First class or upper second 2(i) in a relevant subject. To formally apply for a PhD, you must complete the University's application form using the following link: View Website
*All applicants should ensure that both references are uploaded onto their application as a decision will be unable to be made without this information*.
Fu T, Towers M and Placzek M. (2017) Fgf10+ progenitors give rise to the chick hypothalamus by rostral and caudal growth and differentiation. Development 144(18):3278-3288 10.1242/dev.153379
Fu, T., Pearson, C., Towers, M. and Placzek, M. (2019) Development of the basal hypothalamus through anisotropic growth. J Neuroendocrinol. 2019 May;31(5):e12727. doi: 10.1111/jne.12727.
Pickering J, Chinnaiya K & Towers M (2019) An autoregulatory cell cycle timer integrates growth and specification in chick wing digit development. eLife, 8.
Chinnaiya K, Tickle C & Towers M (2014) Sonic hedgehog-expressing cells in the developing limb measure time by an intrinsic cell cycle clock. Nat Commun, 5, 4230
Towers M, Mahood R, Yin Y & Tickle C (2008). Integration of growth and specification in chick wing digit-patterning. Nature, 452(7189), 882-886
FTE Category A staff submitted: 44.90
Research output data provided by the Research Excellence Framework (REF)Click here to see the results for all UK universities