C Mulas

Carla Mulas

2011 - 2014

Studentship Details


Dates of Study: Oct 2011 - Sept 2014

PhD Supervisor: Prof Austin Smith

Studentship Sponsor: BBSRC

Thesis TitleMolecular characterisation of the initiating events in embryonic stem cell lineage choice


Post PhD

Since October 2014, Carla has been working as a Research Associate with Dr Jenny Nichols at the Stem Cell Institute, University of Cambridge.

Plain English

Embryonic Stem Cells have the capacity to differentiate to cells of all lineages. My work focuses on understanding the initiating events in lineage choice.

Key Publications

  1. Le Bin G C, Munoz-Descalzo S and Kurowski A, Leitch H, Lou X, Mansfield W. Etienne-Dumeau C, Grabole N, Mulas C, Niwa H, Hadjantonakis AK, Nichols J (2014). Oct4 is required for lineage priming in the developing inner cell mass of the mouse blastocyst. Development, 2014 vol. 141 (5) pp. 1001-10.
  2. Leitch HG, Nichols J, Humphreys P, Mulas C, Martello G, Lee C, Jones K, Surani MA, Smith A. Rebuilding pluripotency from primordial germ cells. Stem Cell Reports, 2013 vol. 1 (1) pp. 66-78.

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