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Our research focuses on vascular development and we use the zebrafish as a model system for our studies

Recent Publications

Ando, K., Shih, Y-H., Ebarasi, L., Grosse, A., Portman, D., Chiba, A., Mattonet, K., Gerri, C., Miyazaki, T., Stainier, D. Y. R., Mochizuki, N., Fukuhara, S., Betsholtz, C., Lawson, N. D. (2021) Conserved and context-dependent roles for Pdgfrb signaling during zebrafish vascular mural cell development, Development Biology, 479:11-22. | bioRxiv link

Jerafi-Vider, A., Moshe, N., Hen, G., Splittstoesser, D., Shin, M., Lawson, N. D., Yaniv, K. (2021) VEGFC induced cell cycle arrest mediates sprouting and differentiation of venous and lymphatic endothelial cells. Cell Reports,35:109255. | bioRxiv link

Lawson, N. D., Li, R., Yukselen, O., Kucukural, A., Zhu, L. J. (2020) An improved zebrafish transcriptome annotation for sensitive and comprehensive detection of cell type-specific genes. eLife 9:e55792. -corresponding author. | Associated datasets (GEO) | Annotations 

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