Dr Fanni Gergely

University of Cambridge

University departments
Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute

Position: Principal Investigator
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Dr Fanni Gergely is pleased to consider applications from prospective PhD students.

Research description

The goal of our laboratory is to understand the molecular networks that control cell division during development and adult tissue homeostasis and use this knowledge to develop new therapies for cancer research.

Research Programme
Cell and Molecular Biology
Methods and technologies
Cell culture
Confocal microscopy
Fluorescence microscopy
Model organisms
Protein biochemistry
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Key publications

1. Burgess SG, Peset I, et al. Aurora-A-dependent control of TACC3 influences the rate of mitotic spindle assembly. PloS Genet 2015 July. 2. Sir JH et al. Loss of centrioles causes chromosomal instability in vertebrate somatic cells. J Cell Biol. 2013 Dec 9;203(5):747-56. 3. Watts CA et al. Design, Synthesis, and Biological Evaluation of an Allosteric Inhibitor of HSET that Targets Cancer Cells with Supernumerary Centrosomes. Chem Biol. 2013 Nov 21;20(11):1399-410. 4. Sir JH et al. A primary microcephaly protein complex forms a ring around parental centrioles. Nat Genet. 2011 Oct 9;43(11):1147-53.