Hovy Wong

Hovy Wong

University position

PhD student
Supervised by Chirstine Holt

Departments

Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience

Email

hwhw2@cam.ac.uk

Home page

http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/

Research Themes

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Developmental Neuroscience

Interests

The role of local translation in axonal branching and synaptogenesis

Research Focus

Keywords

Axonal Branching

Synaptogenesis

Xenopus

Retinotectal

Local translation

Clinical conditions

No direct clinical relevance

Equipment

Cell culture

Confocal microscopy

Immunohistochemistry

Microscopy

Recombinant protein expression

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

Associated News Items


    Publications

    2017

    Ströhl F, Lin JQ, Laine RF, Wong HH, Urbančič V, Cagnetta R, Holt CE, Kaminski CF. (2017), “Single Molecule Translation Imaging Visualizes the Dynamics of Local β-Actin Synthesis in Retinal Axons” Sci Rep. 7(1):709

    2016

    Konopacki FA, Wong HH, Dwivedy A, Bellon A, Blower MD, Holt CE (2016), “ESCRT-II controls retinal axon growth by regulating DCC receptor levels and local protein synthesis” Open Biol. 6 150218

    Roque CG, Wong HH, Lin JQ, Holt CE (2016), “Tumor protein Tctp regulates axon development in the embryonic visual system” Development 143: 1134-1148

    2013

    Fu AK, Hung KW, Wong HH, Fu WY, Ip NY (2013), “Cdk5 phosphorylates a component of the HDAC complex and regulates histone acetylation during neuronal cell death.” Neurosignals 21(1-2):55-60 Details