Hogan laboratory: Vascular developmental genetics and cell biology
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In the Hogan lab, researchers investigate the development of lymphatic vasculature and the blood brain barrier, which play important roles in the metastatic spread of cancer.
Specifically, we aim to:
- Characterise signalling and transcriptional mechanisms that control lymphangiogenesis using studies in zebrafish and mice.
- Discover genes and mechanisms essential for development of the blood brain barrier using zebrafish genetics.
- Develop imaging methods to visualise signalling in real time during tissue morphogenesis.
- Model cellular pathologies of vasculature in cancer and vascular disease.
Dr Neil Bower, Postdoc (external)
Dr Elizabeth Mason, Postdoc, Computational Biologist
Dr Kazuhide Okuda , Postdoc
Lin Grimm, Postdoc
Scott Paterson, Research Assistant, Laboratory Manager
Maria Rondon-Galeano, Research Assistant
This research project is available to PhD students, Honours students to join as part of their thesis.
Please contact the Research Group Leader to discuss your options.
- Molecular mechanisms controlling lymphangiogenesis
- Genetics of blood brain barrier formation
- Live imaging of cellular signalling in vascular development and disease models
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For further information about this research, please contact Head of Laboratory Professor Ben Hogan
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