Lisa Maves, PhD

"At Seattle Children's, my work focuses on basic research on heart and muscle development and regeneration. Each day offers a new opportunity to make a discovery that will impact new therapies for children with muscular dystrophy and congenital heart disorders."

  • Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
    Sandler Memorial Award Finalist (Drosophila Dissertation Research) Larry Sandler Memorial Award 1998
    Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund Postdoctoral Fellowship Damon Runyon-Walter Winchell Cancer Research Fund 1998 - 2001
    Developmental Biology Training Grant NIH / University of Washington 1993 - 1996
    ARCS Foundation of Seattle Fellowship ARCS Foundation of Seattle 1992 - 1995
    NSF Fellowship - Summer Undergraduate Research Program National Science Foundation / Washington University 1991
    • Yao Z, Farr GH 3rd, Tapscott SJ, Maves L
      Pbx and Prdm1a transcription factors differentially regulate subsets of the fast skeletal muscle program in zebrafish.
      23789105 Biology open , 2013 June : 2(6)546-55 PMCID: PMC3683157
    • Krom YD, Thijssen PE, Young JM, den Hamer B, Balog J, Yao Z, Maves L, Snider L, Knopp P, Zammit PS, Rijkers T, van Engelen BG, Padberg GW, Frants RR, Tawil R, Tapscott SJ, van der Maarel SM
      Intrinsic epigenetic regulation of the D4Z4 macrosatellite repeat in a transgenic mouse model for FSHD.
      23593020 PLoS genetics , 2013 Apr, : 9(4)e1003415 PMCID: PMC3616921
    • Paige SL, Thomas S, Stoick-Cooper CL, Wang H, Maves L, Sandstrom R, Pabon L, Reinecke H, Pratt G, Keller G, Moon RT, Stamatoyannopoulos J, Murry CE
      A temporal chromatin signature in human embryonic stem cells identifies regulators of cardiac development.
      22981225 Cell , 2012 Sept. : 151(1)221-32 PMCID: PMC3462257
    • Maves L, Tyler A, Moens CB, Tapscott SJ
      Pbx acts with Hand2 in early myocardial differentiation.
      19607825 Developmental biology , 2009 Sept. : 333(2)409-18 PMCID: PMC2752274
    • Snider L, Asawachaicharn A, Tyler AE, Geng LN, Petek LM, Maves L, Miller DG, Lemmers RJ, Winokur ST, Tawil R, van der Maarel SM, Filippova GN, Tapscott SJ
      RNA transcripts, miRNA-sized fragments and proteins produced from D4Z4 units: new candidates for the pathophysiology of facioscapulohumeral dystrophy.
      19359275 Human molecular genetics , 2009 July : 18(13)2414-30 PMCID: PMC2694690
    • Sittaramane V, Sawant A, Wolman MA, Maves L, Halloran MC, Chandrasekhar A
      The cell adhesion molecule Tag1, transmembrane protein Stbm/Vangl2, and Lamininalpha1 exhibit genetic interactions during migration of facial branchiomotor neurons in zebrafish.
      19013446 Developmental biology , 2009 Jan. : 325(2)363-73 PMCID: PMC2991145
    • Maves L, Waskiewicz AJ, Paul B, Cao Y, Tyler A, Moens CB, Tapscott SJ
      Pbx homeodomain proteins direct Myod activity to promote fast-muscle differentiation.
      17699609 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2007 Sept. : 134(18)3371-82
    • Maves L, Kimmel CB
      Dynamic and sequential patterning of the zebrafish posterior hindbrain by retinoic acid.
      16102743 Developmental biology , 2005 Sept. : 285(2)593-605
    • Crump JG, Maves L, Lawson ND, Weinstein BM, Kimmel CB
      An essential role for Fgfs in endodermal pouch formation influences later craniofacial skeletal patterning.
      15509770 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2004 Nov. : 131(22)5703-16
    • Miller CT, Maves L, Kimmel CB
      moz regulates Hox expression and pharyngeal segmental identity in zebrafish.
      15128673 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2004 May : 131(10)2443-61
    • Maves L, Schubiger G
      Transdetermination in Drosophila imaginal discs: a model for understanding pluripotency and selector gene maintenance.
      14550411 Current opinion in genetics & development , 2003 Oct. : 13(5)472-9
    • Huey RB, Gilchrist GW, Ward K, Maves L, Pepin D, Houle D
      Mutation accumulation, performance, fitness.
      21680447 Integrative and comparative biology , 2003 July : 43(3)387-95
    • Liu D, Chu H, Maves L, Yan YL, Morcos PA, Postlethwait JH, Westerfield M
      Fgf3 and Fgf8 dependent and independent transcription factors are required for otic placode specification.
      12668634 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2003 May : 130(10)2213-24
    • Maves L, Jackman W, Kimmel CB
      FGF3 and FGF8 mediate a rhombomere 4 signaling activity in the zebrafish hindbrain.
      12135921 Development (Cambridge, England) , 2002 Aug. : 129(16)3825-37

  • Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
    Pbx and Meis Dependent Mechanisms of Cardiomyocyte Differentiation American Heart Association $140,000 Jan. 1, 2014 - Dec. 31, 2016
    Pbx Homeodomain Proteins in Skeletal Muscle Differentiation NIH/NIAMS $176,000 Sept. 1, 2009 - Aug. 31, 2012