Joanna Bridger

Dr Joanna Bridger

Reader / Senior Tutor - Biosciences

Room: Heinz Wolff Building 132
Brunel University London
Uxbridge
UB8 3PH
United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1895 266272
Email: joanna.bridger@brunel.ac.uk

Responsibilities

Teaching responsibilities

  • Cellular Pathologies (Level 3)
  • Professional Skills (Level 2)
  • Final Year Projects (Level 3)
  • Masters dissertations (M-level)

Teaching / Supervision

Other responsibilities

Module coordinator

  • Genetics and Development (Level 2)
  • Clinical Cytogenetics (M-level)
  • Clinical Cytogenetics and Cancer

Research

Publications

Journal Papers

(2014)  Arican-Goktas, HD. , Ittiprasert, W. , Bridger, JM.  and Knight, M. , Differential spatial repositioning of activated genes in Biomphalaria glabrata snails infected with Schistosoma mansoni, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 8 (9)  : e3013- e3013 Download publication

(2014)  Knight, M. , Arican-Goktas, HD. , Ittiprasert, W. , Odoemelam, EC. , et al. , Schistosomes and snails: A molecular encounter, Frontiers in Genetics 5230 Download publication

(2014)  Bridger, JM. , Arican-Gotkas, HD. , Foster, HA. , Godwin, LS. , et al. , The non-random repositioning of whole chromosomes and individual gene loci in interphase nuclei and its relevance in disease, infection, aging, and cancer, Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology 773 263- 279 Download publication

(2013)  Foster, HA. , Estrada-Girona, G. , Themis, M. , Garimberti, E. , et al. , Relative proximity of chromosome territories influences chromosome exchange partners in radiation-induced chromosome rearrangements in primary human bronchial epithelial cells, Mutation Research - Genetic Toxicology and Environmental Mutagenesis 756 (1-2)  : 66- 77 Download publication

(2013)  Wazir, U. , Sharma, AK. , Mokbel, K. , Ahmed, MH. , et al. , The clinicopathological significance of lamin A/C, lamin B1 and lamin B receptor mRNA expression in human breast cancer, Cellular and Molecular Biology Letters 1- 17 Download publication

(2012)  Adema, CM. , Bayne, CJ. , Bridger, JM. , Knight, M. , et al. , Will all scientists working on snails and the diseases they transmit please stand up?, PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 6 (12)  : -  Download publication

(2012)  Foster, HA. , Griffin, DK.  and Bridger, JM. , Interphase chromosome positioning in in vitro porcine cells and ex vivo porcine tissues, BMC Cell Biology 1330 Download publication

(2011)  Bridger, JM. , Chromobility: the rapid movement of chromosomes in interphase nuclei., Biochem Soc Trans 39 (6)  : 1747- 1751 Download publication

(2011)  Bridger, JM. , Eskiw, CH. , Makarov, EM. , Tree, D.  and Kill, IR. , Progeria Research Day at Brunel University, Nucleus 2 (6)  : 1- 6

(2011)  Mehta, IS. , Arican, HD. , Eskiw, CH. , Kill, IR.  and Bridger, JM. , Farnesyltransferase inhibitor treatment restores chromosome territory positions and active chromosome dynamics in Hutchinson-Gilford Progeria syndrome cells., Genome Biology: biology for the post-genomic era 12 (8)  : R74 Download publication

(2011)  Knight, M. , Ittiprasert, W. , Odoemelam, EC. , Adema, CM. , et al. , Non-random organization of the Biomphalaria glabrata genome in interphase Bge cells and the spatial repositioning of activated genes in cells co-cultured with Schistosoma mansoni, International Journal for Parasitology 41 (1)  : 61- 70 Download publication

(2010)  Szczerbal, I.  and Bridger, JM. , Association of adipogenic genes with SC-35 domains during porcine adipogenesis, Chromosome Research: the international journal for all aspects of chromosome and nuclear biology 18 (8)  : 887- 895 Download publication

(2010)  Stimpson, KM. , Song, IY. , Jauch, A. , Holtgreve-Grez, H. , et al. , Telomere disruption results in non-random formation of De Novo dicentric chromosomes involving acrocentric human chromosomes, PLOS Genetics 6 (8)  : e1001061 Download publication

(2010)  Elcock, LS.  and Bridger, JM. , Exploring the relationship between interphase gene positioning, transcriptional regulation and the nuclear matrix., Biochem Soc Trans 38 (Pt 1)  : 263- 267 Download publication

(2010)  Mehta, IS. , Bridger, JM.  and Kill, IR. , Progeria, the nucleolus and farnesyltransferase inhibitors., Biochem Soc Trans 38 (Pt 1)  : 287- 291 Download publication

(2010)  Mehta, IS. , Amira, M. , Harvey, AJ.  and Bridger, JM. , Rapid chromosome territory relocation by nuclear motor activity in response to serum removal in primary human fibroblasts, Genome Biology 11 (1)  : R5 Download publication

(2009)  Odoemelam, E. , Raghavan, N. , Miller, A. , Bridger, JM.  and Knight, M. , Revised karyotyping and gene mapping of the Biomphalaria glabrata embryonic (Bge) cell line, International Journal for Parasitology 39 (6)  : 675- 681 Download publication

(2009)  Szczerbal, I. , Foster, HA.  and Bridger, JM. , The spatial repositioning of adipogenesis genes is correlated with their expression status in a porcine mesenchymal stem cell adipogenesis model system, Chromosoma: biology of the nucleus 118 (5)  : 647- 663

