UCL Division of Biosciences

Prof Roberto Mayor

Prof Roberto Mayor

Professor of Developmental and Cellular Neurobiology

Cell & Developmental Biology

Div of Biosciences

Joined UCL
1st Jan 2004

Research summary

The primary aim of our research group is to elucidate the mechanism that underlies the development of the Neural Crest. We would like to know how Neural Crest cells acquire their identity within the ectoderm and how their migration and differentiation is controlled.


Universidad de Chile
, | 1990
Universidad de Chile
, | 1986


Prof Roberto Mayor is a Professor of Developmental and Cellular Neurobiology
He was named International Scholar of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI). He is a member of the editorial board of Development and Developmental Dynamics and Associate Editor of the International Journal of Developmental Biology. He was founder and president of the Latin American Society of Developmental Biology (LASDB)