There is currently no funding attached to this PhD call and the successful applicant will be expected to provide their own funding. We prefer candidates that have secured, or wish to secure, their own competitive funding from overseas government agencies or employers. King’s College London provides a list of possible schemes on the following website: View Website
Representative publications from the Wardle group:
Nelson, A.C., Cutty, S.J., Gasiunas, S.N., Deplae, I., Stemple, D.L., Wardle, F.C. (2017). In Vivo Regulation of the Zebrafish Endoderm Progenitor Niche by T-Box Transcription Factors. Cell Reports 19(13):2782-2795.
Windner, S.E., Doris, R.A., Ferguson, C.M., Nelson, A.C., Valentin, G., Tan, H., Oates, A.C, Wardle, F.C., Devoto, S.H. (2015). Tbx6, Mesp-b and Ripply1 regulate the onset of skeletal myogenesis in zebrafish. Development, 142(6):1159-68.
Nelson, A.C., Cutty, S.J., Niini, M., Stemple, D.L., Flicek, P., Houart, C., Bruce, A.E.E and Wardle, F.C. (2014). Global identification of Smad2 and Eomesodermin targets in zebrafish identifies a conserved transcriptional network in mesendoderm and a novel role for Eomesodermin in repression of ectodermal gene expression. BMC Biology, 12(1):81.
Nelson, A.C., Pillay, N., Henderson, S., Presneau, N., Tirabosco, R., Halai, D., Berisha, F., Flicek, P., Stemple, D.L., Stern, C., Wardle, F.C., Flanagan, A.M. (2012). A gene regulatory network directed by T, brachyury gives insight into the pathogenesis of chordoma. Journal of Pathology, 228, 274-85.
Jahangiri, L., Nelson, A.C., Wardle, F.C. (2012). A cis-regulatory module upstream of deltaC regulated by Ntla and Tbx16 drives expression in the tailbud, presomitic mesoderm and somites. Developmental Biology, 37, 110-20.
Garnett, A.T., Han, T.M., Gilchrist, M.J., Smith, J.C., Eisen, M.B., Wardle, F.C., Amacher, S.L. (2009). Identification of multiple direct T-box target genes in the developing zebrafish mesoderm. Development 136, 749-60.
Morley, R.H., Lachani, K., Keefe, D., Flicek, P., Gilchrist, M.J., Smith, J.C., Wardle, F.C. (2009). A gene regulatory network directed by zebrafish No tail accounts for its roles in mesoderm formation. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 106, 3829-34.
FTE Category A staff submitted: 73.85
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