Spatial transcriptomics reveals a conserved segment polarity program that governs muscle patterning in Nematostella vectensis.
He, S., Shao, W., Chen, S., Wang, T., Gibson, M.C.
bioRxiv 2023.01.09.523347.


The architecture and operating mechanism of a cnidarian stinging organelle.
Karabulut, A., McClain, M., Rubinstein, B., McKinney, S.A., Gibson, M.C.
Nature Communications. (2022) 17;13(1):3494.

The feedback regulator Nord controls Dpp/BMP signaling via extracellular interaction with Dally in the Drosophila wing.
Akiyama, T., Seidel, C.W., Gibson, M.C.
Developmental Biology. (2022) 488:91-103.

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.


Manipulation of gene activity in the regenerative model sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis.
Hill, E.M., Chen, C.-Y., Del Viso, F., Ellington, L.R., He, S., Karabulut, A., Paulson, A., Gibson, M.C.
Whole-Body Regeneration: Methods and Protocols. (2021)

Plasticity in parental effects confers rapid larval thermal tolerance in Nematostella vectensis
Rivera, H.E., Chen, C-Y., Gibson, M.C., Tarrant, A.M.
Journal of Experimental Biology. (2021) 224


Sea anemone genomes reveal ancestral metazoan chromosomal macrosynteny.
Zimmermann, B., Robb, S.M.C., Genikhovich G., Fropf, W.J., Weilguny, L., He, S., Chen, S., Lovegrove-Walsh, J., Hill, E.M., Ragkousi,K., Praher, D., Fredman, D., Moran, Y., Gibson, M.C.*, and Technau, U.* (* co-corresponding authors).
bioRxiv (2020) 359448

Hedgehog signaling is required for endomesodermal patterning and germ cell development in Nematostella vectensis.
Chen, C.-Y., McKinney, S.A., Ellington, L., Gibson, M.C.
eLife (2020) 9: e54573.

Feeding-dependent tentacle development in the sea anemone Nematostella vectensis.
Ikmi, A., Steenbergen, P.J., Anzo, M., McMullen, M.R.,Stokkermans, A., Ellington, L.R., Gibson, M.C.
Nature Communications (2020) 11: 4399.

Wampa is a dynein subunit required for axonemal assembly and male fertility in Drosophila.
Bauerly, E., Yi, K., Gibson, M.C.
Developmental Biology (2020) 15: 158-168.


Cell size pleomorphism drives aberrant clone dispersal in proliferating epithelia.
Ramanathan S. P., Krajnc, M., Gibson, M.C.
Developmental Cell (2019) 51: 49-61.

Junctional tumor suppressors interact with 14-3-3 proteins to control planar spindle alignment.
Nakajima, Y.I., Lee, Z.T., McKinney, S.A., Swanson, S.K., Florens, L., Gibson, M.C.
The Journal of Cell Biology (2019) 218:1824-1838.

Commentary on "Regeneration, duplication and transdetermination in fragments of the leg disc of Drosophila melanogaster (1971).”
Gibson M.C.
Developmental Biology (2019) 449: 63-82.

Electroporation of short hairpin RNAs for rapid and efficient gene knockdown in the starlet sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis.
Karabulut, A., He, S., Chen, C.-Y., McKinney, S., Gibson,M.C.
Developmental Biology (2019) 448: 7-15.
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An axial Hox code controls tissue segmentation and body patterning in Nematostella vectensis.
He, S., Del Viso, F., Chen, C.-Y., Ikmi, A., Kroesen, A.E., Gibson, M.C.
(2018) 361: 1377-1380.

Somatic clones heterozygous for recessive disease alleles of BMPR1A exhibit unexpected phenotypes in Drosophila.
Akiyama, T., User, S.D., Gibson, M.C.
(2018) 7: e35258.
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Epithelial integrity and cell division: Concerted cell cycle control.
Ragkousi K, Gibson MC.
Cell Cycle (2018) 17: 399-400.
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An adaptable chromosome preparation methodology for use in invertebrate research organisms.
Guo, L., Accorsi, A., He, S., Guerrero-Hernández, C.,Sivagnanam, S., McKinney, S., Gibson, M., Sánchez Alvarado, A.
‍BMC Biology (2018) 16: 25.
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Non-model model organisms.
Russell, J.J., Theriot, J.A., Sood, P., Marshall, W.F., Landweber, L.F., Fritz-Laylin, L., Polka, J.K., Oliferenko, S., Gerbich, T., Gladfelter, A., Umen, J., Bezanilla, M., Lancaster, M.A., He, S., Gibson, M.C., Goldstein, B., Tanaka, E.M., Hu, C.K., Brunet, A.
BMC Biology
(2017) 15: 55.
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Cell-cycle-coupled oscillations in apical polarity and intercellular contact maintain order in embryonic epithelia.
Ragkousi, K., Marr, K., McKinney, S., Ellington, L., Gibson, M.C.
Current Biology (2017) 27: 1381-86.


Developmental patterning: Putting the squeeze on mis-specified cells.
Nakajima, Y. and Gibson, M.C.
Current Biology
(2016) 26: R204-R206.


Decapentaplegic and growth control in the developing Drosophila wing.
Akiyama, T. and Gibson, M.C.
‍Nature (2015) 527: 375-378.
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Epithelial cell division: Aurora kicks Lgl to the cytoplasmic curb.
Nakajima,Y. and Gibson, M.C.
Current Biology
(2015) 25: R43-R45.
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Morphogen transport: Theoretical and experimental controversies.
Akiyama, T. and Gibson, M.C.
‍WIREs Developmental Biology (2015) 4: 99-112.