(2008)  Szczerbal, I. , Foster, HA.  and Bridger, JM. , Changes in gene position in interphase during porcine adipogenesis are correlated with changes in gene expression (Abstract), Chromosome Research 16 (7)  : 1033- 1034

(2008)  Elcock, LS.  and Bridger, JM. , Exploring the effects of a dysfunctional nuclear matrix, Biochemical Society Transactions 36 (Part 6)  : 1378- 1383

(2008)  Volpi, EV.  and Bridger, JM. , FISH glossary: an overview of the fluorescence in situ hybridization technique, BioTechniques 45 (4)  : 385- 409

(2008)  Mehta, IS. , Elcock, LS. , Amira, M. , Kill, IR.  and Bridger, JM. , Nuclear motors and nuclear structures containing A-type lamins and emerin: is there a functional link?, Biochemical Society Transactions 36 (Part 6)  : 1384- 1388

(2008)  Meaburn, KJ. , Newbold, RF.  and Bridger, JM. , Positioning of human chromosomes in murine cell hybrids according to synteny, Chromosoma 117 (6)  : 579- 591 Download publication

(2008)  Beard, GS. , Bridger, JM. , Kill, IR.  and Tree, DR. , Towards a Drosophila model of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome, Biochemical Society Transactions 36 (Part 6)  : 1389- 1392

(2007)  Mehta, IS. , Figgitt, M. , Clements, CS. , Kill, IR.  and Bridger, JM. , Alterations to nuclear architecture and genome behavior in senescent cells, Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 1100 (Biogerontology Mechanisms and Interventions)  : 250- 263

(2007)  Foster, HA. , Stokes, P. , Forsey, K. , Leese, HJ.  and Bridger, JM. , Lamins A and C are present in the nuclei of early porcine embryos, with lamin A being distributed in large intranuclear foci, Chromosome Research 15 (2)  : 163- 174

(2007)  Meaburn, KJ. , Cabuy, E. , Bonne, G. , Levy, N. , et al. , Primary laminopathy fibroblasts display altered genome organization and apoptosis, Aging Cell 6 (2)  : 139- 153

(2007)  Bridger, JM. , Foeger, N. , Kill, IR.  and Herrmann, H. , The nuclear lamina. Both a structural framework and a platform for genome organization, FEBS Journal 274 (6)  : 1354- 1361

(2005)  Meaburn, KJ. , Levy, N. , Toniolo, D.  and Bridger, JM. , Chromosome positioning is largely unaffected in lymphoblastoid cell lines containing emerin or A-type lamin mutations, Biochemical Society Transactions 33 (Part 6)  : 1438- 1440 Download publication

(2005)  Foster, HA. , Abeydeera, LR. , Griffin, DK.  and Bridger, JM. , Non-random chromosome positioning in mammalian sperm nuclei, with migration of the sex chromosomes during late spermatogenesis, Journal of Cell Science 118 (9)  : 1811- 1820 Download publication

(2005)  Foster, HA.  and Bridger, JM. , The genome and the nucleus: A marriage made by evolution - Genome organisation and nuclear architecture, Chromosoma 114 (4)  : 212- 229

(2005)  Meaburn, KJ. , Parris, CN.  and Bridger, JM. , The manipulation of chromosomes by mankind: The uses of microcell-mediated chromosome transfer, Chromosoma 114 (4)  : 263- 274

(2004)  Bridger, JM.  and Kill, IR. , Aging of Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome fibroblasts is characterised by hyperproliferation and increased apoptosis, Experimental Gerontology 39 (5)  : 717- 724 Download publication

(2004)  Bridger, JM. , Mammalian artificial chromosomes: modern day feats of engineering - Isambard Kingdom Brunel style, Cytogenetic and Genome Research 107 (1-2)  : 5- 8

(2001)  Vaughan, OA. , Alvarez-Reyes, M. , Bridger, JM. , Broers, JLV. , et al. , Both emerin and lamin C depend on lamin A for localization at the nuclear envelope, Journal of Cell Science 114 (14)  : 2577- 2590 Download publication

(2001)  Sullivan, GJ. , Bridger, JM. , Cuthbert, AP. , Newbold, RF. , et al. , Human acrocentric chromosomes with transcriptionally silent nucleolar organiser regions associate with nucleoli, European Molecular Biology Organization 20 (11)  : 2867- 2877 Download publication

(2001)  Boyle, S. , Gilchrist, S. , Bridger, JM. , Mahy, NL. , et al. , The spatial organization of human chromosomes within the nuclei of normal and emerin-mutant cells, Human Molecular Genetics 10 (3)  : 211- 219 Download publication

Book Chapters

(2010)  Odoemelam, EC. , Raghavan, N. , Ittiprasert, W. , Miller, A. , et al. , FISH on chromosomes derived from the snail model organism biomphalaria glabrata. In: Bridger, JM.  and Volpi, EV.  eds. Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Springer (659)

(2007)  Knight, M. , Bridger, JM. , Ittiprasert, W. , Odoemelam, E. , et al. , Mobile genetic elements in metazoan parasites. In: Brindley, PJ.  ed. Mobile genetic elements in metazoan parasites. Landes Bioscience -  Download publication

Books

(2010)  Bridger, JM.  and Volpi, EV. , Fluorescence in situ hybridization (FISH). Springer

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