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Research Output

2020

Branching morphogenesis

Goodwin, K. & Nelson, C. M., May 2020, In : Development (Cambridge). 147, 10, 184499.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations

Marangoni flows drive the alignment of fibrillar cell-laden hydrogels

Nerger, B. A., Brun, P. T. & Nelson, C. M., Jun 2020, In : Science Advances. 6, 24, eaaz7748.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
2019

3D culture models for studying branching morphogenesis in the mammary gland and mammalian lung

Nerger, B. A. & Nelson, C. M., Apr 2019, In : Biomaterials. 198, p. 135-145 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Human organoids: A new dimension in cell biology

Lehmann, R., Lee, C. M., Shugart, E. C., Benedetti, M., Charo, R. A., Gartner, Z., Hogan, B., Knoblich, J., Nelson, C. M. & Wilson, K. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Molecular biology of the cell. 30, 10, p. 1129-1137 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
9 Scopus citations

Mesenchymal proteases and tissue fluidity remodel the extracellular matrix during airway epithelial branching in the embryonic avian lung

Spurlin, J. W., Siedlik, M. J., Nerger, B. A., Pang, M. F., Jayaraman, S., Zhang, R. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2019, In : Development (Cambridge). 146, 16, dev175257.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations

Microextrusion printing cell-laden networks of type i collagen with patterned fiber alignment and geometry

Nerger, B. A., Brun, P. T. & Nelson, C. M., 2019, In : Soft matter. 15, 28, p. 5728-5738 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Smooth muscle differentiation shapes domain branches during mouse lung development

Goodwin, K., Mao, S., Guyomar, T., Miller, E., Radisky, D. C., Košmrlj, A. & Nelson, C. M., Nov 15 2019, In : Development (Cambridge). 146, 22, dev181172.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
6 Scopus citations
2018

A soft microenvironment protects from failure of Midbody abscission and multinucleation downstream of the EMT-promoting transcription factor snail

Simi, A. K., Anlaş, A. A., Stallings-Mann, M., Zhang, S., Hsia, T., Cichon, M., Radisky, D. C. & Nelson, C. M., May 1 2018, In : Cancer Research. 78, 9, p. 2277-2289 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Editorial overview: Cell architecture: Physical connections that drive organization and signaling

Perez, F. & Nelson, C. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 50, p. iv-v

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Epithelial Packing: Even the Best of Friends Must Part

Nelson, C. M., Oct 22 2018, In : Current Biology. 28, 20, p. R1197-R1200

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

3 Scopus citations

Extracellular matrix stiffness exists in a feedback loop that drives tumor progression

Simi, A. K., Pang, M. F. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2018, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. Springer New York LLC, p. 57-67 11 p. (Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology; vol. 1092).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

5 Scopus citations

Mechanics of development

Nowlan, N. C., Francis-West, P. & Nelson, C., Jan 1 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1759, 20170316.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Modeling branching morphogenesis using materials with programmable mechanical instabilities

Kourouklis, A. P. & Nelson, C. M., Jun 2018, In : Current Opinion in Biomedical Engineering. 6, p. 66-73 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations

Myoepithelial crowd control of cancer cells

Goodwin, K. & Nelson, C. M., Oct 1 2018, In : The Journal of cell biology. 217, 10, p. 3319-3321 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

1 Scopus citations

Smooth muscle: A stiff sculptor of epithelial shapes

Jaslove, J. M. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2018, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 373, 1759, 20170318.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations

Substratum stiffness tunes proliferation downstream of Wnt3a in part by regulating integrin-linked kinase and frizzled-1

Han, S., Pang, M. F. & Nelson, C. M., Apr 15 2018, In : Journal of cell science. 131, 8, jcs210476.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Tissue mechanics regulates form, function, and dysfunction

Anlaş, A. A. & Nelson, C. M., Oct 2018, In : Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 54, p. 98-105 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

6 Scopus citations
2017

A 3D culture model to study how fluid pressure and flow affect the behavior of aggregates of epithelial cells

Piotrowski-Daspit, A. S., Simi, A. K., Pang, M. F., Tien, J. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2017, Methods in Molecular Biology. Humana Press Inc., p. 245-257 13 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1501).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Building branched tissue structures: From single cell guidance to coordinated construction

Spurlin, J. W. & Nelson, C. M., May 19 2017, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 372, 1720, 20150527.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

Cell Division Induces and Switches Coherent Angular Motion within Bounded Cellular Collectives

Siedlik, M. J., Manivannan, S., Kevrekidis, I. G. & Nelson, C. M., Jun 6 2017, In : Biophysical Journal. 112, 11, p. 2419-2427 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Computational models of airway branching morphogenesis

Varner, V. D. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 2017, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 67, p. 170-176 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

12 Scopus citations

Dynamics of Tissue-Induced Alignment of Fibrous Extracellular Matrix

Piotrowski-Daspit, A. S., Nerger, B. A., Wolf, A. E., Sundaresan, S. & Nelson, C. M., Aug 8 2017, In : Biophysical Journal. 113, 3, p. 702-713 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

From static to animated: Measuring mechanical forces in tissues

Nelson, C. M., 2017, In : Journal of Cell Biology. 216, 1, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Generating tissue topology through remodeling of cell-cell adhesions

Goodwin, K. & Nelson, C. M., Sep 1 2017, In : Experimental Cell Research. 358, 1, p. 45-51 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Microfabricated tissues for investigating traction forces involved in cell migration and tissue morphogenesis

Nerger, B. A., Siedlik, M. J. & Nelson, C. M., May 1 2017, In : Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 74, 10, p. 1819-1834 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

