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Li, Q., Lex, R.K., Chung, H., Giovanetti, S.M., Ji, Z., Ji, H., Person, M.D., Kim, J and Vokes, S.A. (2015). NANOG binds to GLI proteins and represses Hedgehog-mediated transcription. Journal of Biological Chemistry Manuscript in press.  [ Link to Paper ]

Zhicheng, Ji, Vokes S.A., Dang, C.V. and Ji, H. (2015). Turning publicly available gene expression data into discoveries using Gene Set Context Analysis. (2015). Nucleic Acids Research pii: gkv873.  [ Link to Paper ]

Lewandowski, J.P., Du, F., Zhang, S., Powell, M.B., Falkenstein, K.N., Ji, H. and Vokes, S.A. (2015). Spatiotemporal regulation of GLI target genes in the mammalian limb bud. Developmental Biology 406:92-103.
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Thevenon, J., Monnier, N., Callier, P, Dieterich, K, Francoise, M., Montgomery, T, Kjaergaard, S., Neas, K., Dixon, J., Dahm, T.L., Huet, F., Ragon, C., Mosca-Boidron, A., Marle, N., Duplomb, L., Aubriot-Lorton, M., Mugneret, F., Vokes, S.A., Tucker, H.W., Lunardi, J., Faivre, L., Jouk, P., Thauvin-Robinet, C. (2014). Delineation of the 3p14.1p13 microdeletion associated with syndromic distal limb contractures. American Journal of Medical Genetics A 164:3027-34.   [ Link to Paper ]

Hoffmann,A.D., Yang, X.H., Burnicka-Turek, O., Bosman, J.D., Ren, X., Hanson, E.E., Steimle, J.D., Vokes, S.A., McMahon, A.P., Kalinichenko, V.V., and Moskowitz, I.P. (2014). Foxf genes integrate Tbx5 and Hedgehog pathways in the second heart field for cardiac septation. PLOS Genetics 10:e1004604.   [ Link to Paper ]

Norrie, J.L., Lewandowski, J.P., Bouldin, C.M., Amarnath, S., Li, Q., Vokes, M.S., Ehrlich, L.I., Harfe, B.D., and Vokes, S.A. (2014). Dynamics of BMP Signaling in limb bud mesenchyme and polydactyly. Developmental Biology 393:270-81   [ Link to Paper ]

Falkenstein, K.N. and Vokes, S.A. (2014). Transcriptional regulation of graded hedgehog signaling. Seminars in Cell & Developmental Biology. Manuscript in press.   [ Link to Paper ]

Li, Q., Lewandowski, J.P., Powell, M.B., Norrie, J.L., Cho, S., and Vokes, S.A. (2014). A Gli silencer is required for robust repression of Gremlin in the vertebrate limb bud. Development 141:1906-1914. [ Link to Paper] [ UT Feature]

Lewandowski, J.P, Pursell, T.A., Rabinowitz, A.H., and Vokes, S.A. (2014). Manipulating gene expression and signaling activity in cultured mouse limb bud cells. Developmental Dynamics 243:928-36.   [ Link to Paper ]

Liu, J., Li, Q., Kuehn, M.R., Litingtung, Y., Vokes, S.A., and Chiang, C. (2013). Sonic hedgehog signaling directly targets Hyaluronic Acid Synthase 2, an essential regulator of phalangeal joint patterning. Developmental Biology 375:160-71.    [ Link to Paper ]

Momb, J., Lewandowski, J.P, Bryant, J. B., Fitch, R., Surman, D.R., Vokes, S.A., and Appling, D.R. (2013). Deletion of Mthfd1l Causes Neural Tube and Craniofacial Defects in Mice. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 110:549-554.     [ Link to Paper ]

Rabinowitz, A.H. and Vokes, S.A. (2012). Integration of the transcriptional networks regulating limb morphogenesis. Developmental Biology 368:365-380.   [ Link to Paper ]

Lee, E.Y., Ji H., Ouyang, Z., Zhou B., Ma, W., Vokes, S.A., McMahon, A.P., Wong, W.H., and Scott, M.P. (2010). Hedgehog pathway-regulated gene networks in cerebellum development and tumorigenesis. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA. 107:9736-9741.   [ Link to Paper ]

