Elizabeth H. Lacy, PhD
Research FocusDevelopmental biologist Elizabeth Lacy studies the mechanisms of gastrulation and organogenesis during mouse development.
EducationPhD, California Institute of Technology
- Kalantry S, Manning S, Haub O, Tomihara-Newberger C, Lee H-G, Fangman J, Disteche CM, Manova K, and Lacy E. (2001). Amnionless, an essential gene for mouse gastrulation, encodes a visceral endoderm-specific protein with an extracellular cysteine rich domain. Nature Genetics, 27:412-416.
- Strope S, Rivi R, Metzger T, Manova K, Lacy E. (2004) Mouse amnionless, which is required for primitive streak assembly, mediates cell-surface localization and endocytic function of cubilin on visceral endoderm and kidney proximal tubules. Development 131(19):4787-95.