International Collaborations 2013/2014


DEPARTMENTS

International Collaborations Antebi

Ch'ng, Q.
King's College, London, UK
Physiology of C. elegans Insulin-like peptides
Started 2010


Corey, E.J.
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Dafachronic acid derivatives that promote reproductive
development
Started 2006


Cummins, C.
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
Mass Spectrometry Analysis of C. elegans sterols
Started 2006


Mangelsdorf, D.J.
UT Southwestern Medical Center & Howard Hughes
Medical Institute, Dallas, TX
Nuclear receptor signaling in C. elegans
Started 2004


Murphy, C.T.
Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
Physiology of C. elegans Insulin-like peptides
Started 2010


Pagano, M.
New York University & Howard Hughes Medical Institute,
New York, NY
FBXO11 in targeted protein degradation
Started 2006


Schroeder, F.
Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Analysis of sterol metabolites that regulate C. elegans
longevity
Started 2007


Sternberg, P.
California Institute of Technology & Howard Hughes
Medical Institute, Pasadena, CA
Hormonal amplification in organism-wide decision making
Started 2007


Zheng, H.
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX
Functional analysis of apl-1, the worm homolog of the
human amyloid precursor protein
Started 2005

 

International Collaborations Larsson

Chinnery, P.
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Germline transmission of mtDNA
Started 2008


Chrzanowska-Lightowlers, Z., Lightowlers, R.
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Stimulation of the polyA polymerase by the LRPPRC-SLIRP
complex in mammalian mitochondria
Started 2013


Elson, J.
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Mitochondrial variation in evolution
Started 2010


Falkenberg Gustafsson, M.
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Regulation of replication of mtDNA
Started 2011


Gustafsson, C.
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Regulation of gene expression in mammalian mitochondria
Started 2011


Gyllensten, U.
Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
Mutational patterns and their origins
2008 - 2011


Hällberg, M.
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Structural characterisation of the MTERF4-NSUN4 complex
Started 2011


Hansson, G., Van der Post, S.
University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
Quantitative proteomics using SILAC labelled mice
Started 2011


Kahn, C.R.
Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Role of TFAM in adipose tissues
Started 2012


Olson, L.
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Mitochondrial dysfunction in Parkinson´s disease
Started 2008


Park, C.B.
University Ajou, Suwon, South Korea
The in vivo roles for lactate dehydrogenase isoforms
Started 2010


Park, C.B.
University Ajou, Suwon, South Korea
Purification of nucleoids using Flag-tagged TFAM mice
Started 2013


Polosa, P.L.
University of Bari, Bari, Italy
Protein-protein and protein-RNA interactions in
mammalian mitochondria
Started 2012


Samuels, D.C.
Center for Human Genetics Research, Vanderbilt Medical
Center, Nashville, TN
Mathematical modelling of mtDNA mutations in germline
transmission
Started 2008


Turnbull, D., Greaves, L.
Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Clonal expansion of point mutations in mtDNA
Started 2011


Westerblad, H.
Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
The role of mitofusins in cardiomyocyte physiology
Started 2011

 

International Collaborations Partridge

Alessi, D.
University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
Genetic and pharmacological reduction of PDK1 signalling
to modulate life span
Started Feb 2012


Gems, D.
UCL, London, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Hafen, E.
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Zurich,
Switzerland
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Hardy, J.
UCL, London, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Juenger, M.
Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule Zurich, Zurich,
Switzerland
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Lai, E.C.
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Identification and characterisation of differentially
expressed microRNAs in long-lived Drosophila insulin
mutants
Started Aug 2011


Léopold, P.
University of Nice-Sophia Antipolis/CNRS, Nice, France
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Lovestone, S.
King´s College, London, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


McCarthy, M.
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Montagne, J.
CNRS-CGM, Gif-sur-Yvette, France
The role of S6Kinase in life span modulation
Started May 2011


