Recent Lab News

October, 2023

Hiro and Margaret (undergraduate student at Rice University) paper entitled “Enhanced BMP signaling in Cathepsin K-positive tendon progenitors induces heterotopic ossification” was accepted at Biochem Biophys Res Commun.

Hiro and Sowmya (undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin) paper entitled “Enhanced BMP signaling leads to enlarged nasal cartilage formation in mice” was accepted at Biochem Biophys Res Commun.

 

November, 2022

Hiro presented his work at the Southwest Regional Meeting for the Society of Developmental Biology (SWSDB), Austin, TX.

 

October, 2022

Our collaborative work “Yap and Taz promote osteogenesis and prevent chondrogenesis in neural crest cells in vitro and in vivo” was highlighted as Cover of Science Signaling.

 

September, 2022

Hiro and Margaret (undergraduate student at Rice University) paper entitled “Enhanced BMP signaling through ALK2 attenuates keratinocyte differentiation” was accepted at Biochem Biophys Res Commun.

 

August, 2022

Congratulations to Hiro for being the finalist of 2022 President’s Excellence in Postdoctoral Research Award!

May, 2022

Congratulations to Hiro for being awarded from the Bone Disease Program of Texas! This is highly competitive!

January, 2022

Hiro’s paper entitled “Disruption of Trip11 in cranial neural crest cells is associated with increased ER and Golgi stress contributing to skull defects in mice” was accepted at Dev Dyn.

December, 2021

Hiro’s paper entitled “Temporospatial regulation of intraflagellar transport is required for the endochondral ossification in mice” was accepted at Dev Biol.

November, 2021

We are pleased to have Margaret Li, Rice University sophomore!

July, 2021

Hiro’s paper entitled “The molecular complex of ciliary and golgin protein is crucial for skull development” was accepted at Development.

March, 2021

Congratulations to the lab for being funded by the McGovern Medical School Pilot Grant to study the function of ciliary protein in bone development.

Hiro’s paper entitled “Alteration of DNA Damage Response Causes Cleft Palate” was accepted at Front Physiol.

Yoshi is appointed Associate Editor for Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology.

February, 2021

Congratulations to the lab for being funded by the Department of Pediatrics Seed Grant to study the function of ciliary protein in craniofacial formation.

January, 2021

Congratulations to the lab and our great collaborator Dr. Yuji Mishina at the University of Michigan on uncovering the role of BMP signaling during craniofacial cartilage development, published in Science Signaling.

October, 2020

Congratulations to Hiro for being awarded an excellent presentation in 9th international orthodontics congress!

January, 2020

Congratulations to Hiro for being awarded a postdoctoral fellowship from the Uehara Memorial Foundation!

May, 2018

Congratulations on Kohei and our wonderful collaborator Dr. Bin Wang at MD Anderson Cancer Center on understanding the role of DDR machinery during craniofacial bone development, published in PLoS Genetics. Our article has been recommended by the Faculty of 1000.