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keywords Development and Evolution
overview The Schmidt-Ott lab uses experimental and genomic approaches to study the evolution of embryogenesis in flies, including midges and mosquitoes (Diptera). We seek to understand how and why, in embryos, morphogenesis, pattern formation, axis specification, gene regulation, and gene function change over time. For example, we discovered that the embryos of different fly species use structurally unrelated genes to establish embryo polarity and seek to understand why these essential developmental genes are frequently replaced in evolution and how they acquire this function. In another project, we discovered that the dynamics of a morphogen gradient required for tissue differentiation differs between species. We seek to understand how morphgogen gradient dynamics evolve and alter embryogenesis, including tissue specification and morphogenesis. In general, we welcome students and scholars who are interested in understanding how plasticity and robustness of embryogenesis shape the genetic basis of embryos over time.

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Concept Biological Evolution
Concept Gene Expression Regulation, Developmental
Concept Evolution, Molecular
Concept Embryonic Development
Concept Growth and Development
Concept Developmental Biology
Academic Article Expression of en and wg in the embryonic head and brain of Drosophila indicates a refolded band of seven segment remnants.
Academic Article The amnioserosa is an apomorphic character of cyclorrhaphan flies.
Academic Article Function of bicoid and hunchback homologs in the basal cyclorrhaphan fly Megaselia (Phoridae).
Academic Article The anterior determinant bicoid of Drosophila is a derived Hox class 3 gene.
Academic Article A single Hox3 gene with composite bicoid and zerknullt expression characteristics in non-Cyclorrhaphan flies.
Academic Article Evo-devo aspects of classical and molecular data in a historical perspective.
Academic Article Differential cytoplasmic mRNA localisation adjusts pair-rule transcription factor activity to cytoarchitecture in dipteran evolution.
Academic Article Evidence for a composite anterior determinant in the hover fly Episyrphus balteatus (Syrphidae), a cyclorrhaphan fly with an anterodorsal serosa anlage.
Academic Article Maternal activation of gap genes in the hover fly Episyrphus.
Academic Article BMP signaling components in embryonic transcriptomes of the hover fly Episyrphus balteatus (Syrphidae).
Academic Article Bicoid occurrence and Bicoid-dependent hunchback regulation in lower cyclorrhaphan flies.
Academic Article Megaselia abdita: preparing embryos for injection.
Academic Article Evolutionary origin of the amnioserosa in cyclorrhaphan flies correlates with spatial and temporal expression changes of zen.
Academic Article Postgastrular zen expression is required to develop distinct amniotic and serosal epithelia in the scuttle fly Megaselia.
Academic Article Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life.
Academic Article The scuttle fly Megaselia abdita (Phoridae): a link between Drosophila and Mosquito development.
Academic Article Megaselia abdita: cuticle preparation from injected embryos.
Academic Article Insect serosa: a head line in comparative developmental genetics.
Academic Article The generation of variation and the developmental basis for evolutionary novelty.
Academic Article BMP-dependent serosa and amnion specification in the scuttle fly Megaselia abdita.
Academic Article Hox3/zen and the evolution of extraembryonic epithelia in insects.
Academic Article Extremely small genomes in two unrelated dipteran insects with shared early developmental traits.
Academic Article Megaselia abdita: fixing and devitellinizing embryos.
Academic Article Expression and regulation of caudal in the lower cyclorrhaphan fly Megaselia.
Academic Article Quantitative system drift compensates for altered maternal inputs to the gap gene network of the scuttle fly Megaselia abdita.
Academic Article Embryo development. A cysteine-clamp gene drives embryo polarity in the midge Chironomus.
Academic Article Emerging developmental genetic model systems in holometabolous insects.
Academic Article Functional evolution of a morphogenetic gradient.
Academic Article Chironomus riparius (Diptera) genome sequencing reveals the impact of minisatellite transposable elements on population divergence.
Academic Article Ancient mechanisms for the evolution of the bicoid homeodomain's function in fly development.
Grant Genetic variation and function of body axis determinants in midges and other flies
Academic Article Embryo polarity in moth flies and mosquitoes relies on distinct old genes with localized transcript isoforms.
Academic Article Evolution and loss of ß-catenin and TCF-dependent axis specification in insects.

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