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Pathology & Immunology

Houston, Texas

Pathology and Immunology
Pathology & Immunology
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Scott Goode, Ph.D. Assistant Professor


  • Ph.D., University of Chicago

Post-doctoral Training

  • Harvard Medical School

Area of Interest

  • Epithelial junction control of epithelial morphogenesis
  • Epithelial dynamics that regulate cell migration and invasive carcinogenesis

Professional Positions Held

  • Joint Appointments
  • Program in Developmental Biology
  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • Department of Molecular and Human Genetics
  • Program in Cell and Molecular Biology

Honors and Awards

  • N.I.H. Predoctoral Training Fellow (1988-1993)
  • Outstanding Performance in Moleculat Genetics and Cell Biology Award, University of Chicago (1994)
  • N.I.H. Post-doctoral Fellow (1995-1997)
  • Leukemia Society of America Special Fellow (1997-1999)
  • Baylor College of Medicine and Methodist Hospital Oncology Research Award (1999)

Professional Organization Memberships

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • Genetics Society of America

Representative Publications

  • Szafranski, P. and Goode, S. (2006). Basolateral junctions are sufficient to suppress epithelial invasion in vivo. Dev Dyn. 36:364-373
  • Goode, S., Wei, J., and Kishore, S. (2005). Novel spatial-temporal patterns of tumor invasion in Drosophila discs large mutant egg chambers. Dev Dyn. 232(3):855-64
  • Anderson, M. L., Szafranski, P., Wei, J. and Goode, S. Using Drosophila as a Model to Understand Gynecologic Cancer: Negative Feedback Between Basolateral Junctions and a Steroid Receptor Coactivator Regulates Epithelial Invasiveness. Supp J. Soc. Gynecol. Invest. 317, 11 (2004)
  • Wei, J. and Goode, S. (2004). Neuroglian stabilizes epithelial architecture during Drosophila oogenesis. Developmental Dynamics 230: 800-808
  • Szafranski, P., and Goode, S. (2004). A Fasciclin 2 morphogenetic switch organizes epithelial cell cluster polarity and motility. Development 131:2023-2036
  • Huang, J., Rajkovic, A., Szafranski P., Ochsner, S., Orsulic, S., Richards, S., and Goode, S. (2003). Expression of Drosophila neoplastic tumor suppressor genes discslarge, scribble, and lethal giant larvae in the mammalian ovary. Gene Expr. Patterns 3, 3-11
  • Goode, S. (2000). Germ cell cytonemes? Trends in Cell Biology 10, 89-90
  • Goode, S. and Perrimon, N. (1997). Inhibition of patterned cell shape change and cell invasion by Discs large during Drosophila oogenesis. Genes and Dev. 11:2532-2544
Scott Goode, Ph. D.

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