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Dissecting Hes-centred transcriptional networks in neural stem cell maintenance and tumorigenesis in Drosophila
A single genetic insult is sufficient to cause neoplastic overgrowth to Drosophila neural stem cells and their early progeny.
Regionalized tissue fluidization is required for epithelial gap closure during insect gastrulation
Novel morphogenetic function of actomyosin contractility and tissue fluidization in animal development revealed in a new study led by Dr. Anastasios Pavlopoulos (IMBB-FORTH/HHMI Janelia) and Dr. Pavel Tomancak (MPI-CBG).