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Research interests

Developmental biology, especially mechanisms of regeneration and metaplasia.

External positions

Emeritus professor, University of Minnesota

2013 → …

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Projects 2004 2010

BETA CELLS IN THE LIVER

Tosh, D. & Slack, J.

1/01/0631/12/08

Project: Research council

liver
cells
baths
communication
engineering

POST-GENOMIC BIOSCIENCES - DR A W SMITH HAS LEFT

Chalmers, A. & Slack, J.

1/10/0530/09/10

Project: Research council

organogenesis
cooperatives
genes
pancreas
tail

Research Output 1998 2017

1 Citations

Animal regeneration: Ancestral character or evolutionary novelty?

Slack, J. M. W. 1 Sep 2017 In : EMBO Reports. 18, 9, p. 1497-1508

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Regeneration
Animals
Bone Morphogenetic Proteins
Genes
Maintenance
2 Citations

Hnf4α is a key gene that can generate columnar metaplasia in oesophageal epithelium

Colleypriest, B. J., Burke, Z. D., Griffiths, L. P., Chen, Y., Yu, W-Y., Jover, R., Bock, M., Biddlestone, L., Quinlan, J. M., Ward, S. G., Mark Farrant, J., Slack, J. M. W. & Tosh, D. 1 Jan 2017 In : Differentiation. 93, p. 39-49 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Barrett Esophagus
Metaplasia
Organ Culture Techniques
Epithelium
Phenotype

Transformation of jaw muscle satellite cells to cardiomyocytes

Daughters, R. S., Keirstead, S. A. & Slack, J. M. W. 1 Jan 2017 In : Differentiation. 93, p. 58-65 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Jaw
Cardiac Myocytes
Muscle Cells
Muscles
Embryonic Structures

Turning one cell type into another

Slack, J. M. W. 7 Jan 2016 Current Topics in Developmental Biology. Wassarman, P. M. (ed.). Elsevier, Vol. 117, p. 339-358

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Transcription Factors
Embryonic Structures
Population

A Twist of Fate

Slack, J. 1 Mar 2014 The Scientist, 28, p. 46-52 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

cells