External Activities

  • Scientific Organizer: First BSDB/BSMB joint meeting on "The Musculoskeletal System: from Development to Disease", September 2014, Norwich
  • External examiner: King's College London, NIMR, College of Life Sciences (Dundee), University of Sheffield, ICR, University of Cambridge, St. Georges University London
  • Core member of the BBSRC Committee C: Genes, Development and STEM approaches (2012)
  • Pool/core member of the BBSRC Committee A: Animal systems, health and wellbeing (2009-2011)
  • Member of  BBSRC GDB Committee (2008-9)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Molecular Biology of the Cell (2005-present)
  • Member of the Editorial Board of Developmental Dynamics (2015-present)
  • Invited speaker: Gordon Conferences on Myogenesis, Il Ciocco (2013)
  • Invited Speaker: EMBO Symposium Cardiac Biology, from Development to Regeneration, Heidelberg (2013)
  • Invited speaker: EMBO Conference on Muscle Development, Differentaition and Disease, Wiesbaden (2011)
  • Visiting Professor, Jinan University, Guangzhou, China (2011)


  • Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow (1997-2001)
  • Muscular Dystrophy Association, MDA Postdoctoral Fellow (1994-1996)
  • HFSPO, Postdoctoral Fellow (1992-1994)

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