Dr Victoria Hewitt

Victoria Hewitt

University position

EMBO Long-Term Fellow

Departments

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit

Home page

http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/...

Research Theme

Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience

Interests

I am investigating how interactions between mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum contribute to mitochondrial dynamics in neurons. I am using fruit flies as a model system to determine how perturbing these interactions contributes to neurodegenerative diseases.

Research Focus

Keywords

mitochondria

Drosophila

Endoplasmic reticulum

axonal transport

organelle interactions

Clinical conditions

Movement disorders

Parkinson's disease

Equipment

Confocal microscopy

Fluorescence microscopy

Immunohistochemistry

Microscopy

Collaborators

No collaborators listed

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