Caroline Hill#


Caroline Hill
Email:caroline.hill 'at' crick.ac.uk
Membership Number:3587
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:chill3587
Homepage: https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/a-z-researchers/researchers-d-h/caroline-hill





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2015-present Senior Group Leader. Head of the Laboratory of Developmental Signalling, Francis Crick Institute
  • 2002-2015 Senior Group Leader. Head of the Laboratory of Developmental Signalling, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute
  • 1998-2002 Tenure Track Group Leader. Head of the Laboratory of Developmental Signalling, Cancer Research UK London Research Institute
  • 1995-1998 Head of the Laboratory of Transcriptional Regulation at the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, UCL Branch, London, and holder of a Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • 1991-1995 Postdoctoral Fellow. Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, UK. Advisor: Dr Richard Treisman
  • 1989-1991 Postdoctoral Fellow. Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. Advisor, Prof Dame Jean Thomas
  • 1985-1989 PhD Student. Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge. Advisor, Prof Dame Jean Thomas

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mechanism of TGF-β signalling through the Smad pathway
  • Computational modelling of the TGF-β/Smad pathway
  • Regulation of transcription in response to TGF-β signalling
  • Role of E3 ubiquitin ligases in TGF-β signalling
  • Role of deregulated TGF-β signalling in cancer
  • Regulation, mechanism and function of BMP signalling in early zebrafish embryos
  • Regulation, mechanism and function of Activin/Nodal signalling in early Xenopus development

Honours and Awards
  • 1995-1998 Royal Society University Research Fellowship
  • 2002 Elected member of EMBO
  • 2005-2009 Coordinator of European Commission Research Training Network “Molecular mechanisms of epithelial plasticity and its involvement in carcinoma progression”
  • 2013 Elected Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 2015 Elected Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences

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