Deciphering the genetic code of morphogenesis using functional genomics
Developmental Biology Program, Sloan-Kettering Institute, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065, USA
Journal of Biology 2009, 8:76 doi:10.1186/jbiol180Published: 22 September 2009
A fundamental goal of developmental biology is to define the molecular mechanisms that control cell behavior during morphogenesis. A recent study in BMC Biology combines gene expression profiling, bioinformatics and functional analysis to identify genes that shape the Drosophila embryo.