Centre for Regenerative Medicine
Developmental Biology Programme
School of Biology and Biochemistry
University of Bath
Bath, BA2 7AY
BIOGRAPHY AND RESEARCH INTERESTS
Current Position: December 2005 – present day. Reader, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath.
Previous Positions: September 2003 – November 2005. Senior Lecturer, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath.
March 1996 - Aug 2003. Lecturer, Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Bath, Bath BA2 7AY, UK (on unpaid leave to University of Oregon, March 1996 - February 1997).
October 1994 - February 1997. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institute of Neuroscience, University of Oregon, in laboratory of Dr. Judith Eisen.
May 1992 - September 1994. NATO Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut für Entwicklungsbiologie, in laboratory of Professor Christine Nüsslein-Volhard.
January 1991 - May 1992. Postdoctoral Research Associate, Wellcome/CRC Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology, in laboratory of Dr. Michael Akam.
September 1987 - December 1990. Ph.D. research student. Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge. Thesis title: Some aspects of bithorax complex expression in Schistocerca gregaria embryogenesis. Supervisor: Dr. Michael Akam.
Research Interests: Mechanisms of neural crest fate specification and patterning in zebrafish, with particular focus on pigment cell derivatives. Also, Medaka neural crest development. Chemical genetics.
Antonellis, A., Bennett, W.R., Menheniott, T.R., Prasad, A.B., Lee-Lin, S.-Q., NISC Comparative Sequencing Program, Green, E.D., Paisley, D., Kelsh, R.N., Pavan, W.J. and Ward, A. (2006) Deletion of long-range sequences at Sox10 compromises developmental expression in a mouse model of Waardenburg-Shah (WS4) Syndrome. Human Mol. Genetics, in press. First published on December 5, 2005, doi:10.1093/hmg/ddi442