Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we will assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you will not see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

Research groups

Collaborators

Adam Wells

DPhil Student

Dissecting the molecular basis of exosome production

I study the mechanisms regulating exosome production in multivesicular bodies. In particular I focus on mechanisms which may relate to the role of exosomes in cancer and neurodegenerative disease including examining the role of ESCRT proteins, E-Cadherin and various Rab proteins. My experiments largely utilise the secondary cells of Drosophila flies because of their unique biology which allows us to directly image the events of exosome biogenesis.