Andrea Page-McCaw, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, Cell and Developmental Biology
My lab investigates basic mechanisms behind cell-cell and cell-matrix interactions during development and wound healing, using Drosophila as a model.
1. X. Wang and A. Page-McCaw. Wnt6 maintains anterior escort cells as an integral component of the germline stem cell niche. Development 145, dev158527-20 (2018).
2. E.K. Shannon, A.S. Stevens, W. Edrington, Y. Zhao, A.K. Jayasinghe, A. Page-McCaw†, M.S. Hutson†. Multiple Mechanisms Drive Calcium Signal Dynamics around Laser-Induced Epithelial Wounds. Biophysical Journal 113, 1623-1635 (2017).
3. I. Waghmare and A. Page-McCaw. Wnt Signaling in Stem Cell Maintenance and Differentiation in the Drosophila Germarium. Genes (in press).
R21AR072510 (A. Page-McCaw, PI) 7/14/2017-4/31/2019
“A new model for analyzing basement membrane repair." The goals of this project are to utilize a new model of basement membrane damage to analyze its repair in vivo in the Drosophila intestine.