Dr Michael Meier

Michael completed his PhD in 2018 studying the role of cohesin and CTCF in zygotic gene activation, using the zebrafish model.



Meier, M., Grant, J., Dowdle, A., Thomas, A., Gerton, J., Collas, P., … Horsfield, J. A. (2017). Cohesin facilitates zygotic genome activation in zebrafish. Development. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1242/dev.156521

Newman, T., Jhinku, N., Meier, M., & Horsfield, J. (2016). Dietary intake influences adult fertility and offspring fitness in zebrafish. PLoS ONE, 11(11), e01663394. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0166394

Schuster, K., Leeke, B., Meier, M., Wang, Y., Newman, T., Burgess, S., & Horsfield, J. A. (2015). A neural crest origin for cohesinopathy heart defects. Human Molecular Genetics, 24(24), 7005-7016. doi: 10.1093/hmg/ddv402

Marsman, J., O'Neill, A. C., Kao, B. R.-Y., Rhodes, J. M., Meier, M., Antony, J., Mönnich, M., & Horsfield, J. A. (2014). Cohesin and CTCF differentially regulate spatiotemporal runx1 expression during zebrafish development. Biochimica et Biophysica Acta: Gene Regulatory Mechanisms, 1839(1), 50-61. doi: 10.1016/j.bbagrm.2013.11.007