Murphy, M.P.
Medical Research Council, Cambridge, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Piper, M.
UCL, London, UK
Analysis of GCN2 function in Drosophila
Started 2010


The role of the hormone nuclear receptor DHR96
Started Jan 2011


Dietary macronutrients, growth, development and lifespan
in mice and flies
Started Jan 2012


Pletcher, S.
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Determine the reversibility of the effects of dietary
restriction on mortality and gene expression in mice
Started 2010


Reik, W.
Babraham Institute, Cambridge, UK
Determine the reversibility of the effects of dietary
restriction on mortality and gene expression in mice
Started Oct 2012


Selman, C.
University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Simpson, S.
University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Slagboom, P.E.
Leiden University Medical Center, Leiden, Netherlands
Dietary macronutrients, growth, development, and life
span in mice and flies
Started Jan 2012


Thornton, J.
European Bioinformatics Institute, Cambridge, Cambridge,
UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects


Toivonen, J.M.
University of Zaragoza, Zaragora, Spain
The role of the hormone nuclear receptor DHR96
Started Jan 2011


Whitworth, A.
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK
Mitochondrial DNA mutations in Parkinson's disease
Started Jan 2012


Withers, D.
Imperial College London, London, UK
Long-term collaboration on various projects

 

RESEARCH GROUPS

International Collaborations Dieterich

Grosshans, H.
Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research (FMI), Basel, Switzerland
miRNA profiling of the exit from developmental arrest in C. elegans
Started March 2013


Eric Miska
The Wellcome Trust / Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, UK
miRNA biogenesis in ageing
Started October 2012


Sevinc Ercan
Center for Genomics and Systems Biology, New York University, NY, USA
Conservation of daf-12 target networks in free living and parasitic nematodes.
Started June 2013

 

International Collaborations Graef

Andrews, D.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Toronto, Canada
Phenotypic clustering of autophagy effectors by high
content imaging
Started Dec 2011


Babu, M.
Department of Biochemistry, University of Regina, Canada
Proteomic analysis of the autophagy machinery
Started Mar 2012

 

International Collaborations Valenzano

Gandiwa, E., Mpofu, E., Ndaimani, H., Zisadza-Gandiwa, P.
Monitoring distribution and life history of wild turquoise
killifish populations in the Gonarezhou National Park,
Zimbabwe
Started Mar 2010


Petrov, D.
Stanford University, Department of Biology
Population Genetics in Turquoise Killifish populations from
the Gonarezhou National Park, Zimbabwe
Starting Oct 2013


Powell, M.L., Watts, S.A.
University of Alabama at Birmingham, Nutrition and
Obesity Research Center (NORC), Birmingham, AL
Role of nutrition in development, growth, health and
longevity of Killifish models
Started Mar 2013


Reznick D., Bentzen, P., Lopez-Sepulcre, A., Hughes, K.,
Fraser, B., Ralph, P.

University of California at Riverside; Dalhousie University;
CNRS, École Normal Supérieur (Paris);
Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology
(Tuebingen); Florida State University;
University of South California
Genetics of Adaptation in Guppies (Poecilia reticulata)
Started Jun 2013

 

International Collaborations Wickström

Aznar Benitah, S.
Center for Genomic Regulation, Barcelona, Spain
Mechanical regulation of cell fate through the polycomb
pathway
Started 2013


Hartmann, T.
University of Salzburg, Austria
Integrin signalling in leukemia
Started 2011


Loparic, M.
Swiss Nanoscience Institute, Basel, Switzerland
Mechanical properties of skin
Started 2010


Mann, M., Zanivan, S.
MPI for Biochemistry, Martinsried, Germany and Beatson
Institute, Glasgow, UK
Proteome and phosphoproteome signatures in skin cancer
progression
2009 - 2013


Zanivan, S.
Beatson Institute, Glasgow, UK
Proteome and phosphoproteome signatures in stem cell
ageing
Started 2013