Recent publications

Kremen1 restricts Dkk activity during posterior lateral line development in zebrafish.
McGraw HF, Culbertson MD, Nechiporuk AV. Development. 2014 Jul 18.

The roles and regulation of multicellular rosette structures during morphogenesis.
Harding MJ, McGraw HF, and Nechiporuk AV. (2014). Development. Jul;141(13):2549-58.

JNK-Interacting Protein 3 Mediates the Retrograde Transport of Activated c-Jun N-Terminal Kinase and Lysosomes.
Drerup CM, Nechiporuk AV (2013). PLoS Genet 9(2): e1003303.

Fgf3 and Fgf10a work in concert to promote maturation of the epibranchial placodes in zebrafish.
McCarroll MN, Nechiporuk AV. PLoS One. 2013 Dec 17;8(12). PMID:24358375

Graded levels of Pax2a and Pax8 regulate cell differentiation during sensory placode formation.
Matthew N. McCarroll, Zachary R. Lewis, Maya Deza Culbertson, Benjamin L. Martin, David Kimelman, Alex V. Nechiporuk. (2012). Development, Aug;139(15):2740-50.

Fgfr-Ras-MAPK signaling is required for apical constriction via apical positioning of Rho-associated kinase during mechanosensory organ formation.
Harding MJ and Nechiporuk AV. (2012) Development. Sep;139(17):3130-5.

Rapid positional cloning of zebrafish mutations by linkage and homozygosity mapping using whole-genome sequencing.
Obholzer N, Swinburne IA, Schwab E, Nechiporuk AV, Nicolson T, Megason SG. Development. 2012 Nov;139(22):4280-90.

Chondrogenic and gliogenic subpopulations of neural crest play distinct roles during the assembly of epibranchial ganglia.
Maya D. Culbertson, Zachary R. Lewis, Alex V. Nechiporuk. (2011). PloS ONE, 6(9):e24443. Sep 9

Lef1 is required for progenitor cell identity in the zebrafish lateral line primordium.
Hillary F. McGraw, Catherine M. Drerup, Maya D. Culbertson, Tor Linbo, David W. Raible, Alex V. Nechiporuk. (2011). Development, 138:3921-3930.

Zebrafish mnx1 controls cell fate choice in the developing endocrine pancreas.
Gokhan Dalgin, Andrea B Ward, Le T Hao, Christine E Beattie, Alex Nechiporuk, and Victoria E Prince. (2011). Development, Nov;138(21):4597-608. PMID:21989909.