Unlisted - International Colle (1979)
Graduate School
Unlisted - International Colle (1988)
Graduate School
University of Toronto - Canada (1993)

Research Interest

  • C. elegans early embryogenesis
  • cell fate specification


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Distinct and mutually inhibitory binding by two divergent ß-catenins coordinates TCF levels and activity in C. elegans.
Yang XD, Huang S, Lo MC, Mizumoto K, Sawa H, Xu W, Robertson S, Lin R Development 2011 Oct 138 19 4255-65
Functional analyses of vertebrate TCF proteins in C. elegans embryos.
Robertson SM, Lo MC, Odom R, Yang XD, Medina J, Huang S, Lin R Dev. Biol. 2011 Jul 355 1 115-23
zif-1 translational repression defines a second, mutually exclusive OMA function in germline transcriptional repression.
Guven-Ozkan T, Robertson SM, Nishi Y, Lin R Development 2010 Oct 137 20 3373-82
Global transcriptional repression in C. elegans germline precursors by regulated sequestration of TAF-4.
Guven-Ozkan T, Nishi Y, Robertson SM, Lin R Cell 2008 Oct 135 1 149-60
Polo kinases regulate C. elegans embryonic polarity via binding to DYRK2-primed MEX-5 and MEX-6.
Nishi Y, Rogers E, Robertson SM, Lin R Development 2008 Feb 135 4 687-97
Binary cell fate specification during C. elegans embryogenesis driven by reiterated reciprocal asymmetry of TCF POP-1 and its coactivator beta-catenin SYS-1.
Huang S, Shetty P, Robertson SM, Lin R Development 2007 Jul 134 14 2685-95
C. elegans TCF protein, POP-1, converts from repressor to activator as a result of Wnt-induced lowering of nuclear levels.
Shetty P, Lo MC, Robertson SM, Lin R Dev. Biol. 2005 Sep 285 2 584-92
Identification of lineage-specific zygotic transcripts in early Caenorhabditis elegans embryos.
Robertson SM, Shetty P, Lin R Dev. Biol. 2004 Dec 276 2 493-507
Persistent expression of the ATP-binding cassette transporter, Abcg2, identifies cardiac SP cells in the developing and adult heart.
Martin CM, Meeson AP, Robertson SM, Hawke TJ, Richardson JA, Bates S, Goetsch SC, Gallardo TD, Garry DJ Dev. Biol. 2004 Jan 265 1 262-75
Regulation of hemangioblast development.
Lacaud G, Robertson S, Palis J, Kennedy M, Keller G Ann. N. Y. Acad. Sci. 2001 Jun 938 96-107; discussion 108