News featuring Seiji and Masaaki’s Nature Communications paper! Congratulations everyone! The paper is titled “Variations in brain defects result from cellular mosaicism in the activation of heat shock signalling.” The authors are Seiji Ishii*, Masaaki Torii*, Alexander I. Son, Meenu Rajendraprasad, Yury M. Morozov, Yuka Imamura Kawasawa, Anna C. Salzberg, Mitsuaki Fujimoto, Kristen Brennand, Akira Nakai, Valerie Mezger, Fred H. Gage, Pasko Rakic & Kazue Hashimoto-Torii.
“A developing brain’s protector may also be its enemy in excess” [https://innovationdistrict.childrensnational.org/developing-brains-protector-may-also-enemy-excess/ ] (May 12, 2017)
“Excess production of transcription factor Heat Shock Factor 1 can delay embryonic neural migration” [https://childrensnational.org/news-and-events/childrens-newsroom/2017/excess-production-of-transcription-factor-heat-shock-factor-1-can-delay-embryonic-neural-migration ] (May 3, 2017)