Institute of Neuroscience

Staff Profile

Emeritus Professor Clarke Slater

Senior Experimental Scientific Officer, Scientific Director Applied NMJ Research Laboratory

Background

Roles and Responsibilities

Scientific Director, Applied NMJ Research Facility

Qualifications

BA Biology, Harvard (1962)
PhD Biophysics, University College London (1966)

Previous Positions

Scientific Staff, Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Biology (1969-1974)

Memberships

Society for Neuroscience (US)
British Neuroscience Association
Physiological Society
Association of British Neurologists

Research

Research Interests

Structure, function, molecular organisation,development and pathology of the neuromuscular junction.
Motor nerve terminal and Schwann cell plasticity.
Ion channel localisation in the postsynaptic membrane.
Electrophysiology, light- and electron-microscopy, immunocytochemistry, in situ hybridisation.

Current Work

Studies of the structure and function of neuromuscular junctions

Future Research


Funding

Wellcome Trust


Teaching

Lecturer on MMB8036 - Neuromuscular diseases: bench to bedside

Publications