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Comprehensive craniofacial data and resources
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2022 FaceBase Poster Competition Finalists
Here are the top posters from the 2022 FaceBase Community Forum.

First place score was a three-way tie:

  • Alleviation of Ciliopathic Craniofacial Anomalies by Disrupting Sufu-Gli Interaction Ching-Fang Chang (Cincinnati Children's Hospital)
  • Spatiotemporal Single-cell Atlas Reveals Cell Lineage Diversification During Tooth Morphogenesis Junjun Jing (USC)
  • Deconstructing Calcineurin/NFAT Signaling in Species with Distinct Midfacial Outgrowth Tiange Qu (UCSF)

Second place score was a two-way tie:

  • Midface Epithelium scRNAseq Reveals Spatiotemporal Dynamics in Cleft Lip/Palate Model Brandon Chacon (UCSF)
  • Tissue-specific Roles of ESCRT Machinery Component VPS25 in Craniofacial Morphogenesis Viviana Hermosilla Aguayo (UCSF)

Third place score was a three-way tie:

  • Shared Genetic Risk Between Cleft Subtypes in the African Population Azeez Alade (Iowa Institute for Oral Health Research)
  • TGF-β Signaling Regulates Pharyngeal Muscle Development via Mediating Cell-cell Interaction Jifan Feng (USC)
  • Arid1b is Indispensable in Regulating Mesenchymal Stem Cell Homeostasis Mingyi Zhang (USC)

Publications Spotlight
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