Margot Williams Lab



Alaniz Emig A, Williams MLK. Generation of Naïve Blastoderm Explants from Zebrafish Embryos. J Vis Exp. 2021 Jul 30;(173). doi: 10.3791/62797. PMID: 34398141. View article

Williams ML, Solnica-Krezel L. Nodal and planar cell polarity signaling cooperate to regulate zebrafish convergence and extension gastrulation movements. Elife. 2020 Apr 22;9. doi: 10.7554/eLife.54445. PubMed PMID: 32319426; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC7250581. View article

Williams MLK, Solnica-Krezel L. Cellular and molecular mechanisms of convergence and extension in zebrafish. Curr Top Dev Biol. 2020;136:377-407. doi: 10.1016/bs.ctdb.2019.08.001. Epub 2019 Sep 3. PubMed PMID: 31959296. View article

Margot L.K. Williams and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel. A mesoderm-independent role for Nodal signaling in convergence & extension gastrulation movements. Biorxiv (preprint). 2019. doi: View article

Williams, Margot L.K., Atsushi Sawada, Terin Budine, Chunyue Yin, Paul Gontarz, and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel. Gon4l regulates notochord boundary formation and cell polarity underlying axis extension by repressing adhesion genes. Nature Communications. 2018 April 3; 9(1):1319. View article

Williams, Margot L.K. and Lilianna Solnica-Krezel. Regulation of gastrulation movements by emergent cell and tissue interactions. Current Opinions in Cell Biology. 2017 Oct;48:33-39. View article

Williams, Margot, Weiwei Yen, Xiaowei Lu, and Ann Sutherland. Distinct apical and basolateral mechanisms drive PCP-dependent convergent extension of the mouse neural plate. Developmental Cell. 2014 April 14; 29(1): 34-46. View article

Williams, Margot, Carol Burdsal, Ammasi Periasamy, Mark Lewandoski, and Ann Sutherland. Mouse Primitive Streak forms in situ by initiation of epithelial to mesenchymal transition without migration of a cell population. Developmental Dynamics. 2012 Feb;241(2): 270-83. View article

Yen, Weiwei, Margot Williams, Ammasi Periasamy, Mark Conaway, Carol Burdsal, Raymond Keller, Xiaowei Lu, and Ann Sutherland. PTK7 is essential for polarized cell motility and convergent extension during mouse gastrulation. Development. 2009 Jun; 136(12): 2039-48. View article