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Nothobranchius research community

Laboratories with colony

The Nothobranchius Project at Leibniz Institute on Ageing - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI), Jena
Alessandro Cellerino (cooperation partner)
Enoch Ng'oma
  Main interests: population and quantitative genetics, molecular systematics
Mario Baumgart
  Main interests: microRNAs, transcriptomics, hormesis, stem cells
Matthias Platzer / Kathrin Reichwald
  Main interests: functional genomics, genetics of ageing
Christoph Englert group
Nils Hartmann
  Main interests: mitochondria, exercise, transgenesis, regeneration, diapause, telomere
Beate Hoppe
  Main interests: kidney regeneration in young and old fish
Ion Cirstea
  Main interests: RAS mutations and signaling

Max Planck Institute for Biology of Ageing, Cologne, Germany
Dario Valenzano
  Main interests: aging, quantitative and population genetics, transgenesis, behavior

Czech Academy of Sciences, Institute of Vertebrate Biology, Brno, Czech Republic
Martin Reichard (Milan Vrtilek, Caroline Methling, Veronika Bartakova - PhD students + postdocs)
  Main interests: evolution, ecology, ageing in wild populations, physiology, reproduction, population genetics, sexual selection, biogeography. 10+ captive populations.
Radim Blazek
  Main interests: evolutionary ecology, evolution of rapid aging, life history traits
Matej Polacik
  Main interests: alternative life history strategies, trophic ecology (diet) of wild fish, sexual selection
Joseph Bryja
  Main interests: phylogeography and population genetics of free-living populations

Northwestern College, Orange City, Iowa, USA
Tyrone Genade
  Main interests: anti-aging compounds and their effects on neuroanatomy, cancer biology and lifespan, effect of population density on lifespan, regulation of diapause for long-term egg storage

European Institute of Oncology (IEO), Milan, Italy
Enrica Migliaccio
  Main interests: molecular mechanisms of cancer and aging, oxidative stress, p53, senescence, stem cells

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA
Cunming Duan
  Main interests: insulin like growth factor, growth regulation, muscle development, hypoxia, transgenesis, CRISP

Shandong Provincial Key Laboratory of Animal Resistant Biology, School of Life Sciences, Shandong Normal University, Jinan, China
Guorong Li
  Main interests: tumor model, the mechanism of anti-aging by natural extract and drug

Laboratory of Chronobiology, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology, University of Murcia, Espinardo, Spain
Alejandro Lucas-Sánchez
Pilar Mendiola
Jorge de Costa
Juan Antonio Madrid Perez

Institute of Aquaculture, University of Stirling, Stirling, UK
Pedro Francisco Almaida-Pagán
  Main interests: aging, chronobiology, circadian rhythms, effect of chronobiotics, lipids, mitochondria

Department of Genetics, Stanford University, USA
Anne Brunet / Bérénice Benayoun
  Main interests: genetics and epigenetics of longevity
Chi-Kuo Hu
  Main interests: lifespan differences, aging-related diseases, inbred line generation, and diapause

Littoral Environnement et Sociétés (LIENSs) - UMR 7266 - La Rochelle, France
Christel LaFrançois / Marie Durollet
  Main interests: ecophysiology, metabolism, locomotion performance
Nathalie Imbert
  Main interests: cardiac physiology, phenotypic plasticity, calcium homeostasis, fish ecophysiology

BioSNS, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
Alessandro Cellerino
Eva Terzibasi Tozzini
Luca Dolfi
Roberto Ripa
Aurora Savino
  Main interests: transcriptomics, non-coding RNAs, diapause, neuronal stem cells, evolution of annualism, transgenesis, CRISPR, tumors and circadian ryhythms

Institute for the marine and coastal environment (IMAC), CNR, Oristano, Italy
Paolo Domenici / Fabio Antognanelli
  Main interests: echophysiology, ecomorphology, biomechanics

College of Veterinary Medicine, Mississippi State University, USA
Russell Carr
  Main interests: neurotoxicity/neurodegeneration induced by developmental exposure to environmental chemicals
Lora Petrie-Hanson
  Main interests: degenerative immune diseases associated with aging

Dept. of Biology, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Gil Rosenthal
  Main interests: mate choice, communication, and evolutionary ecology

Dept. of Biology, University of Alabama Birmingham, USA
Mickie Lynn Powell
Stephen A Watts
  Main interests: effects of diet composition on healthspan and lifespan, development of an open formula diet

Chang Gung University, Tao-Yuan, Taiwan
Chin-Yuan Hsu
  Main interests: ambient temperature reduction extends the lifespan of Nothobranchius

Eugene Research Aquatics, Eugene, USA
Bill Trevarrow
  Main interests: killifish husbandry and aquaculture

Dept. of Biology, KU Lueven, Belgium
Charlotte Philippe
Research statements: ecotoxicology
Tom Pinceel
Research statements: evolutionary ecology, diapause strategies
Luc Brendonck
Research statements: diapause strategies, evolutionary ecology, ecotoxicology, speciation, phylogeny
Arnout Grégoir
Research statements: evolutionary ecology, phenotypic plasticity

Department of Neuroscience, Miyazaki University, Japan
Hideaki Matsui
  Main interests: neurobiology

Laboratories working on Nothobranchius without colony

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Productions of University of Naples Federico II, Italy
Livia D'Angelo
Luciana Castaldo
Paolo De Girolamo
Carla Lucini
  Main interests: neuroanatomy, neurotrophins

Dept. of Veterinary Sciences, University of Camerino, Italy
Giacomo Rossi / Emiliano DiCicco
  Main interests: age-related pathologies, tumorigenesis, aging of the immune system

Medical School, Goethe University, Frankurt, Germany
Carlo Gaetano
  Main interests: epigenetics and cardiac aging

Virginia Tech, Dept. Biological Sciences, Blacksburg, USA
Bruce J Turner
  Main interests: evolution - speciation and isolating mechanisms in fish populations




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last update of this page: December 11, 2013

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