Dr. Juarez is Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology at the Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education. Previously, she was Assistant Project Scientist at the University of California, San Diego, and NIH-NIGMS IRACDA fellow. Dr. Juarez is a member of the American Society for Cell Biology, Genetics Society of America, and the Society for Developmental Biology.
Ph.D., 2004, State University of New York, Stony Brook
• Pongsawakul PY, Juarez MT, Zhang EE, Hirota T, Kay SA. The role of cytoplasmic CRYPTOCHROME in repressiong cAMP signaling. (In Prep)
• Juarez MT, Patterson RA, Li W, McGinnis W. Microinjection wound assay and in vivo localization of epidermal wound response reporters in Drosophila embryos. (In Revision)
• Patterson RA, Juarez MT, Hermann A, Sasik R, Hardiman G, McGinnis W. Serine Proteolytic Pathway Activation Reveals an Expanded Ensemble of Wound Response Genes in Drosophila (In Revision)
• Paré A, Kim M, Juarez MT, Brody S, McGinnis W (2012). The functions of Grainy head family proteins in animals and fungi and the evolution of apical extracellular barriers. PLoS ONE 7(5): e36254.
• Juarez, MT, Patterson RA, Sandoval-Guillen E McGinnis W (2011). Duox, Flotillin-2, and Src42A are required to activate or delimit the spread of the transcriptional response to epidermal wounds in Drosophila. PLoS Genetics 7(12):e1002424.
• Pearson JC, Juarez MT, Kim M, Drivenes Ø, McGinnis W (2009). Multiple transcription factor codes activate epidermal wound-response genes in Drosophila. PNAS 106(7), 2224-2229.
• Nogueira FT, Madi S, Chitwood DH, Juarez MT, Timmermans MCP (2007). Two small regulatory RNAs establish opposing fates of a developmental axis. Genes and Development 21(7), 750-755.
• Juarez MT, Kui JS, Thomas J, Heller BA, Timmermans MCP. (2004) microRNA mediated repression of rolled leaf1 specifies maize leaf polarity. Nature 428(6978), 84-88.
• Juarez MT, Twigg RW, Timmermans MCP (2004). Specification of adaxial fate in the maize leaf. Development 131(18) 4533-4544.
• Timmermans MCP, Juarez MT, Phelps-Durr TL (2004). A Conserved microRNA signal specifies leaf polarity. Cold Spring Harbor Symposia on Quantitative Biology, 69, 409-417.
• Ori N, Juarez MT, Jackson D, Yamaguchi J, Banowetz GM, Hake S. (1999) Leaf senescence is delayed in tobacco plants expressing the maize homeobox gene knotted1 under the control of a senescence-activated promoter. Plant Cell 11, 1073-1080.
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