Steven Wilson, University College London (UK)

Steven Wilson, University College London (UK)

Professor of Developmental Genetics at the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology of UCL - University College London.

Steven Wilson member of Telethon scientific committeeSteven Wilson joined the Scientific and Medical Committee of Telethon in 2013.
Stephen W. Wilson received his BSc in Biological Sciences from University of Leicester in 1984 and his PhD in Neurobiology from the University of London in 1988. From 2002 he is Professor of Developmental Genetics at the Department of Cell and Developmental Biology of UCL - University College London. The primary aim of his research is to elucidate the mechanisms that underlie the development of the vertebrate forebrain. He studies the processes by which cells and tissues take shape, the signalling pathways that control cell migration and allocation of cell identity, the formation of neural circuits and the development of behavior.