Dr Sarah Coy
Programme Manager, HeLEX
Before joining the team Sarah worked for the Department of Health’s secretariat, working closely with Policy colleagues to commission and monitor research. She also brings valuable experience of biological research to the HeLEX team, having attained a PhD in Developmental Biology and Genetics from the University of Sheffield, and conducted post-doctoral research at the University of Oxford investigating the mechanisms that regulate RNA stability in yeast.
Sarah provides research governance and support to the STEMBANCC project, facilitating the development of a regulatory framework and instigating best practice
The Sm complex is required for the processing of non-coding RNAs by the exosome.
Coy S. et al, (2013), PLoS One, 8
A novel Gli3 enhancer controls the Gli3 spatiotemporal expression pattern through a TALE homeodomain protein binding site.
Coy S. et al, (2011), Mol Cell Biol, 31, 1432 - 1443
Expression analysis of TALE family transcription factors during avian development.
Coy SE. and Borycki A-G., (2010), Dev Dyn, 239, 1234 - 1245
The exosome and heterochromatin: multilevel regulation of gene silencing.
Coy S. and Vasiljeva L., (2010), Adv Exp Med Biol, 702, 105 - 121