Department of Molecular & Cell Biology
University of Connecticut
91 N. Eagleville Rd. Unit 3125
Torrey Life Sciences 281G
Storrs, CT 06269-3125
Education: Postdoc, Molecular and Cell Biology, UC Berkeley; Postdoc, Developmental Genetics, Medical Research Council, Edinburgh, UK; Ph.D. University of North Carolina; B.S. University of New Hampshire
Research Interests: My research interests are in understanding the control of morphogenetic cell movements during embryonic development, with a focus on differential regulation of the actin cytoskeleton during gastrulation and somitogenesis.
Daggett, D.F, Domingo, C., Currie, P.D. and Amacher, S.L. (2007). Control of morphogenetic cell movements in the early zebrafish myotome. Dev. Biol. 309: 169-179.
Gardiner, M.R., Daggett, D.F., Zon, L.I. and Perkins, A.C. (2005). Zebrafish KLF4 is essential for anterior mesendoderm/pre-polster differentiation and hatching. Dev. Dyn. 234: 992-996.
Bryson-Richardson, R. J., Daggett, D.F., Cortes, F. Neyt, C., Keenan, D.G. and Currie, P.D. (2005). Myosin heavy chain expression in zebrafish and slow muscle composition. Dev. Dyn. 233: 1018-1022.
Daggett, D.F., Boyd, C., Gautier, P. Bryson-Richardson, R.J., Thisse, C., Thisse, B., Amacher, S.L. and Currie, P.D. (2004). Developmentally restricted actin-regulatory molecules control morphogenetic cell movements in the zebrafish gastrula. Curr. Biol. 14: 1632-1638.
Cortes*, F., Daggett*, D.F., Bryson-Richardson, R.J., Gautier, P., Keenan, D.G. and Currie, P.D. (2003) Cadherin-mediated differential cell adhesion controls slow muscle migration in the developing zebrafish myotome. Dev. Cell. 5: 865-876. *Joint First Authors