Matthew E Bechard, Ph.D.

Research Instructor
Faculty Appointments
Research Instructor in Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Ph.D., University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Löf-Öhlin ZM, Nyeng P, Bechard ME, Hess K, Bankaitis E, Greiner TU, Ameri J, Wright CV, Semb H. EGFR signalling controls cellular fate and pancreatic organogenesis by regulating apicobasal polarity. Nat. Cell Biol [print-electronic]. 2017 Nov; 19(11): 1313-25. PMID: 29058721, PII: ncb3628, DOI: 10.1038/ncb3628, ISSN: 1476-4679.

Bechard ME, Bankaitis ED, Ustione A, Piston DW, Magnuson MA, Wright CVE. FUCCI tracking shows cell-cycle-dependent Neurog3 variation in pancreatic progenitors [letter]. Genesis. 2017 Sep; 55(9): PMID: 28772022, PMCID: PMC5750046, DOI: 10.1002/dvg.23050, ISSN: 1526-968X.

Bechard ME, Wright CV. New ideas connecting the cell cycle and pancreatic endocrine-lineage specification. Cell Cycle [print-electronic]. 2017 Feb 2/16/2017; 16(4): 301-3. PMID: 27860540, PMCID: PMC5324743, DOI: 10.1080/15384101.2016.1256149, ISSN: 1551-4005.

Bechard ME, Bankaitis ED, Hipkens SB, Ustione A, Piston DW, Yang YP, Magnuson MA, Wright CV. Precommitment low-level Neurog3 expression defines a long-lived mitotic endocrine-biased progenitor pool that drives production of endocrine-committed cells. Genes Dev [print-electronic]. 2016 Aug 8/15/2016; 30(16): 1852-65. PMID: 27585590, PMCID: PMC5024683, PII: gad.284729.116, DOI: 10.1101/gad.284729.116, ISSN: 1549-5477.

Bankaitis ED, Bechard ME, Wright CV. Feedback control of growth, differentiation, and morphogenesis of pancreatic endocrine progenitors in an epithelial plexus niche. Genes Dev. 2015 Oct 10/15/2015; 29(20): 2203-16. PMID: 26494792, PMCID: PMC4617982, PII: 29/20/2203, DOI: 10.1101/gad.267914.115, ISSN: 1549-5477.

Bechard M, Trost R, Singh AM, Dalton S. Frat is a phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase/Akt-regulated determinant of glycogen synthase kinase 3ß subcellular localization in pluripotent cells. Mol. Cell. Biol [print-electronic]. 2012 Jan; 32(2): 288-96. PMID: 22064483, PMCID: PMC3255773, PII: MCB.05372-11, DOI: 10.1128/MCB.05372-11, ISSN: 1098-5549.

Bechard M, Dalton S. Subcellular localization of glycogen synthase kinase 3beta controls embryonic stem cell self-renewal. Mol. Cell. Biol [print-electronic]. 2009 Apr; 29(8): 2092-104. PMID: 19223464, PMCID: PMC2663310, PII: MCB.01405-08, DOI: 10.1128/MCB.01405-08, ISSN: 1098-5549.

Bechard ME, Chhatwal S, Garcia RE, Rasche ME. Application of a Colorimetric Assay to Identify Putative Ribofuranosylaminobenzene 5'-Phosphate Synthase Genes Expressed with Activity in Escherichia coli. Biol Proced Online [print-electronic]. 2003; 5: 69-77. PMID: 12734554, PMCID: PMC152576, DOI: 10.1251/bpo48, ISSN: 1480-9222.