Life Sciences Research for Lifelong Health

Sarah Bell

Sarah completed her PhD. at University College London, before moving to The Howard Hughes Medical Institute at Stanford University as a postdoctoral fellow with Chris Goodnow working on the molecular events involved in B cell tolerance. Sarah returned to the Wellcome Trust Immunology Unit at the University of Cambridge to work with Doug Fearon before moving to The Babraham Institute in 1999. As a Senior Research Associate in Martin Turner’s group her main research focus is using conditional mutagenesis to investigate the role of RNA-binding proteins in immune function.

Latest Publications

Maintenance of the marginal-zone B cell compartment specifically requires the RNA-binding protein ZFP36L1.

Newman R, Ahlfors H, Saveliev A

Nature immunology
1529-2916: (2017)

PMID: 28394372

Cell cycle RNA regulons coordinating early lymphocyte development.

Galloway A, Turner M

Wiley interdisciplinary reviews. RNA
1757-7012: (2017)

PMID: 28231639

RNA-binding proteins mind the GAPs.

Turner M, Monzón-Casanova E

Nature immunology
18 1529-2916:146-148 (2017)

PMID: 28102216

The RNA-binding protein TTP is a global post-transcriptional regulator of feedback control in inflammation.

Tiedje C, Diaz-Muñoz MD, Trulley P

Nucleic acids research
1362-4962: (2016)

PMID: 27220464

RNA-binding proteins ZFP36L1 and ZFP36L2 promote cell quiescence.

Galloway A, Saveliev A, Łukasiak S

Science (New York, N.Y.)
352 1095-9203:453-9 (2016)

PMID: 27102483

MicroRNA-155 controls affinity-based selection by protecting c-MYC+ B cells from apoptosis.

Nakagawa R, Leyland R, Meyer-Hermann M

The Journal of clinical investigation
1558-8238: (2015)

PMID: 26657861

GIMAP1 Is Essential for the Survival of Naive and Activated B Cells In Vivo.

Webb LM, Datta P, Bell SE

Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950)
1550-6606: (2015)

PMID: 26621859

Generation of functionally distinct isoforms of PTBP3 by alternative splicing and translation initiation.

Tan LY, Whitfield P, Llorian M

Nucleic acids research
1362-4962: (2015)

PMID: 25940628

The RNA-binding protein HuR is essential for the B cell antibody response.

Diaz-Muñoz MD, Bell SE, Fairfax K

Nature immunology
16 1529-2916:415-25 (2015)

PMID: 25706746

Deletion of AU-Rich Elements within the Bcl2 3'UTR Reduces Protein Expression and B Cell Survival In Vivo.

Díaz-Muñoz MD, Bell SE, Turner M

PloS one
10 1932-6203:e0116899 (2015)

PMID: 25680182

PI3K Signaling in B Cell and T Cell Biology.

Okkenhaug K, Turner M, Gold MR

Frontiers in immunology
5 1664-3224:557 (2014)

PMID: 25404931