Katharine Hardy

Katharine Hardy
  CMRC, Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program,



Degree Institution









University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

Northern Arizona University, Flagstaff, AZ

University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK


Work Experience  
  Period                                Description Organization
  Nov 2008 - Present Post-Doctoral Fellow
Cancer Biology and Epigenomics Program, Children's Memorial Research Center
  Aug 2008 - Nov 2008 Post-Doctoral Fellow
Department of Call Biology and Anatomy, University of Arizona


Research Interests  


Selected Publications:  

Strizzi L, Hardy KM, Seftor EA, Costa FF, Kirschmann DA, Seftor REB, Postovit LM, and Hendrix MJC (2009). Development and Cancer: At the crossroads of Nodal and Notch signaling. Cancer Res. (in press)

Hardy KM*, Garriock RJ*, Yatskievych TA, D’Agostino SL, Antin PB, and Krieg PA. (2008). Non-canonical Wnt signaling via Wnt5a/b and a novel Wnt11 gene, Wnt11b, regulates cell migration during avian gastrulation. Dev Biol. 320; 391-401 (*equal contributions)

Warkman AS, Yatskievych TA, Hardy KM, Krieg PA, and Antin PB. (2008). Myocardin expression during avian embryonic heart development requires endoderm but is independent of BMP signaling. Dev Dyn. 237; 216-21

Rodgers LS, Lalani S, Hardy KM, Xiang X, Broka D, Antin PB, Camenisch TD. (2006). Polymerized hyaluronan induces vascular endothelial growth factor, a negative regulator of developmental epithelial-to-mesenchymal transformation. Circ Res. 99; 583-9

Rak DJ, Hardy KM, Jaffe GJ, McKay BS. (2006). Ca(++)-switch induction of RPE differentiation. Exp Eye Res. 82; 648-56

Hardy KM, Mjaatvedt CH, Antin PB. (2006). Hot hearts in the Sonoran desert: The 11th Weinstein cardiovascular development conference in Tucson. Dev Dyn. 235; 170-5

Hardy KM, Hoffman EA, Gonzalez P, McKay BS, Stamer WD. (2005). Extracellular trafficking of myocilin in human trabecular meshwork cells. J Biol Chem. 280; 28917-26


Lab Affiliations 
  M.J.C. Hendrix Research Laboratory  

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