Uni of California-Davis (1992), Biology
Graduate School
University of Texas-Austin (1999), Zoology

Research Interest

  • Cancer
  • Developmental Biology
  • Metabolism
  • Single cell transcriptomics
  • Stem/progenitor cells
  • Tissue engineering and regeneration


Featured Publications LegendFeatured Publications

PCP goes organic.
Carroll TJ Organogenesis 2011 Jul 7 3 163-4
Planar cell polarity in kidney development and disease.
Carroll TJ, Das A Organogenesis 2011 Jul 7 3 180-90
Integrin-linked kinase regulates p38 MAPK-dependent cell cycle arrest in ureteric bud development.
Smeeton J, Zhang X, Bulus N, Mernaugh G, Lange A, Karner CM, Carroll TJ, Fässler R, Pozzi A, Rosenblum ND, Zent R Development 2010 Oct 137 19 3233-43
Tankyrase is necessary for canonical Wnt signaling during kidney development.
Karner CM, Merkel CE, Dodge M, Ma Z, Lu J, Chen C, Lum L, Carroll TJ Dev. Dyn. 2010 Jul 239 7 2014-23
Macrophage Wnt7b is critical for kidney repair and regeneration.
Lin SL, Li B, Rao S, Yeo EJ, Hudson TE, Nowlin BT, Pei H, Chen L, Zheng JJ, Carroll TJ, Pollard JW, McMahon AP, Lang RA, Duffield JS Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2010 Mar 107 9 4194-9
Lrp4 regulates initiation of ureteric budding and is crucial for kidney formation--a mouse model for Cenani-Lenz syndrome.
Karner CM, Dietrich MF, Johnson EB, Kappesser N, Tennert C, Percin F, Wollnik B, Carroll TJ, Herz J PLoS ONE 2010 5 4 e10418
Aberrant planar cell polarity induced by urinary tract obstruction.
Li L, Zepeda-Orozco D, Patel V, Truong P, Karner CM, Carroll TJ, Lin F Am. J. Physiol. Renal Physiol. 2009 Dec 297 6 F1526-33
A Wnt7b-dependent pathway regulates the orientation of epithelial cell division and establishes the cortico-medullary axis of the mammalian kidney.
Yu J, Carroll TJ, Rajagopal J, Kobayashi A, Ren Q, McMahon AP Development 2009 Jan 136 1 161-71
Canonical Wnt signaling regulates organ-specific assembly and differentiation of CNS vasculature.
Stenman JM, Rajagopal J, Carroll TJ, Ishibashi M, McMahon J, McMahon AP Science 2008 Nov 322 5905 1247-50
Six2 defines and regulates a multipotent self-renewing nephron progenitor population throughout mammalian kidney development.
Kobayashi A, Valerius MT, Mugford JW, Carroll TJ, Self M, Oliver G, McMahon AP. Cell Stem Cell August 2008 3(2) 169-81

Honors & Awards

  • A.S.N. Gottschalk Career Development Award
  • A.H.A. Scientist Development Grant

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Society for Nephrology
  • Society for Developmental Biology