Publications


Fregoso Lomas, M.*, De Vito, S.*, Boisclair Lachance, J.-F., Houde, J. and Nilson, L.A. (2016) Determination of EGFR signaling output by opposing gradients of BMP and JAK/STAT activity. Current Biology, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.07.073

Feingold, D., Starc, T., O’Donnell, M.J., Nilson, L.A. and Dent, J.A. (2016) The orphan pentameric ligand-gated ion channel pHCl-2 is gated by pH and regulates fluid secretion in Drosophila Malpighian tubules. Journal of Experimental Biology, 219, 2629-2638

Fregoso Lomas, M., Hails, F., Boisclair Lachance, J.-F. and Nilson, L.A. (2013) Response to the dorsal anterior gradient of EGFR signaling in Drosophila oogenesis is prepatterned by earlier posterior EGFR activation. Cell Reports 4, 791-802.

Laplante, C. and Nilson , L.A. (2011) Asymmetric distribution of Echinoid defines the epidermal leading edge during Drosophila dorsal closure. Journal of Cell Biology, 192, 335-348. [Featured as the “In Focus” summary article for Journal of Cell Biology - Jan. 2011]

Laplante, C., Paul, S.M., Beitel, G., and Nilson, L.A. (2010) Echinoid regulates tracheal morphology and fusion cell fate in Drosophila. Developmental Dynamics 239, 2509-2519. [Featured in "Highlights in Developmental Dynamics" - Feb. 2011]

Boisclair Lachance, J.-F., Fregoso Lomas, M., Eleiche, A., Bouchard Kerr, P. and Nilson, L.A. (2009) Graded Egfr activity patterns the Drosphila eggshell independently of autocrine feedback. Development 136, 2893-2902. [view online]

Cáceres, L. and Nilson, L.A. (2009) Translational repression of gurken in the Drosophila oocyte requires the hnRNP Squid in the nurse cells.  Developmental Biology 326, 327-334.
  
Laplante, C. and Nilson, L.A. (2006) Differential expression of the adhesion molecule Echinoid drives epithelial morphogenesis in Drosophila. Development 133, 3255-64. [view online]

Pai, L.-M., Wang, P.-Y., Chen, S.-R., Barcelo, G., Chang, W.-L., Nilson, L.A. and Schüpbach, T. (2006) The Drosophila cbl gene downregulates Egfr signaling by two distinct mechanisms. Mechanisms of Development 123, 450-462.

Rounding Atkey, M.R., Boisclair Lachance, J.-F., Walczak, M., Rebello, T. and Nilson, L.A.(2006) Capicua regulates follicle cell fate in the Drosophila ovary through repression of mirror. Development, 133, 2115-2123.

Cáceres L., Nilson L.A. (2005) Production of gurken in the nurse cells is sufficient for axis determination in the Drosophila oocyte. Development 132: 2345-2353.

Goff, D.J., Nilson, L.A. and Morisato, D. (2001) Establishment of dorsal-ventral polarity of the Drosophila egg requires capicua action in ovarian follicle cells. Development 128, 4553-4562.

Nilson, L.A., and Schüpbach, T. (1999). EGF receptor signaling in Drosophila oogenesis. Curr. Topics in Dev. Biol. 44, 203-244.

Nilson, L.A., and Schüpbach, T. (1998). Localized requirements for windbeutel and pipe reveal a dorsoventral prepattern within the follicular epithelium of the Drosophila ovary. Cell 93, 253-262.