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Willing to supervise PhD

Gene regulatory networks in neural crest development
Modeling human disease, especially neurocristopathies, in fish models (Zebrafish and medaka)
Pigmentation genetics in zebrafish
Neural crest stem cell in vivo biology

Education/Academic qualification

Zoology, Master of Arts, University of Cambridge

Developmental Biology, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

1 Sep 198715 Apr 1991

Natural Sciences (Part II Zoology), Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 198315 Jun 1986

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Projects 2001 2020


Kelsh, R. & Ballim, D.

Project: EU Commission

JSPS Fellowship for Y.Nagao

Kelsh, R.


Project: OtherInternational Collaboration

Marie Curie IF Deeya Ballim - SOX10 Mutants

Kelsh, R.


Project: EU Commission

Waardenburg Syndrome
Neural Crest

Research Output 1991 2019

Countershading in zebrafish results from an Asip1 controlled dorsoventral gradient of pigment cell differentiation.

Cal, L., Suarez-Bregua, P., Comesana, P., Owen, J., Braasch, I., Kelsh, R. N., Cerda-Reverter, J. & Rotllant, J., 5 Mar 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, p. 1-13 13 p., 3449.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Dicer1 is required for pigment cell and craniofacial development in zebrafish.

Weiner, A., Scampoli, N., Steeman, T., Dooley, C. M., Busch-Nentwich, E., Kelsh, R. N. & Calcaterra, N., 3 Mar 2019, In : BBA - Gene Regulatory Mechanisms. 1862, 4, p. 472-485 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endothelin neurotransmitter signalling controls zebrafish social behaviour

Carreno-Gutierrez, H., Colanesi, S., Cooper, B., Kelsh, R. N., Reichmann, F., Young, A. & Norton, W., 28 Feb 2019, In : Scientific Reports. 9, 1, 3040.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Endothelin receptor Aa regulates proliferation and differentiation of Erb-dependent pigment progenitors in zebrafish

Camargo Sosa, K., Colanesi, S., Muller, J., Schulte-Mercker, S., Stemple, D., Patton, E. & Kelsh, R. N., 27 Feb 2019, In : Plos Genetics. 15, 2, p. e1007941

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access

Fluorescence-activated Cell Sorting and NanoString profiling of Single Neural Crest Cells and Pigment Cells

Subkhankulova, T. & Kelsh, R. N., 2019, Methods relevant to Neural Crest Research. Schwartz, Q. & Wizniak, S. (eds.). Springer, (Methods in Molecular Biology).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter


Investigating the role of endothelin signalling system in the establishment of adult pigment progenitors in zebrafish development.

Author: Camargo Sosa, K., 13 Feb 2019

Supervisor: Kelsh, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD


YAP-Regulation of dynamic cell behaviour underlying organogenesis

Author: Porazinski, S., 7 Feb 2014

Supervisor: Furutani-Seiki, M. (Supervisor) & Kelsh, R. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctoral ThesisPhD