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

Recent Publications

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 

Sissaoui, S., Yu, J., Yan, A., Li, R., Yukselen, O., Kucukural, A., Zhu, L. J., Lawson, N. D. (2020) Genomic characterization of endothelial enhancers reveals a multifunctional role for NR2F2 in regulation of arteriovenous gene expression. Circulation Research, 126(7):875-888. | Associated datasets (GEO)

Shin, M., Nozaki, T., Idrizi, F., Isogai, S., Ishida, K., Yuge, S., Roscoe, B., Wolfe, S. A., Fukuhara, S., Mochizuki, N., Deguchi, T., Lawson, N. D.(2019) Valves are a conserved feature of the zebrafish lymphatic system. Developmental Cell, 51, 374-386.

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