Liao Laboratory Publications



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Below is a list of selected publications from the Liao Lab.

Carroll SH, Trevino CM, Li E B-H, Kawasaki K, Alhazmi N, Myers N, Hallett SA, Cotney J, Carstens RP, Liao EC. An Irf6-Esrp1/2 regulatory axis controls midface morphogenesis in vertebrates. Development. 2020 Dec; 147(24): dev194498. PMID: 33234718
Pini J, Kueper J, Hu YD, Kawasaki K, Yeung P, Tsimbal C, Yoon B, Carmichael N, Maas RL, Cotney J, Grinblat Y, Liao EC. ALX1-related frontonasal dysplasia results from defective neural crest cell development and migration. EMBO Mol Med. 2020 Oct; 12(10): e12013. PMID: 32914578
Haghighi A, Krier JB, Toth-Petroczy A, Cassa CA, et al. An integrated clinical program and crowdsourcing strategy for genomic sequencing and Mendelian disease gene discovery. NPJ Genomic Medicine. 2018 Aug; 3: 21. PubMed PMID: 30131872
Li EB, Truong D, Hallett, SA, Mukherjee K, Schutte, BC, Liao EC. Rapid functional analysis of computationally complex rare human IRF6 gene variants using a novel zebrafish model. PLoS Genetics. 2017 Sep; 13(9): e1007009. PMID: 28945736
Shaw ND, Brand H, Kupchinsky ZA, Bengani H, et al. SMCHD1 mutations associated with a rare muscular dystrophy can also cause isolated arhinia and Bosma arhinia microphthalmia syndrome. Nature Genetics. 2017 Feb; 49(2): 238-248. PMID: 28067909
Redin C, Brand H, Collins RL, Kammin T, Mitchell E, Hodge JC, et al. The genomic landscape of balanced cytogenetic abnormalities associated with human congenital anomalies. Nature Genetics. 2017 Jan; 49(1): 36-45. PubMed PMID: 27841880
Ling IT, Rochard L, Liao EC. Distinct requirements of wls, wnt9a, wnt5b and gpc4 in regulating chondrocyte maturation and timing of endochondral ossification. Dev Biol. 2017 Jan; 421(2): 219-232. PubMed PMID: 27908786
Rochard, LC, Monica SD, Ling, ITC, Kong Y, Roberson S, Harland R, Halpern M, Liao EC. Roles of Wnt pathway genes wls, wnt9a, wnt5b, frzb and gpc4 in regulating convergent-extension during palate morphogenesis. Development. 2016 Jul; 143(14): 2541-7. PMID: 27287801
Kaufman CK, Mosimann C, Fan ZP, Yang S, Thomas AJ, Ablain J, Tan JL, Fogley RD, van Rooijen E, Hagedorn EJ, Ciarlo C, White RM, Matos DA, Puller AC, Santoriello C, Liao EC, Young RA, Zon LI. A zebrafish melanoma model reveals emergence of neural crest identity during melanoma initiation. Science. 2016 Jan; 351(6272): aad2197. PubMed PMID: 26823433. (Covered in the New York Times, Boston Globe Magazine)
Kong Y, Grimald M, Curtin E, Dougherty M, Kaufman C, White RM, Zon LI, Liao EC. Neural crest development and craniofacial morphogenesis are coordinated by nitric oxide signal and histone acetylation. Chem Biol. 2014 Apr; 21(4): 488-501. PubMed PMID: 24684905
Kinikoglu B, Kong Y, Liao EC. Characterization of cultured multipotent zebrafish neural crest cells. Exp Biol Med. 2014 Feb; 239(2): 159-68. PubMed PMID: 24326414
Kamel G, Hoyos T, Rochard L, Dougherty M, Kong Y, Tse W, Shubinets V, Grimaldi M, Liao EC. Requirement for frzb and fzd7a in cranial neural crest convergence and extension mechanisms during zebrafish palate and jaw morphogenesis. Dev Biol. 2013 Sep; 381(2): 423-33. PubMed PMID: 23806211
Dougherty M, Kamel G, Grimaldi M, Gfrerer L, Shubinets V, Ethier R, Hickey G, Cornell RA, Liao EC. Distinct requirements for wnt9a and irf6 in extension and integration mechanisms during zebrafish palate morphogenesis. Development. 2013 Jan; 140(1): 76-81. PMID: 23154410