Javier Caceres#


Javier Caceres
Email:Javier.Caceres 'at' igmm.ed.ac.uk
Membership Number:4285
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:jcaceres
Elected:2016
Homepage: http://www.hgu.mrc.ac.uk/people/j.caceres.html




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015 Head of Genome Regulation Section, MRC Human Genetics Unit, IGMM, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2012 Professor of RNA and Gene expression (Personal Chair), MRC Human Genetics Unit, University of Edinburgh, UK
  • 2001 Senior Scientist (tenured position), MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK
  • 1997 Scientist (tenure-track), MRC Human Genetics Unit, Edinburgh, UK
  • 1991 Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. Adrian R. Krainer, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, New York, USA.
  • 1989 Postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Dr. James Dahlberg, Department of Biomolecular Chemistry, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Fields of Scholarship
  • Gene expression
  • RNA biology
  • Nonsense-mediated decay (NMD)
  • Alternative splicing
  • MicroRNAs

Honours and Awards
  • 2011 Elected as Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (FRSE) (Scotland's National Academy of Science and Letters)
  • 2011 Awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award
  • 2008 Elected as a member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO)

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