Elucidating the role of Sox9 in cell fate acquisition of neural crest progenitors in the dorsal root ganglia


Grant Data
Project Title
Elucidating the role of Sox9 in cell fate acquisition of neural crest progenitors in the dorsal root ganglia
Principal Investigator
Dr Cheung, Martin Chi Hang   (Principal investigator)
Co-Investigator(s)
Professor Sham Mai Har   (Co-Investigator)
Dr Lui Vincent Chi Hang   (Co-Investigator)
Duration
36
Start Date
2015-11-01
Completion Date
2018-10-31
Amount
901852
Conference Title
Presentation Title
Keywords
neural crest progenitors, Sox9, ngn2, dorsal root ganglia, Sox10
Discipline
Developmental Biology
Panel
Biology and Medicine (M)
Sponsor
RGC General Research Fund (GRF)
HKU Project Code
17110715
Grant Type
General Research Fund (GRF)
Funding Year
2015/2016
Status
On-going
Objectives
2 Assess the impact of gain and loss of Sox9 function on neural crest progenitor maintenance and lineage determination 3 Elucidate the molecular events regulated by Sox9 in determining sensory neuron versus satellite glial cell fate.