Publications and Links

Publications (Full list of publications)

LaBelle, J and Woo, S  Light-Induced GFP Expression in Zebrafish Embryos using the Optogenetic TAEL/C120 System. (2021) J Vis Exp (174), e62818, doi:10.3791/62818

LaBelle, J, Ramos-Martinez, A, Shen, K, Motta-Mena, LB, Gardner, KH, Materna, SC, and Woo, S. TAEL 2.0: An Improved Optogenetic Expression System for Zebrafish. (2021)  Zebrafish 18(1): 20-28.

Liu Z, Woo S, Weiner OD. Nodal signaling has dual roles in fate specification and directed migration during germ layer segregation in zebrafish. (2018) Development 145(17): dev.163535.

Hu B, Gao Y, Davies L, Woo S, Topczewski J, Jessen JR, Lin F. Glypican 4 and Mmp14 interact in regulating the migration of anterior endodermal cells by limiting extracellular matrix deposition. (2018) Development 145(17): dev.163303. 

Reade, A, Motta-Mena, LB, Gardner, KH, Stainier, DY, Weiner, OD*, and Woo, S* (2015) TAEL: A zebrafish-optimized optogenetic gene expression system with fine spatial and temporal control. Development. 144(2): 345-355.  *Corresponding authors

Woo, S*, Housley, MP, Weiner, OD, and Stainier DYR* (2012) Nodal signaling regulates endodermal cell motility and actin dynamics via Rac1 and Prex1. J. Cell Biol. 198(5):  941- 952. *Corresponding authors

Fish, JE*, Wythe, JD, Bruneau, BG, Stainier, DY, Srivastava, D, and Woo, S* (2011) A novel Slit-Robo-miR-218 signaling axis regulates VEGF-mediated heart tube formation in zebrafish. Development 138(7): 1409-1419. *Corresponding authors

Woo, S, Rowan, DJ, and Gomez, TM (2009) Retinotopic mapping requires focal adhesion kinase-mediated regulation of growth cone adhesion. J. Neurosci. 29(44): 13981-13991.

Woo, S and Gomez, TM (2006) Rac1 and RhoA promote neurite outgrowth through the formation and stabilization of growth cone point contacts. J. Neurosci. 26(5): 1418-1428.


Finding Your Inner Modeler IV, August 2-6, 2020, “Endodermal cells use contact inhibition of locomotion as a cell spacing and dispersal mechanism.”

Cell Migration Seminars, October 13, 2020, “The early zebrafish as a model of mesenchymal to epithelial transitions”