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Dr Katarzyna Szymanska

Post-doctoral Research Fellow

Department Leeds Institute of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Location University of Leeds
Telephone  0113 343 8336
Email  k.szymanska@leeds.ac.uk

https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7736-5225

Research Interests

I'm interested in genetics and cell biology of ciliopathies, in particular Meckel-Gruber and Joubert syndromes. Although many causative genes for these conditions were identified we are still hoping to complete the set. I look into function of the identified genes/proteins in primary cilia function and sturcture, particularly its subcompatment - the transition zone. I aim to identify new transition zone components using high-content high-throughput screening. I'm also interested in the role of post-translational modifications of ciliary proteins, in particular ubiquitination, SUMOylation and glycosylation. 

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