Dr Henry Roehl
Department of Biomedical Science
The University of Sheffield
Sheffield S10 2TN
Tel: +44 (0) 114 222 2351
Fax: +44 (0) 114 222 2788
Room: C21 Firth Court
email : firstname.lastname@example.org
The Roehl Laboratory uses zebrafish as a model organism to study musculoskeletal development and disease.
- Read more: Henry Roehl - Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics
- Roehl Lab Group page - Our research projects
- 2004-present: MRC Centre for Developmental and Biomedical Genetics, University of Sheffield
- 2011-present: Senior Lecturer, University of Sheffield
- 2002-present: Lecturer, University of Sheffield
- 1997-2002: Postdoctoral Fellow, Max-Planck-Institut, Tuebingen. Research advisor: Dr. Nuesslein-Volhard
- 1994-1997: Ph.D. Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison. Research advisor: Dr. Judith Kimble
- 1990-1994: Masters Genetics University of Wisconsin-Madison. Research advisor: Dr. Judith Kimble
- 1983-1988: B.S. Biology, Antioch College
Activities and distinctions
- Academic Editor PLoS ONE (2011- present)
- Advisor to RSPCA on manual entitled: Housing and care of aquatic species Zebrafish (2010)
- Member of the Mellanby Centre for bone research (2009-present)
- MHE Scientific Advisory Board USA (2008-present)
- Member of the MRC College of Experts (2006-2010)
- Membership in two EU funded, FW6 consortiums: ZF Models (2003-2008) and Cells to organs (2003-2009)
- Member of the Tuebingen 2000 Screen Consortium (2000-2002)
- EMBO Long-term Fellowship (1997-2000)
- NIH Postgraduate Training Fellowship (1990-1994)
- Review for Developmental Dynamics, Developmental Biology, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Current Biology, PLoS One, PLoS Genetics, Development, Biotechnology Journal, FASEB Journal.
Invited lectures and workshops
- UK Mesenchymal Stem Cell Meeting. Birmingham, UK (1/7/11)
- Hereditary Multiple Exostoses Support Group Meeting. Liverpool, UK (26/3/11)
- Institute of Animal Technology Meeting. Sheffield, UK (8/9/10)
- Course teacher in EMBO practical course “Animal models for physiology and disease” UK (19/7/10)
- Gordon Conference Proteoglycans, Proctor Academy, Andover, NH, USA (11/7/10)
- Third International MHE/MO/HME Research Conference, Boston, USA (29/10/09)
- Bone Research Society's annual meeting. London, UK (15/06/09)
- Tissue Specification and Organogenesis. Lisbon, Portugal (6/2/09)
- Developmental Biology Seminar Series. Gurdon Institute, Cambridge UK (6/6/08)
- Society for Glycobiology annual meeting. Boston USA (12/11/07)
- Course teacher in EMBO practical course "Animal models for development, physiology and disease" UK (16/7/07)
- Craniofacial Development seminar series. KCL, London UK (11/6/07)
- Genetics and Development seminar series, LIMR, Mill Hill, UK (12/6/07)
- Gordon Conference Proteoglycans, Proctor Academy, Andover, NH, USA (11/7/06)
- IMP seminar series, Research Institute of Molecular Pathology, Vienna, AT (2/2/06)
- Phil Jankun, 2011 until present
- Tobias Stedman, 2011 until present
- Montserrat Garcia Romero, 2011 until Present
- Katharina Felber PhD awarded 2010
- Maria Lecca, Masters awarded 2009
- Ben Hearne, BMedSci Student 2009
- Nan Li, PhD awarded 2008
- Phil Elks (co-supervised by P.Croucher) PhD awarded 2007
- Katharina Mebus (co-supervised by P.Croucher) PhD awarded 2007
- Aurelie Clement (co-supervised by P. Ingham) PhD awarded 2007
- Stephanie Collins, L4 project 2006
- Dominik Paquet, Masters awarded 2005
Other lab members
- Carlos Pereira da Cruz (Postdoc), 2011 until present
- Matthew Jackson (visiting PhD), 2011 until present
- Collins Mbaria (undergraduate volunteer) 2011
- Harriet Doubleday (undergraduate volunteer) 2011
- Leanne Lipscomb (visiting PhD), 2009 until present
- Michael Trikic (visiting PhD), 2005-2009
- Robert Knight (Postdoc) 2004-2007
- Malgorzata Wiweger (Postdoc) 2004-2008
- James Williams (technician) 2004-2006
- Patricia Cucchi-Mouillot (visiting scientist) 2004-2005
- Giuliano Giuliani (Sheffield) 2011
- Victor Muthu (Sheffield) 2011
- Theo Hill (IMP Vienna) 2006
Sousa S, Afonso N, Bensimon-Brito A, Fonseca M, Simões M, Leon J, Roehl H, Cancela ML, Jacinto A.
Differentiated skeletal cells contribute to blastema formation during zebrafish fin regeneration.
Development. 2011 138:3897-905.
Thompson MJ, Louth JC, Ferrara S, Jackson MP, Sorrell FJ, Cochrane EJ, Gever J, Baxendale S, Silber BM, Roehl HH, Chen B.
Discovery of 6-substituted indole-3-glyoxylamides as lead antiprion agents with enhanced cell line activity, improved microsomal stability and low toxicity.
Eur J Med Chem. 2011 Sep;46(9):4125-32. Epub 2011 Jun 17.
Knight, RD, Mebus, K, d'Angelo, Yokoya K, Heanue T, Roehl H.
Ret signalling integrates a craniofacial muscle module during development.
Development. 2011 138(10):2015-2024
Felber K, Croucher P, Roehl HH.
Hedgehog signalling is required for perichondral osteoblast differentiation in zebrafish.
Mech Dev. 2011 Jan-Feb;128(1-2):141-52. Epub 2010 Nov 30.
Li N, Kelsh RN, Croucher P, Roehl HH.
Regulation of neural crest cell fate by the retinoic acid and Pparg signalling pathways.
Development. 2010. 137(3):389-94.
Li N, Felber K, Elks P, Croucher P, Roehl HH.
Tracking gene expression during zebrafish osteoblast differentiation.
Dev Dyn. 2009 Feb;238(2):459-66.
Clément A, Wiweger M, von der Hardt S, Rusch MA, Selleck SB, Chien CB, Roehl HH.
Regulation of zebrafish skeletogenesis by ext2/dackel and papst1/pinscher.
PLoS Genet. 2008 Jul 25;4(7):e1000136.
Laue K, Daujat S, Crump JG, Plaster N, Roehl HH; Tübingen 2000 Screen Consortium, Kimmel CB, Schneider R, Hammerschmidt M.
The multidomain protein Brpf1 binds histones and is required for Hox gene expression and segmental identity.
Development. 2008 Jun;135(11):1935-46.
Knight RD, Mebus K, Roehl HH.
Mandibular arch muscle identity is regulated by a conserved molecular process during vertebrate development.
J Exp Zoolog B Mol Dev Evol. 2008 Jun 15;310(4):355-69.