Dr Emma Kenyon

Post:AOHL Pauline Ashley Research Fellow (Neuroscience)
Location:CRPC 4.24
Email:E.Kenyon@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:8397
UK:01273 678397
International:+44 1273 678397

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Biography

I have been working in the field of zebrafish biology and genetics for over 15 years. I started my PhD with Derek Stemple at the NIMR in 2002 and then moved to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in 2003. After completing my PhD in developmental biology I moved to the lab of Greg Elgar who was at the time at Queen Mary University London to work as a post-doc on functional genomics. I then returned to the Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute in 2009 to work as a staff scientist in computer biology annotating the human and zebrafish genome with the HAVANA group. In 2011 I moved to the University of Birmingham to the lab of Ferenc Mueller to work as a post-doc in developmental genetics. I arrived at Sussex in 2013 to work as a post-doc in the lab of Guy Richardson on hearing and deafness. In 2019 I was awarded a Pauline Ashley Fellowship by Action on Hearing Loss to research the role of RabGTPases in intracellular trafficking of aminoglycoside antibiotics in sensory hair cells.

Role

Action on Hearing Loss Pauline Ashley Fellow in Prof Guy Richardson's research group