Scientific experience


  • 1997 to 1998: postdoctoral research at the Institute of Neurobiology, University of Heidelberg, Germany, in the laboratory of Michael Brand.
    • research on the role of the midbrain-hindbrain boundary in zebrafish embryonic development
  • 1994-1997: PhD research at the University of Reading, in the lab of Peter Holland. Thesis title: Gene duplication in vertebrate evolution (available from Ethos at the British Library).
See the Training and qualifications page for more details of my doctoral research and first degree.


I have published the following academic research papers:
I have published the following review and comment articles:
My papers have been cited over 200 times (see profile on Google Scholar).