Developmental Biology Journal Club 2010-2011

September 17
Jess Lyons
Distinct Sonic Hedgehog signaling dynamics specify floor plate and ventral neuronal progenitors in the vertebrate neural tube. Ribes et al. Genes Dev. 2010 Jun 1; 24(11):1186-200.
September 24
Adrienne Maxwell
Developmental RNA processing of 3'UTRs in Hox mRNAs as a context-dependent mechanism
modulating visibility to microRNAs.
Thomsen et al. Development. 2010 Sep 1; 137(17):2951-60.
October 1
Jen-Yi Lee
Atypical cadherins Dachsous and Fat control dynamics of noncentrosomal microtubules in planar cell polarity. Harumoto et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Sep 14;19(3):389-401.
October 8
Blair Gainous
beta-Catenin primes organizer gene expression by recruiting a histone H3 arginine 8 methyltransferase, Prmt2. Blythe et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Aug 17;19(2):220-31.
October 15
Sharon Amacher
Oscillating gene expression determines competence for periodic Arabidopsis root branching.
Moreno-Risueno et al. Science. 2010 Sep 10;329(5997):1306-11.
October 22
John Young
Atoh1a expression must be restricted by Notch signaling for effective morphogenesis of the posterior
lateral line primordium in zebrafish.
Matsuda M, Chitnis AB. Development. 2010 Oct;137(20):3477-87.
October 29
Dave Stafford
Rere controls retinoic acid signalling and somite bilateral symmetry.
Vilhais-Neto et al. Nature. 2010 Feb 18;463(7283):953-7.
November 5
Eileen Wagner
Segregation of germ layer fates by nuclear migration-dependent localization of not mRNA.
Takatori et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Oct 19;19(4):589-98.
November 12
Phil Cleves
Direct activation of Shroom3 transcription by Pitx proteins drives epithelial morphogenesis in the
developing gut.
Chung et al. Development. 2010 Apr;137(8):1339-49.
November 19
Sofía Medina-Ruiz
Prohibitin1 acts as a neural crest specifier in Xenopus development by repressing the transcription
factor E2F1.
Schneider et al. Development. 2010 Dec;137(23):4073-81.
November 26
no JC--Thanksgiving
December 3
James McGann
A molecular network for de novo generation of the apical surface and lumen.
Bryant et al. Nat Cell Biol. 2010 Nov;12(11):1035-45.
December 10
Mounia Lagha
WNT5A/JNK and FGF/MAPK Pathways Regulate the Cellular Events Shaping the Vertebrate Limb Bud.
Gros et al. Curr Biol. 2010 Nov 23;20(22):1993-2002.
December 17
Caitlin Dejong
Repression of zygotic gene expression in the Xenopus germline.
Venkatarama et al. Development. 2010 Feb;137(4):651-60.
January 7
Tae Joo Park
The apical-basal cell polarity determinant Crumbs regulates Hippo signaling in Drosophila.
Chen et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Sep 7;107(36):15810-5.
January 14
Guest speaker
"The early gene regulatory network of neural crest induction."
Anne-Hélène Monsoro-Burq, Université de Paris Sud and Institut Curie
January 21
Russell Fletcher
Paneth cells constitute the niche for Lgr5 stem cells in intestinal crypts.
Sato et al. Nature. 2011 Jan 20;469(7330):415-8.
January 28
Angela Kaczmarczyk
Cell-autonomous integrin control of Wnt and Notch signalling during somitogenesis.
Rallis et al. Development. 2010 Nov;137(21):3591-601.
February 4
Darwin Dichmann
Jiraiya Attenuates BMP Signaling by Interfering with Type II BMP Receptors in Neuroectodermal Patterning. Aramaki et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Oct 19;19(4):547-61.
February 11
Hyeyoung Chung
Origin of muscle satellite cells in the Xenopus embryo.
Daughters et al. Development. 2011 Mar;138(5):821-30.
February 18
Richard Harland
Wnt signaling requires sequestration of glycogen synthase kinase 3 inside multivesicular endosomes.
Taelman et al. Cell. 2010 Dec 23;143(7):1136-48.
February 25
Saori Haigo
Epidermal wound repair is regulated by the planar cell polarity signaling pathway.
Caddy et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Jul 20;19(1):138-47.
March 4
Nathan Shih
Photocaged morpholino oligomers for the light-regulation of gene function in zebrafish and Xenopus
Deiters et al. J Am Chem Soc. 2010 Nov 10;132(44):15644-50.
March 11
Isa Philipp
Dishevelled-associated activator of morphogenesis 1 (Daam1) is required for heart morphogenesis.
Li et al. Development. 2011 Jan;138(2):303-15.
March 18
no JC--Spring Break
March 25
Andrew Glazer
Laminins, via heparan sulfate proteoglycans, participate in zebrafish myotome morphogenesis by
modulating the pattern of Bmp responsiveness.
Dolez et al. Development. 2011 Jan;138(1):97-106.
April 1
Tom Gallagher
Regulation of PCDH15 function in mechanosensory hair cells by alternative splicing of the cytoplasmic domain. Webb et al. Development. 2011 Apr;138(8):1607-17.
April 8
Mike Sohaskey
Pkd1l1 establishes left-right asymmetry and physically interacts with Pkd2.
Field et al. Development. 2011 Mar;138(6):1131-42.
April 15
Emilia Esposito
Chromatin remodelling complex dosage modulates transcription factor function in heart development.
Takeuchi et al. Nat Commun. 2011 Feb;2:187.
April 22 Valérie Hilgers Intronic delay is essential for oscillatory expression in the segmentation clock.
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011 Feb 22;108(8):3300-5.
April 29
May 6 Phil Cleves Inhibition of Wnt signaling by Wise (Sostdc1) and negative feedback from Shh controls tooth number
and patterning.
Ahn et al. Development. 2010 Oct;137(19):3221-31.
May 13 Mounia Lagha Polycomb-dependent regulatory contacts between distant Hox loci in Drosophila.
Bantignies et al. Cell. 2011 Jan 21;144(2):214-26.
May 20 Craig Miller Clonal analyses reveal roles of organ founding stem cells, melanocyte stem cells and melanoblasts in establishment, growth and regeneration of the adult zebrafish fin.
Tu and Johnson. Development. 2010 Dec;137(23):3931-9.