TALEN and CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing in the early branching metazoan Nematostella vectensis.
Ikmi, A., McKinney, S.A., Delventhal, K.M., and Gibson, M.C.
Nature Communications (2014) 5: 5486.
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Cell division and the maintenance of epithelial order.
Ragkousi, K. and Gibson, M.C.
The Journal of Cell Biology (2014) 207: 181-188.
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On the origins of the mitotic shift in proliferating cell layers.
Gibson W.T., Rubinstein, B.Y., Meyer, E.J., Veldhuis, J.H., Brodland, G.W., Nagpal, R., and Gibson, M.C.
Theoretical Biology and Medical Modeling (2014) 11:26.
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Functional genomic analysis of the periodic transcriptome in the developing Drosophila wing.
Liang, L., Haug, J.S., Seidel, C.W., and Gibson, M.C.
Developmental Cell (2014) 29: 112-127.
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Molecular evolution of the Yap/Yorkie proto-oncogene and elucidation of its core transcriptional program.
Ikmi, A., Gaertner, B., Seidel, C.W., Srivastava, M., Zeitlinger, J., and Gibson, M.C.
Molecular Biology and Evolution (2014) 31: 1375-1390.
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Epithelial junctions maintain tissue architecture by directing planar spindle orientation.
Nakajima,Y., Meyer, E.J., Kroesen, A., McKinney, S.A., and Gibson, M.C.
Nature (2013) 500: 359-362.
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Mechanisms of tentacle morphogenesis in the sea anemone, Nematostella vectensis.
Fritz, A.E., Ikmi, A., Seidel, C., Paulson, A., and Gibson, M.C.
Development (2013) 140: 2212-2223.
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A differential requirement for SUMOylation in proliferating and non-proliferating cells during Drosophila development.
Kanakousaki, K. and Gibson, M.C.
Development (2012) 139: 2751-2762.
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Growing cells push back under pressure.
Gibson, W.T. and Gibson, M.C.
Cell (2012) 149: 259-261.
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Interkinetic nuclear migration is a broadly conserved feature of cell division in pseudostratified epithelia.
Meyer E.J., Ikmi A., and Gibson M.C.
Current Biology (2011) 21: 485-491.
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Control of the mitotic cleavage plane by local epithelial topology.
Gibson, W.T., Veldhuis, J.H., Rubinstein, B., Cartwright, H.N., Perrimon, N., Brodland, G.W., Nagpal, R., and Gibson, M.C.
Cell (2011) 144: 427-438.
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Feedback modulation of Drosophila BMP signaling by the novel extracellular protein, Larval Translucida.
Szuperák, M., Salah, S., Meyer, E.J., Nagarajan, U., Ikmi, A., and Gibson, M.C.
Development (2011) 138: 715-724.
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Identification and in vivo characterization of NvFP-7R, a developmentally regulated red fluorescent protein of Nematostella vectensis.
Ikmi, A. and Gibson, M.C.
PLoS One (2010) 5: E11807.
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‍Cell topology, geometry, and morphogenesis inproliferating epithelia.
Gibson, W.T. and Gibson, M.C.
Current Topics in Developmental Biology (2009) 89:87-114.

Modeling and inferring cleavage patterns in proliferating epithelia.
Patel, A.B., Gibson, W.T., Gibson, M.C., and Nagpal, R.
PLoS Computational Biology (2009) 5: 1-8.
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Epithelial topology
Nagpal, R., Patel, A.B., and Gibson, M.C.
BioEssays (2008) 30: 260-266.

Bicoid by the numbers: quantifying a morphogen gradient
Gibson, M.C.
Cell (2007) 130: 14-16.
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The emergence of geometric order in proliferating metazoan epithelia.
Gibson, M.C., Patel, A.B., Nagpal, R., and Perrimon, N.
Nature (2006) 442: 1038-1041.

Extrusion and death of DPP/BMP-compromised epithelial cells in the developing Drosophila wing.
Gibson, M.C. and Perrimon, N.
Science (2005) 307: 1785-1789.

Apicobasal polarization: epithelial form and function.
Gibson, M.C. and Perrimon, N.
Current Opinion in Cell Biology (2003) 15: 747-752.
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‍Lumenal transmission of decapentaplegic in Drosophila imaginal discs.
Gibson, M.C., Lehman, D.A., and Schubiger, G.
Developmental Cell (2002) 3: 451-460.
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‍Analysis of twenty-four Gal4 lines in Drosophila melanogaster.
Hrdlicka, L., Gibson, M.C., Kiger, A., Micchelli, C., Schober, M., Schock, F., and Perrimon, N.
Genesis (2002) 34: 51-57.
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Drosophila peripodial cells, more than meets the eye?
Gibson, M.C. and Schubiger, G.
BioEssays (2001) 23: 691-697.

Peripodial cells regulate proliferation and patterning of Drosophila imaginal discs.
Gibson, M.C. and Schubiger, G.
Cell (2000) 103: 343-350.
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A conserved role for H15-related T-box transcription factors in zebrafish and Drosophila heart formation.
Griffin, K.J., Stoller, J., Gibson, M.C., Chen, S., Yelon,D., Stainier, D.Y., and Kimelman, D.
Developmental Biology (2000) 218: 235-247.
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Hedgehog is required for activation of engrailed during regeneration of fragmented Drosophila imaginal discs.
Gibson, M.C. and Schubiger, G.
Development (1999) 126: 1591-1599.
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