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Dr Alexis L Braun

Dr  Alexis L Braun

Postdoctoral Research Associate : Glover Group



Cell Cycle

Developmental Biology

CRISPR/Cas9 genomic editing

Fly genetics

Glover Group
Department of Genetics
University of Cambridge
Downing street
Cambridge CB2 3EH


2017 - Present: Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK

2015 - 2017: Post-Doctoral Research Associate. Department of Genetics, University of Cambridge, UK

2011 - 2015: PhD in Developmental Biology. Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, UK

2009 - 2011: MSc in Biotechnology. Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden

2003 - 2009: BSc Double Major in Biochemistry and Biology. University of Victoria, Canada

Research Interests

I am currently doing my second postdoc, Glover Lab, continuing on work I did during my first postdoc, Kimata Lab. My current project focuses on the cell cycle regulation of centriole stability during female gametogenesis, using Drosophila melanogaster as a model.

Key Publications

Alexis L. Braun, Francesco Meghini, Gema Villa-Fombuena, Elisa M. Fernandez, Morgane Guermont, Maria D. Martin-Bermudo, Acaimo Gonzalez-Reyes, Yuu Kimata. (2018) Proteolytic control of centrosome activity by APC/C-Polo maintains oocyte fate in Drosophila

Malmberg, J., Perols, A., Varasteh, Z., Altai, M., Braun, A., Sandstrom, M., Garske, U., Tolmachev, V., Orlova, A., and Karlstrom, A.E. (2012). Comparative evaluation of synthetic anti-HER2 Affibody molecules site-specifically labelled with 111In using N-terminal DOTA, NOTA and NODAGA chelators in mice bearing prostate cancer xenografts. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging 39, 481-492.

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