Professor Christine Holt FMedSci, FRS

  • College positions:
    Life Fellow
  • University positions:
    Professor of Developmental Neuroscience
  • Subjects: Natural Sciences


BSc in Biological Sciences (Sussex University), PhD in Zoology (King's College, London University)

Awards and Prizes

Elected Member of EMBO (2005), Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (2007), Fellow of the Royal Society (2009). Prize/Medal: Remedios Caro Almela Prize in Developmental Neurobiology (2011). The Ferrier Medal (2016), The Champalimaud Vision Award (2016), elected as an International Member of the National Academy of Sciences (2020).

Research interests

Wiring the brain. Axon guidance and mRNA-based mechanisms of axon navigation in the developing visual system. Neurodevelopmental disorders and nerve repair.

Teaching interests

Part I Neuroanatomy and Part II Neuroscience.

Other interests

Wildlife, walking, music, family