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About NUI Galway
About NUI Galway
Since 1845, NUI Galway has been sharing the highest quality teaching and research with Ireland and the world. Find out what makes our University so special – from our distinguished history to the latest news and campus developments.
Colleges & Schools
Colleges & Schools
NUI Galway has earned international recognition as a research-led university with a commitment to top quality teaching across a rang of key areas of expertise.
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Guiding Breakthrough Research at NUI Galway
We explore and facilitate commercial opportunities for the research community at NUI Galway, as well as facilitating industry partnership.
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At NUI Galway, we believe that the best learning takes place when you apply what you learn in a real world context. That's why many of our courses include work placements or community projects.
Prof Uri Frank PHD
Peer Reviewed Journals
|Kanska, J,Frank, U (2013) 'New roles for Nanos in neural cell fate determination revealed by studies in a cnidarian'. Journal Of Cell Science, 126 :3192-3203. [DOI] [Details]|
|Plickert G, Frank U, Müller WA (2012) 'Hydractinia, a pioneering model for stem cell biology and reprogramming of somatic cells to pluripotency'. International Journal Of Developmental Biology, . [Details]|
|Duffy DJ, Millane RC, Frank U (2012) 'A heat shock protein and Wnt signaling crosstalk during axial patterning and stem cell proliferation'. Developmental Biology, 362 (2):271-281. [Details]|
|Millane, RC,Kanska, J,Duffy, DJ,Seoighe, C,Cunningham, S,Plickert, G,Frank, U (2011) 'Induced stem cell neoplasia in a cnidarian by ectopic expression of a POU domain transcription factor'. Development, 138 :2429-2439. [DOI] [Details]|
|Duffy, DJ,Frank, U (2011) 'Modulation of COUP-TF Expression in a Cnidarian by Ectopic Wnt Signalling and Allorecognition'. Plos One, 6 . [DOI] [Details]|
|Mali B, Millane RC, Plickert G, Frohme M, Frank U (2011) 'A polymorphic, thrombospondin-containing lectin is an oocyte marker in Hydractinia: implications for germ cell specification and sex determination'. Int J Dev Biol , 55 :103-108. [DOI] [Details]|
|Soza-Ried, J,Hotz-Wagenblatt, A,Glatting, KH,del Val, C,Fellenberg, K,Bode, HR,Frank, U,Hoheisel, JD,Frohme, M (2010) 'The transcriptome of the colonial marine hydroid Hydractinia echinata'. Febs Journal, 277 :197-209. [DOI] [Details]|
|Kunzel, T,Heiermann, R,Frank, U,Muller, W,Tilmann, W,Bause, M,Nonn, A,Helling, M,Schwarz, RS,Plickert, G (2010) 'Migration and differentiation potential of stem cells in the cnidarian Hydractinia analysed in eGFP-transgenic animals and chimeras'. Developmental Biology, 348 :120-129. [DOI] [Details]|
|Duffy, DJ,Plickert, G,Kuenzel, T,Tilmann, W,Frank, U (2010) 'Wnt signaling promotes oral but suppresses aboral structures in Hydractinia metamorphosis and regeneration'. Development, 137 :3057-3066. [DOI] [Details]|
|Frank U, Plickert G, Müller WA (2009) 'Cnidarian interstitial cells: the dawn of stem cell research'. Stem cells in marine organismsr, . [Details]|
|Muller, W,Frank, U,Teo, R,Mokady, O,Guette, C,Plickert, G (2007) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: ectopic heads and giant buds induced by GSK-3 beta inhibitors'. International Journal Of Developmental Biology, 51 :211-220. [DOI] [Details]|
|Frank U (2007) 'The evolution of a malignant dog'. Evol & Dev , 9 (6):521-522. [Details]|
|Mohrlen, F,Maniura, M,Plickert, G,Frohme, M,Frank, U (2006) 'Evolution of astacin-like metalloproteases in animals and their function in development'. Evolution & Development, 8 :223-231. [Details]|
|Brickner, I,Oren, U,Frank, U,Loya, Y (2006) 'Energy integration between the solitary polyps of the clonal coral Lobophyllia corymbosa'. Journal Of Experimental Biology, 209 :1690-1695. [DOI] [Details]|
|Plickert, G,Jacoby, V,Frank, U,Muller, WA,Mokady, O (2006) 'Wnt signaling in hydroid development: Formation of the primary body axis in embryogenesis and its subsequent patterning'. Developmental Biology, 298 :368-378. [DOI] [Details]|
|Mali B, Soza-Ried J, Frohme M, Frank U (2006) 'Structural but not functional conservation of an immune molecule: a tachylectin-like gene in Hydractinia'. DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY, 30 (3):275-281. [Details]|
|Teo, R,Mohrlen, F,Plickert, G,Muller, WA,Frank, U (2006) 'An evolutionary conserved role of Wnt signaling in stem cell fate decision'. Developmental Biology, 289 :91-99. [DOI] [Details]|
|Mali B. Frank U. (2004) 'Hydroid TNF-receptor-associated factor (TRAF) and its splice variant: a role in development'. MOLECULAR IMMUNOLOGY, 41 (4):377-384. [Details]|
|Muller W.A. Teo R. Frank U. (2004) 'Totipotent migratory stem cells in a hydroid'. DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY, 275 (1):215-224. [Details]|
|Mali B, Möhrlen F, Frohme M, Frank U (2004) 'A putative double role of a chitinase in a cnidarian: pattern formation and immunity'. DEVELOPMENTAL AND COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY, 28 (10):973-981. [Details]|
|Guduric-Fuchs J. Mohrlen F. Frohme M. Frank U. (2004) 'A fragile X mental retardation-like gene in a cnidarian'. GENE, 343 (2):231-238. [Details]|
|Gild S, Frank U, Mokady O (2003) 'Allogeneic interactions in Hydractinia: is the transitory chimera beneficial?'. Int J Dev Biol, 47 :433-437. [Details]|
|Fuchs M, Mokady O, Frank U (2002) 'The ontogeny of allorecognition in a colonial hydroid and the fate of early established chimeras'. Int J Dev Biol , 46 (5):699-704. [Details]|
|Frank U, Mokady O (2002) 'Coral biodiversity and evolution recent molecular contributions'. Can J Zool, 80 (10):1723-1734. [Details]|
|Frank U, Leitz T, Müller WA (2001) 'The hydroid, Hydractinia: a versatile, informative cnidarian representative '. BioEssays, 23 (10):963-971. [Details]|
|Frank U, Rinkevich B (2001) 'Alloimmune memory is absent in the Red Sea hydrocoral Millepora dichotoma'. J Exp Zool , 291 :25-29. [Details]|
|Kanska, J; Frank, U (2013) 'Novel roles for Nanos in neural cell fate determination revealed by studies in a cnidarian' Journal of Cell Science . [Details]|
|Schnitzler, CE,Sanders, SM,Plickert, G,Seoighe, C,Buss, L,Wolfsberg, TG,Nicotra, M,Mullikin, JC,Cartwright, P,Frank, U,Baxevanis, AD (2014) A Tale of Two Hydractinia Genomes: Comparative Genomics of Two Sister Hydrozoan Species. Abstract [Details]|
|Frank, U (2007) The evolution of a malignant dog. Editorial [Details]|