Liisa Blowes

Liisa M Blowes


Summary

I have a 1st class honours Medical genetics BSc and a interdisciplinary PhD on "Collagen derived peptides as modulators of collagenous tissue" awarded by Queen Mary University of London. Currently, I hold a postdoc position funded by BBSRC in the lab of Dr. John Connelly in Blizard Institute, Barts and The London School of Medicine and Dentistry. My research is focused on nuclear mechanotransduction in keratinocytes. Mechanical forces and biophysical cues regulate diverse cellular functions and our aim is to elucidate the mechanisms by which cells sense and respond to these signals.

Bioengineering Bioinformatics Cell Biology Dermatology Genetics Genomics Marine Biology Medical Genetics Molecular Biology Neuroscience Science & Medical Education

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Work details

Postdoctoral research assistant

Queen Mary University of London
May 2017
Blizard institute
Investigating the mechanisms by which keratinocytes sense and respond to extracellular mechanical stimulus.

PhD student

Queen Mary University of London
School of Biological & Chemical Sciences

PeerJ Contributions

March 24, 2014 - Version: 1
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https://doi.org/10.7287/peerj.preprints.301v1