Head of Department (2015 - 2018, 2019 - )
The principal tasks in addition to the administration are research and teaching. We study normal and pathological cell generation with focus on neurogenesis in retina. We grow human embryonic stem cell-derived organoids/retinoids in which retinoblastoma carcinogenesis is modelled. The teaching is medical and biomedical students in embryology.
Academic merits: PhD, Associate Professor, Excellent teacher
Keywords: embryonal development retina cell differentiation glia cells retinoblastom stem cells chicken embryo avian neuronal regeneration developmental biology gene expression cell cycle regulation transcription factor human model mouse retinal progenitors embryoid body cell culture visual system optic nerve retinal ganglion cell horizontal cells evolutionary biology müller cells carcinogenesis
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