Postdoctoral Scholar in Biology and Biological Engineering
J Sun, F Macabenta, Z Akos, A Stathopoulos. Collective Migrations of Drosophila Embryonic Trunk and Caudal Mesoderm-Derived Muscle Precursor Cells. Genetics 215(2), 297-322 2020.
F Macabenta, A Stathopoulos. Sticking to a plan: adhesion and signaling control spatial organization of cells within migrating collectives. Current opinion in genetics & development 57, 39-46. 2019.
F Macabenta, A Stathopoulos. Migrating cells control morphogenesis of substratum serving as track to promote directional movement of the collective. Development 146 (14), dev177295. 2019.
YK Bae, F Macabenta, HL Curtis, A Stathopoulos. Comparative analysis of gene expression profiles for several migrating cell types identifies cell migration regulators. Mechanisms of development 148, 40-55. 2017.
V Stepanik, L Dunipace, YK Bae, F Macabenta, J Sun, N Trisnadi, A Stathopoulos. The migrations of Drosophila muscle founders and primordial germ cells are interdependent. Development 143 (17), 3206-3215. 2016.
FD Macabenta, AG Jensen, YS Cheng, JJ Kramer, SG Kramer. Frazzled/DCC facilitates cardiac cell outgrowth and attachment during Drosophila dorsal vessel formation. Developmental biology 380 (2), 233-242. 2014.
L Gutierrez, F Macabenta, M Marutani. Locally available organic soil amendment influences on corn development and association with indigenous Arbuscular mycorrhizae in Guam. HORTSCIENCE 43 (4), 1260-1261. 2008.