Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research


Neural Development, Plasticity and Repair

Newly-generated oligodendrocytes

Newly-generated oligodendrocytes

Newly-generated oligodendrocytes in the brain of an adult mouse. Oligodendrocytes continue to be generated throughout adulthood and are required for some forms of learning and memory.

Professor William Richardson

Glial development and function

  • Dr Peter Bloomfield (Research Associate)
  • Dr Takahiro Shimizu (Research Associate)
  • Dr Richa Tripathi (Research Associate)
  • Dr Jordan Wright (Research Associate)
Dr Huiliang Li

Mechanisms of neural development

  • Dr Alejandra Quiroga Del Rio (Research Associate)
  • Cheng Yang (PhD student)
  • Dr Yajun Wang (Newton International Fellow)
  • Yumeng Zhang (PhD student)
  • Alexander Fudge (Technician)
  • Dr Jing An (Visiting fellow)
  • Dr Makhliyo Normatova (Visiting Researcher)
Professor Nicoletta Kessaris

Neuronal fate and circuit development

  • Dr Agata Stryjewska  (Research Associate)
  • Márcio Oliveira (PhD student)
  • Zeinab Asgarian (PhD student)
mbp immuno+ in situ

mbp immuno+ in situ

A newly-forming oligodendrocyte in the grey matter of the cerebral cortex (Mbp mRNA, red) surrounded by the myelin sheaths of mature oligodendrocytes (Mbp protein, green). Confocal image by Dr Lin Xiao.

Dr Elena Dreosti

Development and function of the social brain circuit

  • Dr Hande Tunbak (Research Technician)
Lab Manager

Matthew Grist