Lewis Wolpert, PhD

Developmental Biology
"Lewis Wolpert"

Lewis Wolpert CBE FRS FRSL (born 19 October 1929) is a developmental biologist, author, and broadcaster.
Wolpert was educated at the University of Witwatersrand (BSc), at Imperial College London, and at King's College London (PhD). As of 2010 he holds the position of Emeritus Professor of Biology as applied to Medicine in the Department of Anatomy and developmental biology at University College London.
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David Garrod grad student Cambridge University UK (Cell Biology Tree)
Nigel Holder grad student
James C. Smith grad student Francis Crick Institute
Stuart Gordon Clarkson grad student 1964-1967 King's College (Chemistry Tree)
Han Sung Jung grad student 1997 UCL (Evolution Tree)
Cheryll Tickle post-doc UCL (Evolution Tree)
Jonathan M. W. Slack post-doc (Cell Biology Tree)
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Lee HC, Hastings C, Oliveira NMM, et al. (2022) "Neighbourhood watch" model: embryonic epiblast cells assess positional information in relation to their neighbours. Development (Cambridge, England)
Wolpert L. (2018) From soil mechanics to chick development. The International Journal of Developmental Biology. 62: 35-41
Wolpert L. (2016) Positional Information and Pattern Formation. Current Topics in Developmental Biology. 117: 597-608
Wolpert L, Vicente C. (2015) An interview with Lewis Wolpert. Development (Cambridge, England). 142: 2547-8
Towers M, Wolpert L, Tickle C. (2012) Gradients of signalling in the developing limb. Current Opinion in Cell Biology. 24: 181-7
Wolpert L. (2011) Positional information and patterning revisited. Journal of Theoretical Biology. 269: 359-65
Wolpert L. (2010) Arms and the man: the problem of symmetric growth. Plos Biology. 8
Voiculescu O, Bertocchini F, Wolpert L, et al. (2007) The amniote primitive streak is defined by epithelial cell intercalation before gastrulation. Nature. 449: 1049-52
Kerszberg M, Wolpert L. (2007) Specifying positional information in the embryo: looking beyond morphogens. Cell. 130: 205-9
Tabin C, Wolpert L. (2007) Rethinking the proximodistal axis of the vertebrate limb in the molecular era. Genes & Development. 21: 1433-42
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