Adam Summerfield

United Kingdom

The role of the Myc-interacting zinc finger protein 1 (Miz-1) in regulation of quiescence and response to genotoxic stress of hematopoietic stem cells. (Pro Excellence Initiative - RegenerAging)

Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU) - Faculty of Biology and Pharmacy
Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU) - Institute of Biochemistry and Biophysics - CMB

First Supervisor:

Christian Kosan (Friedrich Schiller University Jena (FSU))

Co – Supervisor(s):

Karl Lenhard Rudolph (Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI))

Scientific CV


2013 – 2014      

MRes Biosciences, University College London

2010 – 2013       

BSc Biochemistry, University College London


Ablation of insulin-producing cells prevents obesity but not premature mortality caused by a high-sugar diet in Drosophila
Al Saud SN, Summerfield AC, Alic N
Proc Biol Sci 2015, 282(1800):20141720
Nutritional Programming of Lifespan by FOXO Inhibition on Sugar-Rich Diets.
Dobson AJ, Ezcurra M, Flanagan CE, Summerfield AC, Piper MD, Gems D, Alic N.
Cell Rep. 2017, 18(2):299-306