Publications

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Zernicka-Goetz M, Morris SA, Bruce AW. Nat Rev Genet. 2009
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Morris et al., Cahan et al., Cell. 2014

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Morris et al., Open Biol. 2013

Papers

Guo C and Morris SA.
Engineering cell identity: establishing new gene regulatory and chromatin landscapes.
Curr Opin Genet Dev. 2017 Jun 28;46:50-57. doi: 10.1016/j.gde.2017.06.011.
Biddy BA, Waye SE, Sun T, Morris SA.
Single-cell analysis of clonal dynamics in direct lineage reprogramming: a combinatorial indexing method for lineage tracing.
BioRxiv2017 Apr; doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/127860
Morris SA.
Human embryos cultured in vitro to 14 days.
Open Biology2017 Jan;7(1). pii: 170003. doi: 10.1098/rsob.170003

 

Morris SA.
Direct lineage reprogramming via pioneer factors; a detour through developmental gene regulatory networks.
Development2016 143: 2696-2705; doi: 10.1242/dev.138263.

 

Morris SA.
Single-Cell RNA-Seq Steps Up to the Growth Plate.
Trends Biotechnol. 2016; 34(7):525-7.

 

Diaz MF, Li N, Lee HJ, Adamo L, Evans SM, Willey HE, Arora N, Torisawa YS, Vickers DA, Morris SA, Naveiras O, Murthy SK, Ingber DE, Daley GQ, García-Cardeña G, Wenzel PL.
Biomechanical forces promote blood development through prostaglandin E2 and the cAMP-PKA signaling axis.
J Exp Med. 2015 May 4;212(5):665-80.

 

Cahan P, Morris SA, Collins JJ, Daley GQ.
Defining cellular identity through network biology.
Cell Cycle. 2014 Nov 14;13(21):3313-14
Morris SA*, Cahan PC*, Li H*, Zhao A, San Roman AK, Shivdasani RA, Collins JJ, Daley GQ.
Dissecting Engineered Cell Types and Enhancing Cell Fate Conversion via CellNet.
Cell. 2014 Aug 14;158(4):889-902. * Equal contribution. Featured on cover
Cell commentary: CellNet–where your cells are standing
Nature commentary: Network biology: A compass for stem-cell differentiation
Nature Biotechnology commentary: A blueprint of cell identity
Cahan PC*, Li H*, Morris SA*, Lummertz da Rocha E, Daley GQ, Collins JJ.
CellNet: Network Biology Applied to Stem Cell Engineering.
Cell. 2014 Aug 14;158(4):903-15. * Equal contribution. Featured on cover
Cell commentary: CellNet–where your cells are standing
Nature commentary: Network biology: A compass for stem-cell differentiation
Nature Biotechnology commentary: A blueprint of cell identity
Morris SA, Graham SJ, Jedrusik A, Zernicka-Goetz M.
The differential response to Fgf signalling in cells internalized at different times influences lineage segregation in preimplantation mouse embryos.
Open Biol. 2013  Nov20;3(11):130104

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Morris SA, Daley GQ.
A blueprint for engineering cell fate: current technologies to reprogram cell identity.
Cell Res. 2013 Jan;23(1):33-48. Review

Winner of The 2013 Sanofi-Cell Research Outstanding Review Article Award

Jones MR, Blahna MT, Kozlowski E, Matsuura KY, Ferrari JD, Morris SA, Powers JT, Daley GQ, Quinton LJ, Mizgerd JP.
Zcchc11 uridylates mature miRNAs to enhance neonatal IGF-1 expression, growth, and survival.
PLoS Genet. 2012;8(11)
Morris SA, Gu Y, and Zernicka-Goetz M.
Developmental plasticity is bound by pluripotency and the Fgf and Wnt signaling pathways.
Cell Reports. 2012. Oct 25;2(4):756-65

Featured among Cell Reports’ Best of 2012

Morris SA*, Grewal S*, Barrios F*, Patankar SN, Strauss B, Buttery L, Alexander M, Shakesheff K and Zernicka Goetz M.
Dynamics of anterior-posterior axis formation in the developing mouse embryo.
Nature Commun. 2012 Feb 14;3:673. * Equal contribution
Morris SA.
Reply: Cell fate in the early mouse embryo: Sorting out the influence of developmental history on lineage choice.
Reprod Biomed Online. 2011 Jun;22(6):521-4
Morris SA.
Cell fate in the early mouse embryo: Sorting out the influence of developmental history on lineage choice.
Reprod Biomed Online. 2011 Jun;22(6):521-4
Morris SA, Teo RT, Li H, Robson P, Glover DM, Zernicka-Goetz M.
Origin and formation of the first two distinct cell types of the inner cell mass in the mouse embryo.
Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 2010 Apr 6;107(14):6364-9
Zernicka-Goetz M, Morris SA, Bruce AW.
Making a firm decision: multifaceted regulation of cell fate in the early mouse embryo.
Nat Rev Genet. 2009 Jul;10(7):467-77. Review

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Meilhac SM, Adams RJ*, Morris SA*, Danckaert A, Le Garrec JF, Zernicka-Goetz M.
Active cell movements coupled to positional induction are involved in lineage segregation in the mouse blastocyst.
Dev Biol. 2009 Jul 15;331(2):210-21. * Equal contribution
Morris SA, Almeida AD, Tanaka H, Ohta K, Ohnuma S.
Tsukushi modulates Xnr2, FGF and BMP signaling: regulation of Xenopus germ layer formation.
PLoS One. 2007 Oct 10;2(10):e1004
Harrington AE, Morris SA, Ruotolo BT, Robinson CV, Ohnuma S, Hyvonen M.
Structural basis for the inhibition of activin signalling by follistatin.
EMBO J. 2006 Mar 8;25(5):1035-45.
Anderson AA, Kendal CE, Garcia-Maya M, Kenny AV, Morris SA, Wu T, Reynolds R, Hohenester E, Saffell JL.
A peptide from the first fibronectin domain of NCAM acts as an inverse agonist and stimulates FGF receptor activation, neurite outgrowth and survival.
J Neurochem. 2005 Oct;95(2):570-83
Morris SA and Zernicka-Goetz M.
Formation of distinct cell types in the mouse blastocyst. Mouse Development: From Oocyte to Stem. Springer. Jacek Z. Kubiak (Ed.).
Results Probl Cell Differ. 2012;55:203-17
Morris SA.
Extracellular Regulation of TGF-Beta Superfamily Signalling in Early Xenopus Laevis Development.
PhD Thesis, University of Cambridge, UK. Awarded 2007.

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