A photo of Amanda Zacharias.

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

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Biography & Affiliation

Research Interests

Developmental gene regulation; transcriptional enhancers; Wnt signaling; Caenorhabditis elegans

Academic Affiliation

Assistant Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics

Department

Developmental Biology

Education

BS: Biomedical Engineering, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2003.

PhD: Cell & Developmental Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2009.

Postdoctoral Fellow: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2011-2018.

Publications

beta-catenin is required in the neural crest and mesencephalon for pituitary gland organogenesis. Davis, SW; Mortensen, AH; Keisler, JL; Zacharias, AL; Gage, PJ; Yamamura, K; Camper, SA. BMC Developmental Biology. 2016; 16.

Overlapping cell population expression profiling and regulatory inference in C. elegans. Burdick, J; Walton, T; Preston, E; Zacharias, A; Raj, A; Murray, JI. BMC Genomics. 2016; 17.

Combinatorial decoding of the invariant C-elegans embryonic lineage in space and time. Zacharias, AL; Murray, JI. Genesis: the Journal of Genetics and Development. 2016; 54:182-197.

Quantitative Differences in Nuclear beta-catenin and TCF Pattern Embryonic Cells in C. elegans. Zacharias, AL; Walton, T; Preston, E; Murray, JI. PLoS Genetics. 2015; 11:e1005585-e1005585.

The Bicoid Class Homeodomain Factors ceh-36/OTX and unc-30/PITX Cooperate in C. elegans Embryonic Progenitor Cells to Regulate Robust Development. Walton, T; Preston, E; Nair, G; Zacharias, AL; Raj, A; Murray, JI. PLoS Genetics. 2015; 11:e1005003-e1005003.