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Prof Colin Johnson

Colin Johnson

Professor of Medical & Molecular Genetics

Section of Ophthalmology and Neurosciences, Leeds Institute of
University of Leeds
LocationUnited Kingdom
+44 (0)113 343 8443

medhealth.leeds.ac.uk/profile/311/635/colin_a._johnson

Research Interests

In recent years, an ever-increasing number of inherited diseases, of previously unknown aetiology, are caused by defects in primary cilia and basal bodies. The aim of my research is to gain novel insights into the molecular mechanisms of early embryogenesis and neurodevelopment, by elucidating the role of primary ciliary and basal body function with key pathways of development.

Cilia Research Projects

The following are funded research projects related to cilia research.

Structure-function relationships in the ciliary transition zone

Awarded to: Colin JOHNSON (University of Leeds)
Funding source: BBSRC and SFI  /  Value: £327,411
Dates: April 2017 - March 2021