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Dr Alexis L Braun

Dr  Alexis L Braun

Postdoctoral Research Associate: Glover Group

Evolutionary Developmental Biology

The molecular basis of female fertility in invertebrates


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 in the Glover Lab. I have recently started a new project looking at the evolution and development of eggs using multiple species of Drosophila for comparison, as well as other invertebrates. I am funded by The Leverhulme Trust.

Key Publications

Alexis L. Braun, Francesco Meghini, Gema Villa-Fombuena, Elisa M. Fernandez, Morgane Guermont, David M. Glover, Maria D. Martin-Bermudo, Acaimo Gonzalez-Reyes, Yuu Kimata. (2018)

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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