Martin Ignacio Garcia-Castro

Research Scientist in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Departments & Organizations

Yale Combined Program in the Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS): Neuroscience

Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology

Stem Cell Center, Yale: Fertilization and Embryogenesis

Animal Organogenesis


  • B.S., ENEP Iztacala, UNAM, Mexico,
  • M.Sc., Instituto de Investigaciones Biomedicas, UNAM, Mexico,
  • Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK, 1996

Selected Publications

  • Stuhlmiller, T., García–Castro, M.I. (2012) "FGF/MAPK signaling is required in the gastrula epiblast for avian neural crest induction" Development 139, 289–300, recently Selected and recommended by Faculty of a Thousand.
  • Betters, E., Liu, Y., Kjaeldgaard, A., Sundström, E., and García–Castro, M. I. (2010) "Analysis of early human neural crest development" Developmental Biology 344 (2): 578–592
  • Murdoch, B., DelConte, C., and García–Castro, M. I. (2010) "Embryonic Pax7–expressing progenitors contribute multiple cell types to the postnatal olfactory epithelium" J. Neuroscience 30: 9523-9532



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