Michael Clague

Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology

Our research is funded by The Royal Society, MRC, Wellcome Trust, Horizon 2020, Parkinsons UK and North West Cancer Research.

Our interests cover aspects of membrane trafficking (endocytosis, autophagy, mitochondrial dynamics) and cell signaling with a view to understanding mechanisms that lead to pathologies such as cancer and neurodegeneration (Parkinson's Disease). We have a strong interest in the deubiquitylase (DUB) family of enzymes. We contribute to drug discovery programmes in this area together with other academic centres and industry partners. My laboratory is co-directed with Sylvie Urbé.


Group members

Emma Rusilowicz-Jones, Erithelgi Bertsoulaki, Ailbhe Brazel, Anne Clancy, Hannah Elcocks, Svetlana Telnova, Francesca Frigenti, Francesco Barone, Hannah Glover, Katy McCarron, Liam Pollock, Joana Gomes-Neto, Georgia Guilbert, Ioanna Georgiou, Pei Yee Tey


Contact address

Department of  Molecular Physiology and Cell Signaling, Institute of Systems, Molecular and Integrative Biology, Crown Street, University of Liverpool,  L69 3GE, UK.


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