MID1 and MID2 are required for Xenopus neural tube closure through the regulation of microtubule organization.
Suzuki et al. Development. 2010 Jul;137(14):2329-39.

Planar cell polarity acts through septins to control collective cell movement and ciliogenesis.
Kim et al. Science. 2010 Sep 10;329(5997):1337-40.

Mesodermal Wnt signaling organizes the neural plate via Meis3.
Elkouby et al. Development. 2010 May;137(9):1531-41.

Anterior neural development requires Del1, a matrix-associated protein that attenuates canonical Wnt signaling via the Ror2 pathway.
Takai et al. Development. 2010 Oct;137(19):3293-302.

Sex-specific parent-of-origin allelic expression in the mouse brain.
Gregg et al. Science. 2010 Aug 6;329(5992):682-5.

FGF8 acts as a classic diffusible morphogen to pattern the neocortex.
Toyoda et al. Development. 2010 Oct;137(20):3439-48.

Global transcriptional repression in C. elegans germline precursors by regulated sequestration of TAF-4.
Guven-Ozkan et al. Cell. 2008 Oct 3;135(1):149-60

An early developmental role for miRNAs in the maintenance of extraembryonic stem cells in the mouse embryo.
Spruce et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Aug 17;19(2):207-19.

ADAM13 induces cranial neural crest by cleaving class B Ephrins and regulating Wnt signaling.
Wei et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Aug 17;19(2):345-52.

Kctd15 inhibits neural crest formation by attenuating Wnt/beta-catenin signaling output.
Dutta S, Dawid IB. Development. 2010 Sep;137(18):3013-8.

Zebrafish Nkd1 promotes Dvl degradation and is required for left-right patterning.
Schneider et al. Dev Biol. 2010 Dec 1;348(1):22-33.

Conserved regulatory motifs in osteogenic gene promoters integrate cooperative effects of canonical Wnt and BMP pathways.
Rodríguez-Carballo et al. J Bone Miner Res. 2010 Sep 27. [Epub ahead of print]

no tail integrates two modes of mesoderm induction.
Harvey et al. Development. 2010 Apr;137(7):1127-35.

Disorganized epithelial polarity and excess trophectoderm cell fate in preimplantation embryos lacking E-cadherin.
Stephenson et al. Development. 2010 Oct;137(20):3383-91.

Preaxial polydactyly: interactions among ETV, TWIST1 and HAND2 control anterior-posterior patterning of the limb.
Zhang et al. Development. 2010 Oct;137(20):3417-26.

DNA demethylase activity maintains intestinal cells in an undifferentiated state following loss of APC.
Rai et al. Cell. 2010 Sep 17;142(6):930-42.

Pdlim7 is required for maintenance of the mesenchymal/epidermal Fgf signaling feedback loop during zebrafish pectoral fin development.
Camarata et al. BMC Dev Biol. 2010 Oct 15;10(1):104.

Regulation of TCF3 by Wnt-dependent phosphorylation during vertebrate axis specification.
Hikasa et al. Dev Cell. 2010 Oct 19;19(4):521-32.

Growth differentiation factor 11 signaling controls retinoic acid activity for axial vertebral development.
Lee et al. Dev Biol. 2010 Nov 1;347(1):195-203

Wnt/Frizzled signaling requires dPRR, the Drosophila homolog of the prorenin receptor.
Buechling et al. Curr Biol. 2010 Jul 27;20(14):1263-8.

Brachyury establishes the embryonic mesodermal progenitor niche.
Martin BL, Kimelman D. Genes Dev. 2010 Dec 15;24(24):2778-83.

A transmembrane protein EIG121L is required for epidermal differentiation during early embryonic development.
Araki et al. J Biol Chem. 2010 Dec 21. [Epub ahead of print]

Xenopus furry contributes to release of microRNA gene silencing.
Goto et al. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2010 Nov 9;107(45):19344-9.

Xenopus germline nanos1 is translationally repressed by a novel structure-based mechanism.
Luo et al. Development. 2011 Feb;138(3):589-98.

PDGF-A controls mesoderm cell orientation and radial intercalation during Xenopus gastrulation.
Damm et al. Development. 2011 Feb;138(3):565-75

Interpretation of the FGF8 morphogen gradient is regulated by endocytic trafficking.
Nowak et al. Nat Cell Biol. 2011 Feb;13(2):153-8.

Jagged 1 regulates the restriction of Sox2 expression in the developing chicken inner ear: a mechanism for sensory organ specification.
Neves et al. Development. 2011 Feb;138(4):735-44.

Characterization of a Dchs1 mutant mouse reveals requirements for Dchs1-Fat4 signaling during mammalian development.
Mao et al. Development. 2011 Mar;138(5):947-57.

Coordination of cell proliferation and anterior-posterior axis establishment in the mouse embryo.
Stuckey et al. Development. 2011 Apr;138(8):1521-30.

Distinct cytoskeleton populations and extensive crosstalk control Ciona notochord tubulogenesis.
Dong et al. Development. 2011 Apr;138(8):1631-41.