Topical Advisory Panel

Topical Advisory Panel Members (24)

Dr. Brian Ackley
Department of Molecular Biosciences, The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, KS 66045, USA
Interests: synapse formation; cell adhesion molecules; calcium signaling; axon guidance; neurodegenerative disease
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Dr. Raquel Andrade
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Algarve, 8005-139 Faro, Portugal
Interests: somitogenesis; molecular clock; gene expression oscillations; chicken embryo; limb development; temporal control; Hox genes
Dr. Anamaria Balic
1. Institute of Biotechnology, HiLIFE, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland
2. Centre for Dental Medicine, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Interests: tooth development; dental stem cells; stem cell niches; tissue patterning
Dr. Elias H. Barriga
Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência (IGC), Rua da Quinta Grande, N6, 2780-156 Oeiras, Portugal
Interests: Xenopus; zebrafish; neural crest; collective cell migration; regeneration; cell mechanics and bioelectricity
Dr. Claire Bénard
Department of Biological Sciences, Université du Québec à Montréal, Montreal, QC H2X 1Y4, Canada
Interests: neuronal development; axon guidance; cell migration; synapse formation; nervous system maintenance; neuronal aging; cell adhesion molecules
Dr. Eugenia C. Olesnicky
Department of Biology, University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway, Colorado Springs, CO 80918, USA
Interests: RNA binding proteins; sensory neurons; drosophila; neural development; motoneurons; neuronal morphogenesis
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Dr. Stefano Cagnin
1. Department of Biology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
2. CIR-Myo INter Departmental Centre of Myology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
Interests: transcriptional analysis; H. sapiens; M. musculus, D. melanogaster, S. scrofa; cell culture; development of human array 1.0; gene expression profiles and proteomic data integration
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Dr. Kara Cerveny
Department of Biology, Reed College, Portland, OR 97202, USA
Interests: eye and brain development; visual system growth; zebrafish; cell cycle and proliferation; BMP/Gdf pathways in development; RA pathway; neurogenesis
Prof. Dr. Victoria Connaughton
Department of Biology, American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20016-8007, USA
Interests: retina; visual neuroscience; toxicology; zebrafish
Dr. Joaquim Fernando Moreira Da Silva
Department of Agricultural Sciences, University of Açores (UAc), 9700-042 Angra do Heroismo, Portugal
Interests: veterinary sciences; agrarian sciences
Dr. Mark Denham
1. Department of Biomedicine, Aarhus University, 8000C Aarhus, Denmark; 2. Danish Research Institute of Translational Neuroscience, Nordic EMBL Partnership for Molecular Medicine, Aarhus University, 8000C Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: stem cells; reprogramming; developmental neurobiology; neuronal differentiation; human pluripotent stem cells; SHH signaling; WNT signaling
Dr. Eftychia Dimitriadou

Department of Human Genetics, Center for Human Genetics, University Hospitals Leuven, O&N I Herestraat 49, KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium
Interests: reproductive genetics; embryo development; embryo selection; chromosomal instability; mosaicism; genetic testing; infertility; genomics
Dr. Jakub Famulski
Department of Biology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 40506, USA
Interests: periocular mesenchyme; coloboma, optic fissure; extracellular matrix remodeling; hyaloid vasculature
Dr. Susan A. Krum
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Biomedical Engineering, Center for Cancer Research, The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
Interests: nuclear receptors; estrogen biology; bone development; mammary gland development; ER-positive breast Cancer; GATA4; TNBC; osteosarcoma; cancer therapeutics
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Dr. Matthew R. McCann
Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney 2006, Australia
Interests: gene expression; cell culture; PCR; immunohistochemistry; immunofluorescence; gene regulation; RNA isolation; molecular cell biology; molecular genetics; tissue culture
Dr. Gi Fay Mok
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School of Biological Sciences, University of East Anglia, Norwich Research Park, Norwich NR4 7TJ, UK
Interests: chick embryo development; single-cell genomics; cardiovascular biology; advanced live imaging
Dr. Rute S. Moura
1. Life and Health Sciences Research Institute (ICVS), School of Medicine, University of Minho, 4710-057 Braga, Portugal
2. ICVS/3B’s-PT Government Associate Laboratory, 4710-057 Braga/Guimarães, Portugal
Interests: lung development; developmental biology; chick model; signaling pathways
Dr. Paulo J. Palma
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1. Institute of Endodontics, Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, 3000-075 Coimbra, Portugal
2. Center for Innovation and Research in Oral Sciences (CIROS), Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: biomaterials; endodontics filers; endodontics; regenerative tissue; apexification; apical papilla; stem cells; calcium-silicate-based cements; cyclic fatigue resistance; dental materials; modified adhesives; bioactive materials; dental composites; mineral trioxide aggregate; nanotechnology; regenerative endodontics procedures; revascularization/revitalization
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Dr. Anne Karina T. Perl
Division of Pulmonary Biology Cincinnati Children's Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45229, USA
Interests: lung development; regeneration; fibrosis; rare lung disease
Dr. Ross Poché
Department of Molecular Physiology and Biophysics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Interests: developmental biology; mouse molecular genetics; vision sciences; cellular and molecular mechanisms of retinal regeneration
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