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About: EleniC

Biologist interested in Stem Cell Biology and Regenerative Medicine. Currently, I am a doctoral student at the National University of Ireland Galway focusing on the role of SoxB family of transcription factors during nervous system development and regeneration using the animal model Hydractinia echinata; a well-established stem cell animal model. Ι received my BSc with Honors from Lancaster University, UK where Ι completed my Master’s degree in Tissue Engineering as well. After finishing my studies, I worked for the Cancer Research UK, University of Southampton testing inhibitors for their potential in the treatment of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia. I can be contacted at or

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A day in the life of a modern Lernaean Hydra…

Posted by on July 3rd, 2017

I am Eleni Chrysostomou, a PhD student in Uri Frank‘s lab at the National University of Ireland, Galway. The Frank lab’s general interest is development and regeneration, stem and germ cell biology, neural fate commitment, and the chromatin biology underlying these processes. The focus of my project is the roles of SoxB transcription factors (TFs)[…]