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Margaret (Maggie) De Cuevas, Ph.D.

Margaret (Maggie) De Cuevas, Ph.D.

Position Title: 
Research Associate
410-502-0013

Department of Cell Biology
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
725 N. Wolfe Street, G1 Hunterian
Baltimore, MD 21205

Research Interest: 
Stem cell regulation in Drosophila
Associated Faculty: 
Selected Publications:
Ma Q, de Cuevas M, Matunis EL. Chinmo is sufficient to induce male fate in somatic cells of the adult Drosophila ovary. Development. 2016 Mar 1;143(5):754-63. doi: 10.1242/dev.129627. 
Ma Q, de Cuevas M, Matunis EL. 2016. Chinmo is sufficient to induce male fate in somatic cells of the adult Drosophila ovary. Development Mar 1;143(5):754-63. doi: 10.1242/dev.129627. Epub 2016 Jan 25.
Greenspan LJ, de Cuevas M, Matunis E. Genetics of gonadal stem cell renewal. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol. 2015;31:291-315. doi: 10.1146/annurev-cellbio-100913-013344. 
Hetie, P., de Cuevas, M. and Matunis, E.  2014.  Conversion of Quiescent Niche Cells to Somatic Stem Cells Causes Ectopic Niche Formation in the Drosophila Testis. Cell Reports 7, 715-721.
Matunis EL, Stine RR, de Cuevas M.  2012.  Recent advances in Drosophila male germline stem cell biology.  Spermatogenesis 2: 137-144.  PMID: 23087833.
de Cuevas, M., Matunis, E. L.  2011.  The stem cell niche: Lessons from the Drosophila testis.  Development 14:2861-2969.  
Issigonis, M., Tulina, N., de Cuevas, M., Brawley, C., Sandler, L., Matunis, E. 2009.  JAK-STAT signal inhibition regulates competition within the Drosophila testis stem cell niche.  Science 326:153-6.