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Graded FGF activity patterns distinct cell types within the apical sensory organ of the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Sabin KZ, Chen S, Hill EM, Weaver KJ, Yonke J, Kirkman M, Redwine WB, Klompen AML, Zhao X, Guo F, McKinney MC, Dewey JL, Gibson MC. Dev Biol. 2024;510:50-64.

Topological structures and syntenic conservation in sea anemone genomes

Zimmermann B, Montenegro JD, Robb SMC, Fropf WJ, Weilguny L, He S, Chen S, Lovegrove-Walsh J, Hill EM, Chen CY, Ragkousi K, Praher D, Fredman D, Schultz D, Moran Y, Simakov O, Genikhovich G, Gibson MC, Technau U. Nat Commun. 2023;14:8270.

Environmental and molecular regulation of asexual reproduction in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis

Al-Shaer L, Leach W, Baban N, Yagodich M, Gibson MC, Layden MJ. R Soc Open Sci. 2023;10:230152.

Spatial transcriptomics reveals a cnidarian segment polarity program in Nematostella vectensis

He S, Shao W, Chen SC, Wang T, Gibson MC. Curr Biol  2023;33:2678-2689 e2675.

The architecture and operating mechanism of a cnidarian stinging organelle​

Karabulut A, McClain M, Rubinstein B, Sabin KZ, McKinney SA, Gibson MC. Nat Commun. 2022;13:3494. doi: 10.1038/s41467-41022-31090.

Impact of cilia-related genes on mitochondrial dynamics during Drosophila spermatogenesis

Bauerly E, Akiyama T, Staber C, Yi K, Gibson MC. Dev Biol. 2022;482:17-27.

Plasticity in parental effects confers rapid larval thermal tolerance in the estuarine anemone Nematostella vectensis

Rivera HE, Chen CY, Gibson MC, Tarrant AM. J Exp Biol. 2021;224: jeb236745. doi: 236710.231242/jeb.236745.

Hedgehog signaling is required for endomesodermal patterning and germ cell development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Chen CY, McKinney SA, Ellington LR, Gibson MC. eLife. 2020;9:e54573. doi: 54510.54577.54554/eLife.54573.

Feeding-dependent tentacle development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis

Ikmi A, Steenbergen PJ, Anzo M, McMullen MR, Stokkermans A, Ellington LR, Gibson MC. Nat Commun. 2020;11:4399. doi: 4310.1038/s41467-41020-18133-41460.

Cell-Size Pleomorphism Drives Aberrant Clone Dispersal in Proliferating Epithelia

Ramanathan SP, Krajnc M, Gibson MC. Dev Cell. 2019;51:49-61 e44.

Junctional tumor suppressors interact with 14-3-3 proteins to control planar spindle alignment

Nakajima YI, Lee ZT, McKinney SA, Swanson SK, Florens L, Gibson MC. J Cell Biol. 2019;218:1824-1838.

An axial Hox code controls axial patterning and tissue segmentation in Nematostella vectensis

He S, Del Viso F, Chen CY, Ikmi A, Kroesen AE, Gibson MC. Science. 2018;361:1377-1380.

Somatic clones heterozygous for recessive disease alleles of BMPR1A exhibit unexpected phenotypes in Drosophila

Akiyama T, User SD, Gibson MC. eLife.2018;7:e35258. doi: 35210.37554/eLife.35258.

An adaptable chromosome preparation methodology for use in invertebrate research organisms

Guo L, Accorsi A, He S, Guerrero-Hernandez C, Sivagnanam S, McKinney S, Gibson M, Sanchez Alvarado A. BMC Biol.  2018;16:25. doi: 10.1186/s12915-12018-10497-12914.

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

Ragkousi K, Marr K, McKinney S, Ellington L, Gibson MC. Curr Biol. 2017;27:1381-1386.

Decapentaplegic and growth control in the developing Drosophila wing.

Akiyama T, Gibson MC. Nature. 2015;527:375-378.

TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing in the early-branching metazoan Nematostella vectensis.

Ikmi A, McKinney SA, Delventhal KM, Gibson MC. Nat Commun. 2014;5:5486, doi10.1038/ncomms6486.

On the origins of the mitotic shift in proliferating cell layers.

Gibson WT, Rubinstein BY, Meyer EJ, Veldhuis JH, Brodland GW, Nagpal R, Gibson MC. Theor Biol Med Model. 2014;11:26.

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Manipulation of Gene Activity in the Regenerative Model Sea Anemone, Nematostella vectensis

Hill EM, Chen CY, Del Viso F, Ellington LR, He S, Karabulut A, Paulson A, Gibson MC. Methods Mol Biol. 2022;2450:437-465.

Epithelial integrity and cell division: Concerted cell cycle control

Ragkousi K, Gibson MC. Cell Cycle. 2018;17:399-400.

Non-model model organisms: Nematostella vectensis: born to be a starlet

Russell JJ, Theriot JA, Sood P, Marshall WF, Landweber LF, Fritz-Laylin L, Polka JK, Oliferenko S, Gerbich T, Gladfelter A, Umen J, Bezanilla M, Lancaster MA, He S, Gibson MC, Goldstein B, Tanaka EM, Hu CK, Brunet A. BMC biology. 2017;15:55.

Developmental Patterning: Putting the Squeeze on Mis-specified Cells

Nakajima Y, Gibson MC. Curr Biol. 2016;26:R204-206.

Morphogen transport: theoretical and experimental controversies.

Akiyama T, Gibson MC. Wiley Interdiscip Rev Dev Biol. 2015;4:99-112. doi: 10.1002/wdev.167.

Epithelial cell division: aurora kicks lgl to the cytoplasmic curb.

Nakajima Y, Gibson MC. Curr Biol. 2015;25:R43-45.

Cell division and the maintenance of epithelial order.

Ragkousi K, Gibson MC. J Cell Biol. 2014;207:181-188.

Growing Cells Push Back under Pressure.

Gibson WT, Gibson MC. Cell. 2012;149:259-261.

Cell, topology, geometry, and morphogenesis in proliferating epithelia.

Gibson WT, Gibson MC. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2009;89:87-114.

Epithelial topology

Nagpal R, Patel A, Gibson MC. BioEssays. 2008;30:260-266.

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