planar-cell polarity

Fellow Travelers
Dan Cossins | Feb 1, 2013 | 3 min read
Collective cell migration relies on a directional signal that comes from the moving cluster, rather than from external cues.
Go Forth, Cells
Dan Cossins | Jan 31, 2013 | 1 min read
Watch the cell transplant experiments in zebrafish that suggest certain embryonic cells rely on intrinsic directional cues for collective migration.
Of Frogs and Embryos
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2012 | 1 min read
Associate Professor in Molecular Cell & Developmental Biology at the University of Texas at Austin, John Wallingford, makes his living using cutting-edge microscopic techniques to watch developmental events unfold in real time.
Taking the Long View
Karen Hopkin | Sep 1, 2012 | 9 min read
In exploring how embryos take shape, John Wallingford has identified a key pathway involved in vertebrate development—and human disease.