Natasza A. Kurpios
Developmental, genetic, molecular, and cell biology
Current Research Interest
Our lab uses classical chicken embryology and modern mouse genetics to understand organ morphogenesis, with particular emphasis on gut development and gut lymphatic vasculature.
Mahadevan, Aparna, Ian C. Welsh, Aravind Sivakumar, David W. Gludish, Abigail R. Shilvock, Drew M. Noden, David Huss, Rusty Lansford, and Natasza A. Kurpios. “The Left-Right Pitx2 Pathway Drives Organ-Specific Arterial and Lymphatic Development in the Intestine.” Developmental Cell 31, no. 6 (2014): 690–706.
Sivakumar, Aravind, Aparna Mahadevan, Mark E. Lauer, Ricky J. Narvaez, Siddesh Ramesh, Cora M. Demler, Nathan R. Souchet, Vincent C. Hascall, Ron J. Midura, Stavros Garantziotis, David B. Frank, Koji Kimata, and Natasza A. Kurpios. “Midgut Laterality Is Driven by Hyaluronan on the Right.” Developmental Cell 46, no. 5 (2018): 533–551.