Welcome Dr. Fredrik Hugosson to Whitney Laboratory

Welcome Dr. Fredrik Hugosson to Whitney Laboratory

Please welcome Dr. Fredrik Hugosson to Whitney Laboratory!

Fredrik is a molecular biologist whose main research interest is to understand cell signaling during development. He received his BSc and PhD in Molecular biology from UmeƄ University in Sweden under the supervision of Pr. Ruth H. Palmer. The main of focus of his research during his PhD has been cell signaling during embryo development and in cancer. More specifically to understand the Alk RTK signaling pathway in the fruit fly Drosophila melanogaster and in human cancer.

Fredrik joins the Martindale Lab as a Research Scholar and will be working with Dr. Martindale on cell fate specification in the cnidarian Nematostella vectensis.