the heiman lab
at Harvard Medical School and Boston Children’s Hospital
  1. A conserved role for Girdin in basal body positioning and ciliogenesis Inna V. Nechipurenko, Anique Olivier-Mason, Anna Kazatskaya, Julie Kennedy, Ian G. McLachlan, Maxwell G. Heiman, Oliver E. Blacque, and Piali Sengupta, Developmental Cell 2016. pdf

  2. Duplication of a single neuron in C. elegans reveals a pathway for dendrite tiling by mutual repulsion. Zhiqi Candice Yip and Maxwell G. Heiman, Cell Reports 2016. pdf

  3. Computer-assisted transgenesis of Caenorhabditis elegans for deep phenotyping. Cody L. Gilleland, Adam T. Falls, James Noraky, Maxwell G. Heiman, and Mehmet F. Yanik, Genetics 2015. pdf

  4. FBN-1, a fibrillin-related protein, is required for resistance of the epidermis to mechanical deformation during C. elegans embryogenesis. Melissa Kelley, John Yochem, Michael Krieg, Andrea Calixto, Maxwell G. Heiman, Aleksandra Kuzmanov, Vikayjumar Meli, Martin Chalfie, Miriam B. Goodman, Shai Shaham, Alison Frand, and David S. Fay, eLife 2015. pdf

  5. The many glia of a tiny nematode: Studying glial diversity using Caenorhabditis elegans. Karolina Mizeracka and Maxwell G. Heiman, WIREs Developmental Biology 2015. pdf

  6. Shaping dendrites with machinery borrowed from epithelia. Ian G. McLachlan and Maxwell G. Heiman, Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2013. pdf

  7. Twigs into branches: How a filopodium becomes a dendrite. Maxwell G. Heiman and Shai Shaham, Current Opinion in Neurobiology 2010. pdf

  8. DEX-1 and DYF-7 establish sensory dendrite length by anchoring dendritic tips during cell migration. Maxwell G. Heiman and Shai Shaham, Cell 2009. pdf

  9. Ancestral roles of glia suggested by the nervous system of Caenorhabditis elegans. Maxwell G. Heiman and Shai Shaham, Neuron Glia Biology 2007. pdf