Graduate School
National Taiwan University (1987), Biochemistry
Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine (1992), Molecular Biology
Graduate School
Baylor College of Medicine (1992), Biochemistry

Research Interest

  • anterior-posterior polarity
  • cell fate determination
  • oocyte maturation
  • oocyte-to-embryo transition


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

Global transcriptional repression in C. elegans germline precursors by regulated sequestration of TFIID component TAF-4
Guven-Ozkan, T., Nishi, Y., Robertson, S.M., and Lin, R Cell 2008 135 149-160
Polo kinases regulate C. elegans embryonic polarity via binding to DYRK2-primed MEX-5 and MEX-6
Nishi, Y., Rogers, E., Robertson, S.M., and Lin, R. Development 2008 135 687-697
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, S.M., and Lin, R. Development 2007 134 2685-2695
C. elegans TCF protein, POP-1, converts from repressor to activator as a result of Wnt-induced lowering of nuclear levels.
Shetty, P., M-C. Lo, S.M. Robertson and R. Lin Dev. Biol. 2005 285 584-592
A 14-3-3 protein, PAR-5, mediates nuclear export of POP-1 in Wnt/MAP kinase responsive cells in C. elegans embryos
Lo, M-C., Gay, F., Odom, R., Shi, Y., and Lin, R. Cell 2004 117 95-106