Valentina Greco, PhD
Carolyn Slayman Professor of Genetics
Yale University School of Medicine
Yale Stem Cell Center
Yale Cancer Center
333 Cedar Street, SHM I 336B
New Haven, CT 06520
Press Coverage about our Publications
Marsh E, Gonzalez DG, Lathrop EA, Boucher J and Greco V✉. Positional stability and membrane occupancy define skin fibroblast homeostasis in vivo. Cell. 2018 Nov 8;175(6):1620-1633.
Mesa K*, Kawaguchi K*, Cockburn K*✉, Gonzalez DG, Boucher J, Xin T, Klein AM✉ and Greco V✉. Homeostatic stem cell self-renewal is driven by local differentiation. Cell Stem Cell. 2018 Nov 1;.23:1-10.
Brown S*, Pineda CM*, Xin T, Boucher J, Suozzi KC, Park S, Matte-Martone C, Gonzalez DG, Rytlewski J, Beronja S✉ and Greco V✉. Correction of aberrant growth preserves tissue homeostasis. Nature. 2017 Aug 17;548:334-337.
Rompolas P*, Mesa KR*, Kawaguchi K, Park S, Gonzalez D, Brown D, Boucher J, Klein AM✉ and Greco V✉. Spatiotemporal coordination of stem cell commitment during epidermal homeostasis. Science. 2016 Jun 17;352(6292):1471-4
Mesa KR, Rompolas P, Zito G, Myung P, Sun TY, Brown S, Gonzalez D, Blagoev K, Haberman A and Greco V✉. Niche induced cell death and epithelial phagocytosis regulate hair follicle stem cell pool. Nature. 2015 Jun 4;522(7554):94-7
Deschene RE*, Myung P*, Rompolas P, Zito G, Sun TY, Taketo MM, Saotome I and Greco V✉. β-catenin activation regulates tissue growth via a non-cell autonomous mechanism within the hair stem cell niche. Science. 2014 Mar 21;343(6177):1353-6
Rompolas P, Mesa KR and Greco V✉. Spatial organization within a niche as a determinant of stem cell fate. Nature. 2013 Oct 24;522(7472):513-8
Rompolas P, Deschene ER, Zito G, Gonzalez DG, Saotome I, Haberman AM and Greco V✉. Live imaging of stem cell and progeny behavior in physiological hair follicle regeneration. Nature. 2012 Jul 26;487(7408):496-9
Press Coverage about our Lab Members
“Remembering Carolyn W. Slayman” - An Interview with Valentina Greco
“Scientist finds skin deep is very deep” - An Interview with Valentina Greco
“Women in Stem Cell Science: Part I” - Stem Cell Reports. 2018 Sept 11;3(11):609-612
"Inner Workings: Microscopy lights up stem cells in action" - An Interview with Valentina Greco
"How Cell Biologists Work: Valentina Greco on cultivating a passionate research team" - An Interview with Valentina Greco
“Being part of a group enhances joy and reduces the negative effects of failure” - An Interview with Valentina Greco
2014 Blavatnik Awards