Institute of Genetic Medicine

Staff Profile

Dr Lorraine Eley

Research Associate

Background

 

Qualifications

 

 D.Phil - University of Oxford.

Thesis title: cDNA libraries from the developing mouse pancreas as a resource to study normal and diabetic pancreata and from radiation hybrid transcript mapping. Supervised by Dr Roger Cox.

M.Biochem - University of Oxford.

                                  

Previous Positions

 

2012 –2013                   Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University.

Investigating the role of the protein RNF113A in a novel skeletal patterning disorder, X-linked absent radius spectrum (XLARS) in the team of Professor Judith Goodship.

2006 –2011                   Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University.

Studying the roles of proteins involved in childhood cystic kidney disease (nephrocystin proteins) using mouse, Zebrafish and cell based models in the team of Dr John Sayer.

 

2001 – 2006                  Postdoctoral Research Associate.

Institute of Genetic Medicine, Newcastle University.

Studying the Inversin protein and its role in cystic kidney disease and left right laterality using a mouse model and cell based systems in the team of Professor Judith Goodship and Professor Tom Strachan.

 

 

Research

My current research involves functionally characterizing a gene identified in a novel skeletal patterning disorder, X-linked absent radius spectrum (XLARS).

Publications