- Apr 15, 2021
Genome engineering tools for avian embryos
During the first year of my Ph.D. in Dr. Marianne Bronner's lab at the California Institute of Technology, I optimized the CRISPR-Cas9...
- Sep 24, 2020
Epigenetic regulation of neural crest cell fate
To be or not to be a neural crest cell, that is the question. During early vertebrate embryogenesis, the fertilized egg gradually...
- May 4, 2020
Using cardiac neural crest to rescue congenital heart defects
How do you fix a broken heart? The neural crest is an embryonic stem cell population that gives rise to several critical cell types in...
- Oct 23, 2019
Evolution of ectomesenchymal potential of the cranial neural crest
How did the cranial neural crest gain its ability to form bone and cartilage? The neural crest is a vertebrate-specific embryonic stem...