron adhesion was published in Development. This work was a collaboration between our lab and the UNC labs of Manzoor Bhat and Steve Rogers. Neurexin IV and … Continued

Wheeler, Stagg published in Development

June 5, 2008

Paper by Scott Wheeler and Stephanie Stagg on the role of Notch signaling in midline cell development was published in Development. Multiple Notch signaling events control Drosophila CNS midline neurogenesis, gliogenesis and neuronal identity

Jiang, Crews selected as recommended read

March 9, 2008

The paper by Jiang and Crews on the Drosophila Dead end gene (Dev. Biol. 311: 487-499, 2007) was selected as a Recommended Read by Faculty of 1000.

Jiang et al. published in Developmental Biology

September 21, 2007

Paper by Jiang et al. on the role of the Dead end GTPase on tracheal morphogenesis was published in Developmental Biology. The Drosophila Dead end Arf-like3 GTPase controls vesicle trafficking during tracheal fusion cell morphogenesis

Jiang, Crews published in Molecular and Cellular Biology

August 5, 2006

Paper by Jiang and Crews on control of tracheal migration, adhesion, and fusion was published in Molecular and Cellular Biology with cover photo. dysfusion transcriptional programming of Drosophila tracheal migration, adhesion, and fusion