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Dr Megan Davey

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Phone: +44 (0)131 651 9170

Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Science, University of Dundee
Hedgehog Signalling in the talpid3 chicken mutant with special reference to vascular development
Bachelor of Science, University College London
Hypodactyly; evidence that Hoxa13 may control chondrogenesis through cell-cell adhesions

Current Research Interests

Hedgehog signalling and the role of cilia in development, with a focus on limb and neural tube patterning.

Research Interests

SEM Cilia

TALPID3, CILIA and HEDGEHOG

The localisation and function of TALPID3

The consequences of a loss of cilia during development

Regulation of Sonic Hedgehog during development

We use utilise a combination of classical genetics, anatomy, embryology and embryonic manipulation with modern molecular biology, genetic manipulation, gene expression profiling, proteomics and imaging techniques.

Research activities & awards

  1. British Society for Developmental Biology

    Activity: Participating in or organising an eventParticipation in conference

  2. The Function of TALPID3

    Activity: Talk or presentationInvited talk

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