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Lees-Murdock, Diane Dr

Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences

Academic and Professional Qualifications

- 1997 B.Sc. (Hons) Biological Science (Biotechnology), University of Ulster
- 2001 Ph.D. in Molecular Pharmacology, University of Ulster


- 2004-2007 BBSRC-funded Post-doctoral Research Associate, UU Integrated Epigenetics (INTEP) Initiative
- 2000-2003 BBSRC-funded Post-doctoral Research Associate, UU Gene Technologies Underpinning Healthcare (GTUH) Initiative
- 1999-2001 Part-time Lecturer, UU School of Biomedical Sciences, University of Ulster
- 1995-1996 Research Assistant (Placement Year), UU Cancer and Ageing Research Group, University of Ulster

Research Interests

Lees-Murdock, Diane Dr


Dr Diane Lees Murdock
Lecturer in Molecular Cell Biology
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute


Room W1085
School of Biomedical Sciences
University of Ulster
Coleraine campus
Cromore Road
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

phone: +44 28 70123166

Lees-Murdock, Diane Dr - Publications

Number of items: 14.

Irwin, Rachelle, Pentieva, Kristina, Cassidy, Tony, McNulty, Helene, McLaughlin, Marian, Lees Murdock, Diane, Prasad, Girijesh and Walsh, Colum (2016) THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN DNA METHYLATION, FOLATE ANDNEUROCOGNITIVE DEVELOPMENT. Epigenomics, 3.

Rutledge, Charlotte E., Lau, Ho-Tak, Mangan, Hazel, Hardy, Linda L., Sunnotel, Olaf, Guo, Fan, MacNicol, Angus M., Walsh, Colum and Lees Murdock, Diane (2014) Efficient Translation of Dnmt1 Requires Cytoplasmic Polyadenylation and Musashi Binding Elements. PLoS ONE, 9 (2). pp. e88385.

O'Doherty, Alan M., Rutledge, Charlotte E., Sato, Shun, Thakur, Avinash, Lees Murdock, Diane, Hata, Kenichiro and Walsh, Colum (2011) DNA methylation plays an important role in promoter choice and protein production at the mouse Dnmt3L locus. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 356 (2). pp. 411-420.

Rutledge, CER, Lees Murdock, Diane and Walsh, Colum (2010) DNA Methylation in Development. In: Encyclopedia of Life Sciences. Wiley, pp. 1-12. ISBN 9780470015902

Lees Murdock, Diane, Lau, Ho-Tak, Castrillon, Diego H., De Felici, Massimo and Walsh, Colum (2008) DNA methyltransferase loading, but not de novo methylation, is an oocyte-autonomous process stimulated by SCF signalling. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 321 (1). pp. 238-250.

Lees Murdock, Diane and Walsh, Colum (2008) DNA methylation reprogramming in the germ line. EPIGENETICS, 3 (1). pp. 5-13.

Lees Murdock, Diane and Walsh, Colum (2008) DNA methylation reprogramming in the germ line. In: GENOMIC IMPRINTING. Springer Science + Business Media, LLC, New York, pp. 1-15. ISBN 9780387775753

Lees Murdock, Diane and Walsh, Colum (2006) Developmental regulation of DNA methyltransferases. In: Encyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics. Wiley, pp. 1-10. ISBN 9780470011539

Lees Murdock, Diane, Shovlin, TC, Gardiner, T, De Felici, M and Walsh, CP (2005) DNA methyltransferase expression in the mouse germ line during periods of de novo methylation. DEVELOPMENTAL DYNAMICS, 232 (4). pp. 992-1002.

Li, JY, Lees Murdock, Diane, Xu, GL and Walsh, Colum (2004) Timing of establishment of paternal methylation imprints in the mouse. GENOMICS, 84 (6). pp. 952-960.

Lees Murdock, Diane, McLoughlin, GA, McDaid, JR, Quinn, LM, O'Doherty, A, Hiripi, L, Hack, Catherine and Walsh, CP (2004) Identification of 11 pseudogenes in the DNA methyltransferase gene family in rodents and humans and implications for the functional loci. GENOMICS, 84 (1). pp. 193-204.

Lees Murdock, Diane, Clarke, J, Flatt, Peter, Barnett, YA and Barnett, CR (2004) Role of CYP2E1 in ketone-stimulated insulin release in pancreatic B-cells. BIOCHEMICAL PHARMACOLOGY, 67 (5). pp. 875-884.

Lees Murdock, Diane, Clarke, Jacqueline, Flatt, Peter R., Barnett, Yvonne A. and Barnett, Christopher R. (2004) Role of CYP2E1 in ketone-stimulated insulin release in pancreatic B-cells. Biochemical Pharmacology, 67 (5). pp. 875.

Lees Murdock, Diane, De Felici, M and Walsh, CP (2003) Methylation dynamics of repetitive DNA elements in the mouse germ cell lineage. GENOMICS, 82 (2). pp. 230-237.

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