Ragkousi Lab: Cell-Cycle-Coupled Oscillations in Apical Polarity and Intercellular Contact Maintain Order in Embryonic Epithelia

Cell-Cycle-Coupled Oscillations in Apical Polarity and Intercellular Contact
Maintain Order in Embryonic Epithelia

Ragkousi K, Marr K, McKinney S, Ellington L and Gibson MC

Current Biology 27: 1381-1386, May 2017

The Ragkousi lab uses sea anemone embryos to uncover how epithelia are formed.

Goutte Lab: Unique role discovered for C. elegans HOP-1 presenilin: maintain adult germline function

HOP-1 Presenilin Deficiency Causes Late-Onset Notch Signaling Phenotype that  Affects Adult Germline Function in C. elegans

Genetics
Volume 208, February 2018 (Epub Dec 2017)

Ipsita Agarwal’13, Cassandra Farnow’13, Joshua Jiang’17,  Kyung-Sik Kim’17, Donna E. Leet’15, Ruth Z. Solomon’16,  Valerie A. Hale, Caroline Goutte

Kristensen: Spatial genetic structure in American black bears (ursus americanus)

“Spatial genetic structure in American black bears (Ursus americanus):
female philopatry is variable and related to population history”

Heredity, 2018, in press

Thea V. Kristensen ● Emily E. Puckett ● Erin L. Landguth ● Jerrold L. Belant ● John T. Hast ●Colin Carpenter ● Jaime L. Sajecki ● Jeff Beringer● Myron Means10 ● John J. Cox ● Lori S. Eggert ● Don White Jr ●Kimberly G. Smith

Brief profiles of recent and ongoing research by Amherst College’s faculty and students in Biology. Please see the News Archives for older entries. 

Trapani Lab: Enlargement of ribbons in zebrafish hair cells increases calcium currents, but disrupts afferent spontaneous activity and timing of stimulus onset"

June 2017. The Journal of Neuroscience. Cover Article!

Lavinia Sheets, Xinyi J. He, Jennifer Olt, Mary Schreck, Ronald S. Petralia, Ya-Xian Wang, Qiuxiang Zhang, Alisha Beirl, Teresa Nicolson, Walter Marcotti, Josef G. Trapani and Katie S. Kindt