Anna Motyl


  • BSc in Biological Sciences: Université Libre de Bruxelles  (2011-2015)
  • MScR in Biomedical Sciences: University of Edinburgh (2015-2016)
  • Research Assistant: Centre for Regenerative Medicine, with Prof Keisuke Kaji (2017)
  • PhD student in Precision Medicine: with Prof Tom Gillingwater (2017 - current)

Responsibilities & affiliations

Class representative for the 2017 cohort of the DTP in Precision Medicine

Current research interests

Spinal Muscular Atrophy and disease manifestation during mouse embryonic development

Past research interests

Using DamID to study transcription factor binding in mouse embryonic stem cells - lamin A, reprogramming and ageing / Cell cycle regulation of cortical neural progenitors / Creating a synthetic self patterning system of mammalian cells

Affiliated research centres

Project activity

I'm looking at disease manifestation of the motor neuron disease Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA) in mouse embryos. I'm taking a systemic approach, looking at several organs and using a range of techniques, from proteomics to broad anatomical characterisation.