Assistant Professor, Biology

Science Hall, Troy
518-244-2420
lamonk@sage.edu

Current Research Interests

  • Gene interactions during development
  • Cell interactions during craniofacial development
  • Identifying genes in the gene regulatory network that directs craniofacial development

Publications

LaMonica, K., Ding, H., and Artinger, K.B. Gain of function and loss of function of integrin α5 during cranial neural crest development can rescue the narrowminded phenotype. in preparation.

Powell, Davalyn R., Hernandez-Lagunas, Laura, LaMonica, Kristi and Artinger, Kristin Bruk. Prdm1a directly activated foxd3 and tfap2a during zebrafish neural crest specification. Development – In Press (July 2013)

Nathaniel W Hartman, Joseph E Carpentino, Kristi LaMonica, Danielle E Mor, Janice R Naegele and Laura Grabel. CXCL12-Mediated Guidance of Migrating Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Neural Progenitors Transplanted into the Hippocampus. PLoS One. 2010 December:  e15856

Kristi LaMonica and Laura Grabel. The Planar Cell Polarity Pathway and Parietal Endoderm Cell Migration. Book chapter in press: Planar Cell Polarity: Methods and Protocols, 2012

Kristi LaMonica, Maya Bass, and Laura Grabel. The Planar Cell Polarity Pathway Directs Parietal Endoderm Migration. Dev Biol. 2009 June 1; 330(1): 44-53

Posters

Interactions between prdm1a and integrin α5 during neural crest differentiation. Kristi LaMonica and Kristin Artinger, Society for Developmental Biology Southwest Regional Meeting, Denver, CO, March 2014

Towards Understanding the prdm1a Gene Regulatory Network in Danio rerio, Kristi LaMonica and Kristin Artinger, 69th Annual Meeting, Society for Developmental Biology, Albuquerque, NM, August 2010

Parietal endoderm migration is directed by the planar cell polarity pathway, Kristi LaMonica, Maya Bass, Laura Grabel, Poster Presentation, 67th Annual Meeting, Society for Developmental Biology, Philadelphia, PA, July 2008

The planar cell polarity pathway regulates parietal endoderm outgrowth, Kristi LaMonica, Maya Bass, Laura Grabel, 66th Annual Meeting, 1st pan-American Congress in Developmental Biology, Cancun, Mexico, June 2007