Microfluidic chest cavities reveal that transmural pressure controls the rate of lung development

Nelson, C. M., Gleghorn, J. P., Pang, M. F., Jaslove, J. M., Goodwin, K., Varner, V. D., Miller, E., Radisky, D. C. & Stone, H. A., Dec 1 2017, In : Development (Cambridge). 144, 23, p. 4328-4335 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations
2016

Choreographing tissue morphogenesis

Nelson, C. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 55, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Collective migration in tissues

Nelson, C. M., Mar 15 2016, In : Molecular biology of the cell. 27, 6, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Engineering three-dimensional epithelial tissues embedded within extracellular matrix

Piotrowski-Daspit, A. S. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 10 2016, In : Journal of Visualized Experiments. 2016, 113, e54283.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Interstitial fluid pressure regulates collective invasion in engineered human breast tumors via Snail, vimentin, and E-cadherin

Piotrowski-Daspit, A. S., Tien, J. & Nelson, C. M., Mar 2016, In : Integrative Biology (United Kingdom). 8, 3, p. 319-331 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Morphogenesis and morphometric scaling of lung airway development follows phylogeny in chicken, quail, and duck embryos

Tzou, D., Spurlin, J., Pavlovich, A. L., Stewart, C. R., Gleghorn, J. P. & Nelson, C. M., May 26 2016, In : EvoDevo. 7, 1, 12.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

On buckling morphogenesis

Nelson, C. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Journal of Biomechanical Engineering. 138, 2, 021005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Pulling together: Tissue-generated forces that drive lumen morphogenesis

Navis, A. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Seminars in Cell and Developmental Biology. 55, p. 139-147 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

9 Scopus citations

Pushing, pulling, and squeezing our way to understanding mechanotransduction

Siedlik, M. J., Varner, V. D. & Nelson, C. M., Feb 1 2016, In : Methods. 94, p. 4-12 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

TGF-β1-induced EMT promotes targeted migration of breast cancer cells through the lymphatic system by the activation of CCR7/CCL21-mediated chemotaxis

Pang, M. F., Georgoudaki, A. M., Lambut, L., Johansson, J., Tabor, V., Hagikura, K., Jin, Y., Jansson, M., Alexander, J. S., Nelson, C. M., Jakobsson, L., Betsholtz, C., Sund, M., Karlsson, M. C. I. & Fuxe, J., Feb 11 2016, In : Oncogene. 35, 6, p. 748-760 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

140 Scopus citations

Tissue stiffness and hypoxia modulate the integrin-linked kinase ilk to control breast cancer stem-like cells

Pang, M. F., Siedlik, M. J., Han, S., Stallings-Mann, M., Radisky, D. C. & Nelson, C. M., Sep 15 2016, In : Cancer Research. 76, 18, p. 5277-5287 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

40 Scopus citations
2015

Dynamic tensile forces drive collective cell migration through three-dimensional extracellular matrices

Gjorevski, N., Piotrowski, A. S., Varner, V. D. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 13 2015, In : Scientific reports. 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

58 Scopus citations

Intercellular Communication, the Tumor Microenvironment, and Tumor Progression

Nelson, C. M. & Pang, M. F., Jan 1 2015, Intercellular Communication In Cancer. Springer Netherlands, p. 343-362 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

3 Scopus citations

Localized Smooth Muscle Differentiation Is Essential for Epithelial Bifurcation during Branching Morphogenesis of the Mammalian Lung

Kim, H. Y., Pang, M. F., Varner, V. D., Kojima, L., Miller, E., Radisky, D. C. & Nelson, C. M., Sep 28 2015, In : Developmental cell. 34, 6, p. 719-726 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

57 Scopus citations

Mechanically patterning the embryonic airway epithelium

Varner, V. D., Gleghorn, J. P., Miller, E., Radisky, D. C. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 28 2015, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 112, 30, p. 9230-9235 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Mechanotransduction: Use the force(s)

Paluch, E. K., Nelson, C. M., Biais, N., Fabry, B., Moeller, J., Pruitt, B. L., Wollnik, C., Kudryasheva, G., Rehfeldt, F. & Federle, W., Jul 4 2015, In : BMC Biology. 13, 1, 47.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

90 Scopus citations

Mechanotransduction, metastasis and genomic instability

Simi, A. K., Piotrowski, A. S. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Cancer Metastasis - Biology and Treatment. 20, p. 139-158 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Regulation of epithelial-mesenchymal transition in breast cancer cells by cell contact and adhesion

Cichon, M. A., Nelson, C. M. & Radisky, D. C., Feb 9 2015, In : Cancer Informatics. 14, p. 1-13 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

32 Scopus citations

Regulation of tissue morphodynamics: An important role for actomyosin contractility

Siedlik, M. J. & Nelson, C. M., Jun 1 2015, In : Current Opinion in Genetics and Development. 32, p. 80-85 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations

Three-dimensional traction force microscopy of engineered epithelial tissues

Piotrowski, A. S., Varner, V. D., Gjorevski, N. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2015, In : Methods in Molecular Biology. 1189, p. 191-206 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2014

Cellular and physical mechanisms of branching morphogenesis

Varner, V. D. & Nelson, C. M., Jul 2014, In : Development (Cambridge). 141, 14, p. 2750-2759 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

75 Scopus citations

Determining the role of matrix compliance in the differentiation of mammary stem cells

Lee, K. & Nelson, C. M., Jan 1 2014, Biomimetics and Stem Cells: Methods and Protocols. Humana Press Inc., p. 79-94 16 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology; vol. 1202).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter