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William Stanford, PhD

Administrative Assistant:
Amanda Cabeceiras
Tel 613-737-8899 ext 73841


Selected Publications

Selected Publications (from 83 peer-reviewed publications)

1. McDonald ACH, S Biechele, J Rossant*, and WL Stanford*. Sox17-mediated XEN cell conversion identifies dynamic networks controlling cell fate decisions in embryo-derived stem cells. Cell Reports (CELL Press) 9:1-14, 2014 (*co-corresponding authors)

2. Shelton ML, J Metz, J Liu, RL Carpenedo, S-P Demers, WL Stanford*, and IS Skerjanc*. Derivation and expansion of Pax7-positive muscle progenitors from human and mouse embryonic stem cells. Stem Cell Reports (CELL Press) 3: 516-529, 2014 (*co-corresponding authors)

3. Chang WY, JR Lavoie, S Kwon, Z Chen, JL Manias, John Behbahani, V Ling, RA Kandel, DJ Stewart, and WL Stanford. Feeder-Independent Derivation of Induced-Pluripotent Stem Cells From Endothelial Progenitor Cells. Stem Cell Research 10: 195-202, 2013

4. Kinnear C, WY Chang, S Khattak, A Hinek, T Thompson, K Kennedy, N Mahmut, P Pasceri, WL Stanford, J Ellis and S Mital. Modeling and rescue of the vascular phenotype of Williams-Beuren syndrome in patient induced pluripotent stem cells. Stem Cells Translational Medicine 2:2-15, 2013

5. Chang WY, K Garcha, J Manias, and WL Stanford. Deciphering the Complexities of Human Disorders and Diseases by Coupling Induced-Pluripotent Stem Cells and Systems Genetics. WIREs System Biology & Medicine, 4:339–350, 2012

6. Waese EYL and WL Stanford. One-Step Generation of Murine Embryonic Stem Cell-Derived Mesoderm Progenitors and Chondrocytes in a Serum-Free Monolayer Differentiation System. Stem Cell Research 6: 34-49, 2011

7. Cassar PA and WL Stanford. Integrating Post-Transcriptional Regulation into the Embryonic Stem Cell Gene Regulatory Network. J Cellular Physiology (Published Online April 18, 2011)

8. Hughes MR, N Anderson, S Maltby, Z Berberovic, J Wong, CL Birkenmeier, K Garcha, DJ Haddon, A Flenniken, LR Osborne, SL Adamson, J Rossant, L Peters, RF Paulson, C Wang, DL Barber, KM McNagny, and WL Stanford A novel ENU-generated truncation mutation lacking the spectrin-binding and C-terminal regulatory domains of Ank1 models severe, hemolytic hereditary spherocytosis. Experimental Hematology 39: 305-320, 2011

9. Walker E, J Manias, WY Chang, and WL Stanford. PCL2 modulates gene regulatory networks controlling self-renewal and commitment in embryonic stem cells. Cell Cycle 10: 45-51, 2011

10. Walker E, WY Chang, J Hunkapiller, G Cagney, K Garcha, J Torchia, N Krogan, J Reiter, and WL Stanford. Polycomb-like 2 Associates with PRC2 and Regulates Transcriptional Networks during Mouse Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Differentiation. Cell Stem Cell (CELL Press) 6:153-166, 2010

11. Woltjen, K and WL Stanford. Inhibition of Tgf-? Signaling Improves Mouse Fibroblast Reprogramming. CELL Stem Cell (CELL Press) 5: 457-458, 2009

12. Hotta A, AYL Cheung, N Farra, K Garcha, WY Chang, WL Stanford, and J Ellis. EOS lentiviral vector selection system for human induced pluripotent stem cells. Nature Protocols 4: 1828-1844, 2009

13. Chang WY and WL Stanford. Translational Control: A New Dimension in Embryonic Stem Cell Network Analysis. CELL Stem Cell (CELL Press) 2:410-412, 2008

14. Walker E, M Ohishi, RE Davey, W Zhang, PA Cassar, TS Tanaka, SD Der, Q Morris, TR Hughes, PW Zandstra, and WL Stanford. Predicting and Testing Novel Transcriptional Networks Regulating Embryonic Stem Cell Self-Renewal and Commitment. Cell Stem Cell (CELL Press) 1: 71-86, 2007

15. Skarnes, WC, H von Melchner, W Wurst, G Hicks, AS Nord, T Cox, SG Young, P Ruiz, P Soriano, M Tessier-Lavigne, BR Conklin, WL Stanford, and J Rossant. A public gene trap resource for mouse functional genomics. Nature Genetics 36: 543-54, 2004

16. Bonyadi, M, SD Waldman, D Liu, JE Aubin, MD Grynpas, and WL Stanford. Mesenchymal progenitor self-renewal deficiency leads to age-dependent osteoporosis in Sca 1/Ly 6A null mice. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA (Direct Submission), 100:5840-5845, 2003

17. Ito, CY, CYJ Li, A Bernstein, JE Dick, and WL Stanford. Hematopoietic stem cell and progenitor defects in Sca-1/Ly-6A null mice. Blood, 101:517-523, 2003.

18. Stanford WL, JB Cohn, and SP Cordes. Gene trap mutagenesis: past, present and beyond. Nature Rev. Genetics. 2: 756-768, 2001