ZFIN ID: ZDB-PERS-070612-7
Maurya, Ashish
Email: ashishkmaurya@yahoo.com
Address: Developmental and Biomedical Genetics (PWI Group) Institute of Molecular and Cell Biology 61 Biopolis Drive Proteos, 138673 Singapore
Phone: +65 65869734

PhD candidate since 01/2007, Department of Biological Sciences, National University of Singapore

10/2007 Master of Science, Department of Biology, University of Ottawa, Canada

06/2004 Master of Technology and Bachelor of Technology, Dual Degree, Department of Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi

I am studying specification of progenitor cells in the zebrafish embryonic myotome in response to inductive signals. More specifically, I am looking at the deployment of engrailed genes by high levels of Hedgehog signaling activity.

Ahmed, M.U., Maurya, A.K., Cheng, L., Jorge, E.C., Schubert, F.R., Maire, P., Basson, M.A., Ingham, P.W., Dietrich, S. (2017) Engrailed controls epaxial-hypaxial muscle innervation and the establishment of vertebrate three-dimensional mobility. Developmental Biology. 430(1):90-104
Venkatesh, B., Lee, A.P., Ravi, V., Maurya, A.K., Lian, M.M., Swann, J.B., Ohta, Y., Flajnik, M.F., Sutoh, Y., Kasahara, M., Hoon, S., Gangu, V., Roy, S.W., Irimia, M., Korzh, V., Kondrychyn, I., Lim, Z.W., Tay, B.H., Tohari, S., Kong, K.W., Ho, S., Lorente-Galdos, B., Quilez, J., Marques-Bonet, T., Raney, B.J., Ingham, P.W., Tay, A., Hillier, L.W., Minx, P., Boehm, T., Wilson, R.K., Brenner, S., and Warren, W.C. (2014) Elephant shark genome provides unique insights into gnathostome evolution. Nature. 505(7482):174-179
Maurya, A.K., Ben, J., Zhao, Z., Lee, R.T., Niah, W., Ng, A.S., Iyu, A., Yu, W., Elworthy, S., van Eeden, F.J., and Ingham, P.W. (2013) Positive and negative regulation of Gli activity by Kif7 in the zebrafish embryo. PLoS Genetics. 9(12):e1003955
Maurya, A.K., Tan, H., Souren, M., Wang, X., Wittbrodt, J., and Ingham, P.W. (2011) Integration of Hedgehog and BMP signalling by the engrailed2a gene in the zebrafish myotome. Development (Cambridge, England). 138(4):755-765