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Grant N. Wheeler

Senior Lecturer

School of Biological Sciences
University of East Anglia
Norwich
NR4 7TJ, United Kingdom

grant.wheeler@uea.ac.uk
http://www.uea.ac.uk/biological-sciences/People/Academic/Grant+Wheeler

Phone:  1 603 593 988
Fax:  1603 592250

Research Description

My group works on the molecular events that govern the origin and migration of different cell types within the developing embryo. Projects currently ongoing include;

    * The effects of Wnt signalling on early development and later organogenesis. In particular we are studying the function of frizzleds in neural crest, neural and heart development
    * The role of the cell adhesion/migration in development. We are currently focused on matrix metalloproteinases and their roles in early development.
    * Chemical genetic screens to identify small molecules that affect aspects of development and macrophage cell migration in vivo

Lab Memberships

Wheeler Lab (Principal Investigator/Director)
DevCom ITN (Principal Investigator/Director)
British Xenopus Group (Other)

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