Short CV/Education and training

Academic Positions Held

  • Since 2018 Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Umeå University, Sweden.

  • Since 2017
    Docent in Developmental Neuroscience, Umeå University, Sweden

  • 2009 – 2018
    Principle Investigator, Umeå University, Sweden

  • 2006 – 2009
    Associate Research Scientist, Columbia University, New York, USA

  • 2001 – 2006
    Postdoctoral Scientist, Columbia University, New York, USA

  • 1997 – 2001
    Postdoctoral Scientist, Umeå University, Sweden

Education and Degrees

  • 2017
    Docent in Developmental Neuroscience, Umeå University Sweden

  • 1997
    Ph.D. in Biochemistry, UWCC (now Cardiff University), UK

  • 1993
    B.Sc. hons in Biochemistry (first class), graduated top of class, UWCC (now Cardiff University), UK

Selected publications

  • Laumonnerie, C., Tong, Y.G., Alstermark, H., and Wilson, S.I.: Commissural Axonal Corridors Instruct Neuronal Migration in the Mouse Spinal Cord. Nature Communications, 2015; 6:7028. doi: 10.1038/ncomms8028.

  • Laumonnerie, C., da Silva, R.V., Kania, A., and Wilson, S.I. (2014) Netrin-1 and DCC signaling are required for confinement of central axons within the central nervous system. Development; 141(3): 594-603. Recommended on F1000prime: http://f1000.com/prime/718254818.

  • Kropp, M. and Wilson S.I. (2012) The expression profile of the tumor suppressor gene Lzts1 suggests a role in neuronal development. Developmental Dynamics; 241(5) 984-994.

  • Wilson, S. I., Shafer B. Lee K. & Dodd J: A Molecular Program for Contralateral Trajectory: Rig-1 Control by Lhx2 and Lhx9 Transcription Factors. Neuron; 59: 413-424, 2008.

  • Wilson, S. I., Rydström, A., Trimborn, T., Willert, K., Nusse, R., Jessell, T.M. & Edlund, T. (2001) The Status of Wnt Signalling Regulates Neural and Epidermal Fates in the Chick Embryo. Nature; 411: 325-330.



Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Editorial Board, Scientific Reports, Nature Publishing Group, since 2018

  • Chairperson: Swedish Developmental Biology Organisation, organisation number 817602-4753 (www.SWEDBO.se), since 2016

  • Secretary: Swedish Developmental Biology Organisation, organisation number 817602-4753 (www.SWEDBO.se), 2011 – 2016

Media coverage

  • Laumonnerie et al 2015 – Altmetric score of 102 (170821) – in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric and the top 2% of all scored articles of a similar age. https://www.altmetric.com/details/4010488

  • Article Written About Our Research: http://www.dana.org/News/Axons_Help_New_Neurons_Travel_During_Development/

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Other activities and achievements/family

  • Scientific Evaluations

  • Referee for a number of international scientific journals

  • Grant evaluation for the German Israeli foundation

Conference Organisation

  • Co-organizer of an international conference ‘Developmental Biology and Regeneration’ Stockholm, Sweden jointly organized by the Swedish, British, Finnish, Danish and Norweigin Developmental Biology orgainsations and representatives (planned for October 2017), 2017

  • Co-organizer of a national Swedish Developmental Biology Organization conference, Lund University, Sweden, 2016

  • Co-organizer of a national Swedish Developmental Biology Organization conference, Umeå University, Sweden, 2014

  • Co-organizer of a national Swedish Developmental Biology Organization conference, Stockholm University, Sweden, 2012

  • Co-organizer of three local Umeå Neural Network, mini symposiums, Umeå University, Sweden, 2010 – 2012

Teaching

  • Undergraduate, Masters and Graduate teaching in areas of Genetic Technology, Cell Biology, Developmental Biology and Physiology.


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