Jeremy Carlton

Jeremy Carlton

Senior Group Leader

I recieved a B.A. in Natural Sciences from Cambridge University and then a Ph.D from the University of Bristol, under the direction of Prof Pete Cullen. During this time, I examined membrane trafficking pathways regulated by the phosphoinositide-binding family of Sorting Nexins. After my Ph.D, I moved to the laboratory of Prof Juan Martin-Serrano in the Infectious Diseases department of King's College London to examine how the ESCRT-machinery is hijacked by HIV-1 to allow its release from infected cells. Here, as a Beit Memorial Research Fellow, I described a novel and unexpected role for the ESCRT-machinery in cytokinesis and characterised the involvement of ESCRT-III proteins in an Aurora-B regulated abscission checkpoint.

After my postdoc, I moved to the Division of Cancer Studies at King's College London as a Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow. In my new lab, we continue our focus on membrane trafficking machineries and have described a novel role for the ESCRT-machinery in rebuilding the nuclear envelope during cell division.

In 2017, I was awarded a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellowship and moved to the Francis Crick institute to continue our studies on membrane and organelle remodelling during cell division.

Qualifications and history

University of Cambridge, UK
B.A. in Natural Sciences
University of Bristol, UK
PhD in Biochemistry
King's College London, UK
Beit Memorial Research Fellow
King's College London, UK
Wellcome Trust Value in People award
King's College London, UK
Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and Group Leader
The Francis Crick Institute, London, UK
Secondment as Group Leader
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