Prof Christoph Ballestrem PhD

Senior Lecturer

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1996, Diploma, University of Constance, Germany;

2000, PhD, University of Geneva, Switzerland;

2000-2001, Post doctoral fellow, Technical University of Dresden, Germany;

2001-2004, Postdoctoral fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel; supported by Feinberg Graduate School and Minerva fellowships;

2004-2007, Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, School of Biological Sciences, University of Manchester

2007-present, Lecturer, Faculty of Life Sciences, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell-Matrix Research, University of Manchester

Areas of expertise

  • Q Science (General) - Cell Biology, Cell Signalling, Cell Adhesion, Microscopy, Extracellular Matrix, Podocytes, Neurons

Research Networks and Beacons


  • Cell-Matrix Adhesion, Cell-Cell Adhesion, Extracellular Matrix, Integrins, Desmosomes, Cytoskeleton, Mechanotransduction, Matrix Sensing, Adhesion signalling, Fluorescence Microscopy

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