UCL Division of Biosciences


Stem Cells and Developmental Biology stream

Please Note: There may be access to modules other than those provided in the following lists. However, all optional modules must have the approval of the subject stream tutor. Some modules may be appropriate for more than one subject stream. You can view further information about the modules in the Module Catalogue.

Subject stream tutor

Prof Stephen Price

Stem Cells and Developmental Biology taught module (select one from the following)

ANAT0023: Developmental Neuroscience
CELL0001: Mechanisms of Development

Example project titles

Validation and application of a cachd1 promoter trap in understanding zebrafish habenula left-right asymmetry

Deciphering the developmental route to spinal cord progenitors

Investigating the role of CCL3 in peripheral nerve regeneration

Modelling skeletal muscle laminopathies using LMNA-mutant human iPSC-derived myotubes

Characterization and Localization of Glioma Stem-Like Cells in a Mouse Model of Glioblastoma Multiforme

Does γ-catenin in progenitor cell affect the formation of motor neuron and Auditory hindbrain

Gene expression analysis and perturbation in the developing avian brain

Investigating the role of the cell cycle and asymmetric cell divisions during a glia-to-neuron cell fate switch in C. Elegans

Creating a Macular: Can modulation of FGF-8 alter the ratio and spatial distribution of rod and cone photoreceptors in murine Embryonic Stem Cell-derived retinal organoids?

Elucidating metabolic implications of leukaemia stem cell transformation and development of therapy resistance

Organisers in development

The Use of an Extracellular Matrix Hydrogel Derived from Decellularised Intestinal Tissue as a 3D-Culture Support for Intestinal Organoids

Cytoplasmic material transfer as a novel mode of communication between photoreceptors during development

Determining the organiser capability of the anterior neural ridge in chicks

Uncovering novel transcription factors regulating germ stem cell identity

Molecular regulators of asymmetric segregation of neuronal potential & left-right axis formation in C. elegans

Development of a functional tissue-engineered intestine

Characterisation of a sex-specific glia-to-neuron transdifferentiation event in C.elegans

Genetic and cellular mechanisms underlying Yap-dependent coloboma

Interaction between mechanical cues from the substrate and chemical guidance during neural crest cell collective directional migration

Limb Regeneration in A. filiformis

The effectivity of combining Cisplatin and PD-0332991 to cure malignant pleural mesothelioma

The effect of DLL4/PDGF-BB treatment on myoblast proliferation and engraftment

Establishing a culture model to investigate spontaneous Ca2+ activity in the chick cochlea

An investigation of the self-renewal potential of pericyte-derived mesoangioblasts for muscle repair and regeneration

Constructing a Bio-engineered Oesophagus Using Decellularized Scaffolds for Congenital Oesophageal Atresia