Ectodermal Placodes and the Epidermis

Cranial Placodes: The Senses of Our Heads

  • Cranial placode induction
  • Otic-epibranchial development: A shared experience
  • Morphogenesis of the vertebrate eye
  • Formation of the eye field: the beginnings of the retina
  • The lens-retina induction cascade

The Epidermis and Its Cutaneous Appendages

  • Origin of the epidermis
  • The ectodermal appendages
  • Signaling pathways you can sink your teeth into
  • Ectodermal appendage stem cells