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Celeste Nelson

Selected Publications

  1. “Lithographically-Defined Two- and Three-Dimensional Tissue Microarrays.” Biological Microarrays (Methods in Molecular Biology), in press 2010 [with E.W. Gomez].
  2. “Self-Organization of Engineered Epithelial Tubules by Differential Cellular Motility.” Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA., 106: 14890-14895 2009 [with H. Mori, N. Gjorevski, J.L. Inman, and M.J. Bissell].
  3. “Bidirectional Extracellular Matrix Signaling During Tissue Morphogenesis.” Cytokine Growth Factor Rev., 20: 459-465 2009 [with N. Gjorevski].
  4. “Homology with Vesicle Fusion Mediator Syntaxin-1a Predicts Determinants of Epimorphin/Syntaxin-2 Function in Mammary Epithelial Morphogenesis.” J. Biol. Chem., 284: 6877-6884 2009 [with C.S. Chen, D. Khauv, S. Bennett, E.S. Radisky, Y. Hirai, M.J. Bissell, and D.C. Radisky].
  5. “Geometric Control of Tissue Morphogenesis.” Biochim. Biophys. Acta., 1793: 903-910 2009.
  6. “Human Mammary Progenitor Cell Fate Decisions are Products of Interactions with Combinatorial Microenvironments.” Integr. Biol., 1: 70-79 2009 [with M.A. LaBarge, R. Villadsen, A. Fridriksdottir, J.R. Ruth, M.R. Stampfer, O.W. Petersen, and M.J. Bissell].
  7. “Sustained Activation of STAT5 is Essential for Chromatin Remodeling and Maintenance of Mammary-Specific Function.” J. Cell Biol., 184: 57-66 2009 [with R. Xu, J.L. Muschler, M. Veiseh, B.K. Vonderhaar, and M.J. Bissell].
  8. “Laminin and Biomimetic Extracellular Elasticity Enhance Functional Differentiation in Mammary Epithelia.” EMBO J., 27: 2817-2828 2008 [with J. Alcaraz, R. Xu, H. Mori, R. Mroue, V.A. Spencer, D. Brownfield, D.C. Radisky, C. Bustamante, and M.J. Bissell].
  9. “Engineering Amount of Cell-Cell Contact Demonstrates Biphasic Proliferative Regulation Through RhoA and the Actin Cytoskeleton.” Exp. Cell Res., 314: 2846-2854 2008 [with D.S. Gray, W.F. Liu, C.J. Shen, K. Bhadriraju and C.S. Chen].
  10. “Change in Cell Shape is Required for Matrix Metalloproteinase-Induced Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition of Mammary Epithelial Cells.” J. Cell. Biochem., 105: 25-33 2008 [with D. Khauv, M.J. Bissell, and D.C. Radisky].
  11. “Three-Dimensional Lithographically-Defined Organotypic Tissue Arrays for Quantitative Analysis of Morphogenesis and Neoplastic Progression.” Natl. Protoc., 3: 674-678 2008 [with J.L. Inman and M.J. Bissell].
  12. “Cadherins, RhoA, and Rac1 are Differentially Required for Stretch-Mediated Proliferation in Endothelial Versus Smooth Muscle Cells.” Circ. Res., 101, E44-E52, 2007 [with W.F. Liu, J.L. Tan, and C.S. Chen].
  13. “Non-Classical Export of Epimorphin and its Adhesion to αv-Integrin for Regulation of Epithelial Morphogenesis.” J. Cell Sci., 120, 2032-2043, 2007 [with Y. Hirai, K. Yamazaki, K. Takebe, J. Przybylo, B. Madden and D.C. Radisky].
  14. “Cell Shape Regulates Global Histone Acetylation in Human Mammary Epithelial Cells.” Exp. Cell Res., 313, 3066-3075, 2007 [with J. LeBeyec, R. Xu, S.-Y. Lee, A. Rizki, J. Alcaraz, and M.J. Bissell].
  15. “Rap1 Integrates Tissue Polarity, Lumen Formation, and Tumorigenic Potential in Human Breast Epithelial Cells.” Cancer Res., 67, 4759-4766, 2007 [with M. Itoh, C.A. Myers, and M.J. Bissell].
  16. “Tissue Geometry Determines Sites of Mammary Branching Morphogenesis in Organotypic Cultures.” Science, 314, 298-300, 2006 [with M.M. VanDuijn, J.L. Inman, D.A. Fletcher, and M.J. Bissell].
  17. “Microstructured Extracellular Matrices in Tissue Engineering and Development.” Curr. Opin. Biotechnol., 17, 518-523, 2006 [with J. Tien].
  18. “E-Cadherin Engagement Stimulates Proliferation via Rac1.” J. Cell Biol., 173, 431-441, 2006 [with W.F. Liu, D.M. Pirone, and C.S. Chen].
  19. “Of Extracellular Matrix, Scaffolds, and Signaling: Tissue Architecture Regulates Development, Homeostasis, and Cancer.” Annu. Rev. Cell Dev. Biol., 22, 287-309, 2006 [with M.J. Bissell].
  20. “The Ecology of Tumors.” The Scientist, 20, 30-35, 2006 [with P.A. Kenny and M.J. Bissell].
  21. “Mechanism of Akt1 Inhibition of Breast Cancer Cell Invasion Reveals a Protumorigenic Role for TSC2.” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA, 103, 4134-4139, 2006 [with H. Liu, D.C. Radisky, H. Zhang, J.E. Fata, R.A. Roth, and M.J. Bissell].
  22. “Manipulation of Cell-Cell Adhesion Using Bowtie-Shaped Microwells.” Adhesion Protein Protocols (Methods in Molecular Biology, Vol. 96), 1-10, 2006 [with W.F. Liu and C.S. Chen].
  23. “Emergent Patterns of Growth Controlled by Multicellular Form and Mechanics.” Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. U.S.A., 102, 11594-11599, 2005 [with R.P. Jean, J.L. Tan, W.F. Liu, N.J. Sniadecki, A.A. Spector, and C.S. Chen].
  24. “Rac1b and Reactive Oxygen Species Mediate MMP-3-Induced EMT and Genomic Instability.” Nature, 436, 123-127, 2005 [with D.C. Radisky, D.D. Levy, L.E. Littlepage, H. Liu, J.E. Fata, D. Leake, E.L. Godden, D.G. Albertson, M.A. Nieto, Z. Werb, and M.J. Bissell].
  25. “Modeling Dynamic Reciprocity: Engineering Three-Dimensional Culture Models of Breast Architecture, Function, and Neoplastic Transformation.” Semin. Cancer Biol., 15, 342-352, 2005 [with M.J. Bissell].