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Dr Julian Ng

Dr Julian Ng

Academic Visitor

Office Phone: 01223 (3)36681


  • Neuroanatomy
  • Volume Imaging
  • Image Visualisation
  • Electon Microscopy
  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Drosophila genetics
  • Imaging technologies
  • Fluorescence Light microscopy
  • Probe development

Key Publications

  1. Sutcliffe, B., Ng J, Auer, T.O., Pasche, M., Benton, R., Jefferis, G.S.X.E., Cachero, S. Second Generation Drosophila Chemical Tags: Sensitivity, Versatility and Speed. (2017) Genetics
  2. J Ng, Browning, A., Lechner, L., Terada, M., Howard, G., Jefferis, G.S.X.E. Genetically targeted 3D visualisation of Drosophila neurons under Electron Microscopy and X-Ray Microscopy using miniSOG. (2016) Scientific Reports 6:38863 DOI:10.1038/srep38863
  3. Kohl J, Ng J, Cachero S, Ciabatti, E, Dolan M-J, Sutcliffe B, Tozer, A, Ruehle, S, Krueger D, Frechter S, Branco, T, Tripodi, M, Jefferis GSXE. Ultra-fast tissue staining with chemical tags. (2014) Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA 111 (36), E3805-3814. DOI: 10.1073/pnas.1411087111

Other Publications

  1. Rallis, A., Lu. B. and Ng J. Molecular chaperones protect against JNK- and Nmnat-regulated axon degeneration in Drosophila. (2013) J. Cell Science Feb 1; 126, 838-49.

  2. J Ng. Wnt/PCP proteins regulate stereotyped axon branch extension in Drosophila. (2012) Development, Jan 1, 139, 165-177.

  1. Rallis, A., Moore, C. and Ng J. Signal strength and signal duration define two distinct aspects of JNK-regulated axon stability. (2010) Developmental Biology, 339, 65-77.

  2. J Ng. TGFbeta signals regulate axonal development through distinct Smad-independent mechanisms. (2008) Development, Dec 15, 135, 4025-35.

  3. J Ng. and Luo, L. Rho GTPases Regulate Axon Growth through Convergent and Divergent Signaling Pathways. (2004) Neuron 44(5): 779-793.

  4. Chihara, T., Kato, K., Taniguchi, M., Ng, J., Hayashi, S. Rac promotes epithelial cell rearrangement during tracheal tubulogenesis in Drosophila (2003) Development, Apr 1, 130, 1419-1428.

  5. Hakeda-Suzuki, S., Ng, J., Tzu, J., Dietzl, G., Sun, Y., Harms, M., Nardine, T., Luo, L., Dickson, B.J.. Rac function and regulation during Drosophila development. (2002) Nature, Mar 28, 416(6879), 438-42.

  6. J Ng, Nardine, T., Harms, M., Tzu, J., Goldstein, A., Sun, Y., Dietzl, G., Dickson, B.J., Luo, L. Rac GTPases control axon growth, guidance and branching. (2002) Nature, Mar 28, 416(6879), 442-7.