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Dr Ah-Lai Law


• Senior Lecturer, University of Bedfordshire

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Randall Division, King’s College, London (UK). June 2012 to October 2019.

• Postdoctoral Research Associate, Institut de la Vision, Université Pierre et Marie Curie – Paris 6 (UPMC), Paris, France. November 2009 – June 2012

• PhD in Molecular Cell Biology, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London. November  2005 – June 2009

• Research Assistant, Institute of Ophthalmology, University College London. February 2004 – June 2009

• MSc and DIC in Infectious Diseases. Imperial College London. 2002 – 2003 

• BSc Biomedical Sciences (Honours), University of Manchester. 1999-2002


  • Carmona G, Perera U, Gillett C, Naba A, Law AL, Sharma VP, Wang J, Wyckoff J, Balsamo M, Mosis F, De Piano M, Monypenny J, Woodman N, McConnell RE, Mouneimne G, Van Hemelrijck M, Cao Y, Condeelis J, Hynes RO, Gertler FB, Krause M.  Lamellipodin promotes invasive 3D cancer cell migration via regulated interactions with Ena/VASP and SCAR/WAVE. Oncogene. 2016 Mar 21. doi: 10.1038/onc.2016.47


  • Ah-Lai Law, Célia Parinot, Jonathan Chatagnon, Basile Gravez, José-Alain Sahel, Shomi S Bhattacharya and Emeline F. Nandrot. Cleavage of Mer Tyrosine Kinase (MerTK) from the Cell Surface Contributes to the Regulation of Retinal Phagocytosis.J Biol Chem. 2014 Dec 23. pii: jbc.M114.628297

  • Ah-Lai Law, Anne Vehlow, Maria Kotini, Lauren Dodgson, Daniel Soong, Eric Theveneau, Cristian Bodo, Eleanor Taylor, Christel Navarro, Upamali Perera, Magdalene Michael, Graham A. Dunn, Daimark Bennett, Roberto Mayor, and Matthias Krause (2013). Lamellipodin and the Scar/WAVE complex cooperate to promote cell migration in vivo. J Cell Biol. 2013 Nov 25;203(4):673-89. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201304051. Epub 2013 Nov 18


  • Anne Vehlow, Daniel Soong, Gema Vizcay-Barrena, Cristian Bodo, Ah-Lai Law, Upamali Perera, and Matthias Krause (2013). Endophilin, Lamellipodin, and Mena cooperate to regulate F-actin-dependent EGF-receptor endocytosis. EMBO J. Oct 16;32(20):2722-34


  • Marcin Chlystun, Michelangelo Campanella, Ah-Lai Law, Michael R Duchen, Lux Fatimathas, Tim P. Levine, Volker Gerke and Stephen E. Moss (2013). Regulation of mitochondrial morphogenesis by annexin A6. PLoS One. 2013;8(1):e53774.


  • Ah-Lai Law and Emeline F Nandrot (2012). On Your Marks... Get Bound... Internalize! Adv Exp Med Biol, 723: 717-122


  • Ah-Lai Law, Qi Ling, Katherine A Hajjar, Clare Futter, John Greenwood, Peter Adamson, Silene T Wavre-Shapton, Stephen E Moss and Matthew J Hayes (2009).  Annexin A2 Regulates Phagocytosis of Photoreceptor Outer Segments in the Mouse Retina. Molecular Biology of the Cell, 20, 3896-3904

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