Bradley Davidson

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Department: Cell and Developmental Biology

Contact information
Swarthmore College
Department of Biology
500 College Ave.
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Office: 610-328-5718
B.A. (Biology)
Swarthmore College, 1991.
Ph.D. (Zoology)
University of Washington, 2002.
Post-Graduate Training
Postdoctoral Fellow, Immunology, Institute of Systems, Seattle, WA , 2002-2002.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Developmental Biology, University of California, Berkeley, 2002-2006.
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Selected Publications

Cota, C. D., & Davidson, B.: Mitotic Membrane Turnover Coordinates Differential Induction of the Heart Progenitor Lineage. Developmental Cell 34(5): 505-519, 2015.

Norton, J. Cooley, J. Islam, T., Cota, C. and Davidson, B.: Matrix adhesion directs asymmetric heart progenitor specification in the basal chordate, Ciona intestinalis. Development 140(6): 1301-11, 2013.

Woznica, A., Haeussler, M., ^Starobinska, E., ^Jemmett, J., ^Li, Y., Mount, D., & Davidson, B.: Initial deployment of the cardiogenic gene regulatory network in the basal chordate, Ciona intestinalis. Developmental Biology 368(1): 127-139, 2012.

Cooley, James. Whitaker, Stacia. Sweeney, Sarah. Fraser, Scott. Davidson, Brad.: Cytoskeletal polarity mediates localized induction of the heart progenitor lineage. Nature Cell Biology 13(8): 952-7, Aug 2011.

Ragkousi, Katerina. Beh, Jeni. Sweeney, Sarah. Starobinska, Ella. Davidson, Brad.: A single GATA factor plays discrete, lineage specific roles in ascidian heart development. Developmental Biology 352(1): 154-63, Apr 1 2011.

José Xavier-Neto, Brad Davidson, Marcos Sawada Simoes-Costa, Rodrigo Abe Castro, Hozana Andrade Castillo, Allysson Coelho Sampaio and Ana Paula Azambuja: Evolutionary Origins of Hearts. Heart Development and Regeneration. Rosenthal and Harvey (eds.). Elsevier Science, June 2010.

Christiaen, Lionel. Stolfi, Alberto. Davidson, Brad. Levine, Michael.: Spatio-temporal intersection of Lhx3 and Tbx6 defines the cardiac field through synergistic activation of Mesp. Developmental Biology 328(2): 552-60, Apr 15 2009.

Christiaen, Lionel. Davidson, Brad. Kawashima, Takeshi. Powell, Weston. Nolla, Hector. Vranizan, Karen. Levine, Michael.: The transcription/migration interface in heart precursors of Ciona intestinalis. Science 320(5881): 1349-52, Jun 6 2008.

Davidson, Brad.: Movers and shakers: evolution and development of the mesoderm. Journal of Experimental Zoology. Part B. Molecular & Developmental Evolution 310(1): 1-4, Jan 15 2008.

Beh, Jeni. Shi, Weiyang. Levine, Mike. Davidson, Brad. Christiaen, Lionel.: FoxF is essential for FGF-induced migration of heart progenitor cells in the ascidian Ciona intestinalis. Development 134(18): 3297-305, Sep 2007.

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