Neurodevelopment; neurodegeneration; drosophila genetics; cell biology; tool development
Current Research Interest
Cell intrinsic mechanisms of dendrite morphogenesis; cell-cell interactions in dendrite patterning; neuron-phagocyte interactions in neurodegeneration; developments of genetic and cell biology tools in drosophila
Sapar, Maria L., Hui Ji, Bei Wang, Amy R. Poe, Kush Dubey, Xingjie Ren, Jian-Quan Ni, and Chun Han. “Phosphatidylserine Externalization Results from and Causes Neurite Degeneration in Drosophila.” Cell Reports 24, no. 9 (2018): 2273-2286.
Poe Amy R., Lingfeng Tang, Bei Wang, Yun Li, Maria L. Sapar, and Chun Han. “Dendritic Space-Filling Requires a Neuronal Type-Specific Extracellular Permissive Signal in Drosophila.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 114, no. 38 (2017): E8062-E8071.