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Wilson Clements, PhD

Wilson K. Clements, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty




Experimental Hematology

Contact Information

Wilson Clements, PhD
MS 355, Room D3022E
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
262 Danny Thomas Place
Memphis, TN 38105-3678
Phone: (901) 595-5940


BA – Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts
PhD – University of Washington, Seattle
Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of Washington, Seattle
Postdoctoral Fellowship – University of California at San Diego, La Jolla

Research Interests

More about Dr. Clements' research

Selected Publications

Clements WK, Traver D. Fish Pharming: Zebrafish Anti-Leukemia Screening. Blood 119:5614-5, 2012.

Clements WK, Kim AD, Ong KG, Moore JC, Lawson ND, Traver D. A somitic Wnt16/Notch pathway specifies haematopoietic stem cells. Nature 474:220-224, 2011.

Clements WK, Ong KG, Traver D. Zebrafish wnt3 is expressed in developing neural tissue. Dev Dyn 238:1788-95, 2009.

Clements WK, Kimelman D. “Analysis of Wnt Signaling in Xenopus Embryos” in Analysis of Growth Factor Signaling in Embryos. Whitman, M. and Sater, A.K., eds. Taylor & Francis Group, LLC, Boca Raton, FL:1-27, 2006.

Clements WK, Kimelman D. LZIC regulates neuronal survival during zebrafish development. Dev Biol 283:322-334, 2005.

Xing Y, Clements WK, Trong IL, Hinds TR, Stenkamp R, Kimelman D, Xu W. Crystal structure of a Beta-catenin/APC complex reveals a critical role for APC phosphorylation in APC function. Mol Cell 15:523-533, 2004.

Xing Y, Clements WK, Kimelman D, Xu W. Crystal structure of a Beta-catenin/Axin complex suggests a mechanism for the Beta-catenin destruction complex. Genes & Dev 17:2753-2764, 2003.

Clements WK, Kimelman D. Wnt Signaling Gets Xeeky. Nat Cell Biol 5:861-863, 2003.

Graham TA, Clements WK, Kimelman D, Xu W. The crystal structure of the Beta-catenin/ICAT complex reveals the inhibitory mechanism of ICAT. Mol Cell 10:563-571, 2002.

Melby AE, Clements WK, Kimelman D. Regulation of dorsal gene expression in Xenopus by the ventralizing homeodomain gene Vox Dev Biol 15:293-305, 1999.

Last updated: September 2012