Deepak Kumar

Deepak Kumar

Post-doctoral fellow

I am interested in the role played by Hippo/Yap signaling in the development of the avian neural crest and its integration with BMP and Wnt activites.


Contact information

Dept. of Medical Neurobiology. IMRIC and ELSC- Faculty of Medicine, 6th floor, room 48

Recent publications

Nitzan, E; Avraham, O., Kahane, N., Ofek, S., Kumar, D., and Kalcheim, C. (2016)

Dynamics of BMP and Hes1/Hairy1 signaling in the dorsal neural tube underlies the

transition from Neural Crest to definitive Roof Plate. BMC Biology, 14:23.

DOI 10.1186/s12915-016-0245-6 (Featured Article).


Kalcheim, C. and Kumar, D. (2017) Cell fate decisions during neural crest ontogeny.

Int. J. Dev. Biol. 61: 195-203 (2017) doi: 10.1387/ijdb.160196ck.