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Moody Lab

Research Interests

Genes and cell-cell interactions necessary to establish the nervous system during embryogenesis

Research Area

1. The role of maternal determinant molecules in establishing neural fates 2. A gene regulatory network involved in neural plate development 3. Specification of cranial placode ectoderm 4. Specification of retinal stem cells and amacrine cell phenotypes 5. The upstream regulatory regions of a neuron-specific Beta-tubulin gene 6. Neural stem cells 7. Fate maps in Xenopus laevis

Current Members

Moody, Sally A (Principal Investigator/Director)
Neilson, Karen (Post-doc)


Institution: The George Washington University

George Washington University
Dept. Anatomy & Regenerative Biology
2300 I (eye) Street, NW
Washington, DC
20037, USA

Web Page:

General/Lab Phone: 1-202-994-3515

Phone: 1-202-994-2878

Fax: 1-202-994-8885