Developmental biology; gene regulation; stem cell biology; genomics
Current Research Interest
Genomic control processes in early embryonic development
National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award
World Economic Forum Young Scientist
March of Dimes Basil O'Connor Starter Scholar
Rothstein, Megan and Marcos Simoes-Costa. “Heterodimerization of TFAP2 Pioneer Factors Drives Epigenomic Remodeling During Neural Crest Specification.” Genome Research 1 (2020): 35-48.
Bhattacharya, Debadrita, Ana Paula Azambuja, and Marcos Simoes-Costa. “Metabolic Reprogramming Promotes Neural Crest Migration Via Yap/Tead Signaling.” Developmental Cell (2020) (In press).
Cornell Research Website Article