Jennifer Zallen: Decoding the developmental dance

  title={Jennifer Zallen: Decoding the developmental dance},
  author={Ruth Williams},
  journal={The Journal of Cell Biology},
  pages={850 - 851}
L ike choreographed dancers on a stage, cells must coordinate their movements during embryogenesis to build the body shape. In her laboratory at the Sloan Kettering Institute in New York City, Jennifer Zallen is fi guring out the dance steps of a particularly dramatic coordinated cell movement called conver-gent extension. During convergent extension, the… CONTINUE READING