Niakan, K.K., Ji., H., Maehr, R., Vokes, S.A., Rodolfa, K.T., Sherwood, R.I., Yamaki, M., Dimos, J.T., Chen, A.E., Melton, D.A., McMahon, A.P. and Eggan, K. (2010). Sox17 promotes differentiation in mouse embryonic stem cells by directly regulating extraembryonic gene expression and indirectly antagonizing self-renewal. Genes Dev. 24: 312-326.   [ Link to Paper ]

Nishi, Y., Ji, H., Wong, W.H., McMahon, A.P., and Vokes, S.A. (2008). Modeling the Spatio-Temporal Network that Drives Patterning in the Vertebrate Central Nervous System. BBA - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. 1789: 299-305.  [ Link to Paper ]

Vokes, S.A., Ji, H., Wong, W.H., and McMahon, A.P. (2008). Whole Genome Identification and Characterization of Gli Cis-Regulatory Circuitry in Hedgehog-Mediated Mammalian Limb Development. Genes Dev. 22: 2651-2663.
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Vokes, S.A., Ji, H., McCuine, S., Tenzen, T., Giles, S., Zhong, S., Longabaugh, W.J.R., Davidson, E.H., Wong, W.H., and McMahon, A.P. (2007). Genomic Characterization of Gli-Activator Targets in Sonic Hedgehog-Mediated Neural Patterning. Development 134: 1977-1989. [ Harvard Newsletter ]  [ Link to Paper ]  [ Biotapestry Model ]

Ji, H., Vokes, S.A. and Wong, W.H. (2006). A comparative analysis of genome-wide chromatin immunoprecipitation data for mammalian transcription factors. Nucleic Acids Res. 34: e146. [ Link to Paper ]

Yuen, C.M., Rodda, S.J., Vokes, S.A., McMahon, A.P. and Liu, D.R. (2006). Control of transcription factor activity and osteoblast differentiation in mammalian cells using an evolved small-molecule-dependent intein. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 128: 8939-8946.

Nybakken, K., Vokes, S.A., Lin, T.Y., McMahon, A.P. and Perrimon, N. (2005). A genome-wide RNA interference screen in Drosophila cells for novel components of the Hh signaling pathway. Nat. Genetics. 37:1323-1332.

Vokes, S.A. and A.P. McMahon (2004). Hedgehog signaling: iguana debuts as a nuclear gatekeeper. Curr. Biol. 14:R668-R670.

Vokes, S.A., Yatskievych, T.A., Heimark, R.L., McMahon, J., McMahon, A.P., Antin, P.B. and P.A. Krieg (2004). Hedgehog signaling is essential for endothelial tube formation during vasculogenesis. Development 131: 4371-4380. [ Link to Paper ]

Vokes, S.A. and P.A. Krieg (2002). Molecular vascular embryology. In PanVascular Medicine (eds. Lanzer, P., Topol, E.J.), pp. 18-35. New York, Springer-Verlag.

Gerber, W.V., Vokes, S.A., Zearfoss, N.R. and P.A. Krieg (2002). A role for the RNA-binding protein, hermes, in the regulation of heart development. Dev. Biol. 247:116-126. *Co-first author

Vokes, S.A. and P.A. Krieg (2002). Endoderm is required for vascular endothelial tube formation, but not for angioblast specification. Development 129:775-785. [ Link to Paper ]

Garriock, R.J., Vokes, S.A., Small, E.M., Larson, R. and P.A. Krieg (2001). Developmental expression of the Xenopus Iroquois-family homeobox genes, Irx4 and Irx5. Dev. Genes Evol. 211:257-260.

Small, E.M., Vokes, S.A.*, Garriock, R.J., Li, D. and P.A. Krieg (2000). Developmental expression of the Xenopus Nkx2-1 and Nkx2-4 genes. Mech. Dev. 96:259-262.
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Vokes, S.A. and P.A. Krieg (2000). Gdf16, a novel member of the growth/differentiation factor subgroup of the TGF- superfamily, is expressed in the hindbrain and epibranchial placodes. Mech. Dev. 95:279-282.

Vokes, S.A., Reeves, S., Torres, A. and S.M. Payne (1999). The aerobactin iron transport system genes in Shigella flexneri are present within a pathogenicity island. Mol. Microbiol. 33:63-73.

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