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Villefranc, Jacque
Email: jacques.villefranc@umassmed.edu
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Affiliation: Lawson Lab
Address: Program in Gene Function and Expression University of Massachusetts Medical School Lazare Research Building, Room 617 364 Plantation Street Worcester, MA 01605 USA
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BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS


PUBLICATIONS
Shin, M., Male, I., Beane, T.J., Villefranc, J.A., Kok, F.O., Zhu, L.J., Lawson, N.D. (2016) Vegfc acts through ERK to induce sprouting and differentiation of trunk lymphatic progenitors. Development (Cambridge, England). 143(20):3785-3795
Villefranc, J.A., Nicoli, S., Bentley, K., Jeltsch, M., Zarkada, G., Moore, J.C., Gerhardt, H., Alitalo, K., and Lawson, N.D. (2013) A truncation allele in vascular endothelial growth factor c reveals distinct modes of signaling during lymphatic and vascular development. Development (Cambridge, England). 140(7):1497-1506
Covassin, L.D., Siekmann, A.F., Kacergis, M.C., Laver, E., Moore, J.C., Villefranc, J.A., Weinstein, B.M., and Lawson, N.D. (2009) A genetic screen for vascular mutants in zebrafish reveals dynamic roles for Vegf/Plcg1 signaling during artery development. Developmental Biology. 329(2):212-226
Villefranc, J.A., Amigo, J., and Lawson, N.D. (2007) Gateway compatible vectors for analysis of gene function in the zebrafish. Developmental dynamics : an official publication of the American Association of Anatomists. 236(11):3077-3087
Covassin, L.D., Villefranc, J.A., Kacergis, M.C., Weinstein, B.M., and Lawson, N.D. (2006) Distinct genetic interactions between multiple Vegf receptors are required for development of different blood vessel types in zebrafish. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA. 103(17):6554-6559

NON-ZEBRAFISH PUBLICATIONS