Anne K. Voss

My work focuses on a number of proteins that are critical for embryonic development as well as stem cell development and function. They are subject to genetic mutations, which cause leukaemia, solid tumours and birth defects.

These important proteins affect the manner, in which the genetic material is packaged in the cell nucleus. They have far-reaching consequences for the function of the genome, which is finely tuned during healthy development and adult life, but abnormal in cancer and other diseases.

We are investigating how these proteins function in health and disease.

BOK, BAX And BAK Proteins And Their Role In Apoptosis

Embryonic development is a fascinating process where a fertilized oocyte develops into a multicellular, adult organism. For more than 70 years, it was thought that many morphological changes we observe during embryogenic development were driven by apoptosis, a form of […]