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Prof Juan Pablo Couso

Post:Professor of Developmental Genetics (Neuroscience)
Location:Jms Building 4c14
Email:J.P.Couso@sussex.ac.uk
Personal homepage:couso

Telephone numbers
Internal:7448
UK:01273 877448
International:+44 1273 877448

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Biography

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow

BSc., Ph.D. (Madrid)

I have studied development for 25 years. First, as a Ph.D. student with Antonio Garcia-Bellido in Madrid, Spain; then, as a postdoc with Alfonso Martinez-Arias at the University of Cambridge, focusing on the identification of the Wnt signaling pathway. After 5 years in Cambridge, I became a lecturer at Royal Holloway College, University of London and started my research group to study appendage development in Drosophila. In 1999 I was awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research fellowship to continue this work and move my laboratory to the University of Sussex, where I remain and become a professor in 2010.

Role

Academic member of the University Senate for the School of Life Sciences (together with Prof. Liz Sommerville)