Prof. Julia Edgar
Julia did her undergraduate degree in Neuroscience at the University of Edinburgh, spending 3rd year at the University of California, San Diego. She completed her PhD in David Price’s lab at the University of Edinburgh, funded by a Wellcome Trust Prize Studentship. Afterwards she joined Ian Griffiths’ lab at the University of Glasgow, where she was introduced to myelin research and electron microscopy.
She obtained a Multiple Sclerosis Society Fellowship in 2005 and was appointed Lecturer in Neuroscience at the University of Glasgow in 2009. In 2011 she joined Klaus Nave’s lab at the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine in Goettingen, Germany, where she spent two years as a staff scientist. She returned to the University of Glasgow and restarted her lab in 2015, in the Institute of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation.