Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research


Scanning electron micrograph of the dendrites of a cerebellar Purkinje cell - Hausser Lab


Neural Development, Plasticity and Repair

The Neural Development, Repair and plasticity group is investigating how new neurons and glia arise in the embryonic and adult brain and their roles in circuit function, learning and behaviour.

Professor William Richardson

Glial development and function

Dr Huiliang Li

Mechanisms of neural development

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

Neuronal fate and circuit development


Dr Elena Dreosti

Development and function of the social brain circuit

  • Dr Tom Ryan (Research Fellow)
  • Hande Tunbak (Research Technician)
  • Elisa Clemente (PhD student)
  • Alizee Kastler (PhD Student)
Lab Manager

Matthew Grist