University of Hertfordshire

Dr Helen Foster

Senior Lecturer

Helen Foster

Dr Helen Foster

Senior Lecturer

Postal address:
University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
United Kingdom

Publications

  1. 2021
  2. A Comparison of Different Approaches for Characterizing Microplastics in Selected Personal Care Products

    Renner, K. O., Foster, H. A., Routledge, E. J. & Scrimshaw, M. D., 5 Apr 2021, (E-pub ahead of print) In: Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  3. Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization on DNA Halo Preparations to Reveal Whole Chromosomes, Telomeres and Gene Loci

    Godwin, L. S., Bridger, J. M. & Foster, H., 4 Mar 2021, In: Journal of Visualised Experiments. 169, 22 p., e62017.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  4. 2020
  5. Senescence and the Genome

    Bridger, J. M. & Foster, H., 2020, Human Interphase Chromosomes: Biomedical Aspects. Iourov, I., Yurov, Y. & Vorsanova, S. (eds.). 2nd ed. Switzerland: Springer, p. 87-106 19 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

  6. 2019
  7. Deletions of Chromosome 7q Affect Nuclear Organization and HLXB9Gene Expression in Hematological Disorders.

    Federico, C., Owoka, T., Ragusa, D., Sturiale, V., Caponnetto, D., Leotta, C. G., Bruno, F., Foster, H., Rigamonti, S., Giudici, G., Cazzaniga, G., Bridger, J., Sisu, C., Saccone, S. & Tosi, S., 25 Apr 2019, In: Cancers. 11, 4, 19 p., 585.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  8. 2016
  9. Visualizing the Spatial Relationship of the Genome with the Nuclear Envelope Using Fluorescence In Situ Hybridization

    Clements, C. S., Bikkul, U., Ahmed, M. H., Foster, H. A., Godwin, L. S. & Bridger, J. M., 2016, The Nuclear Envelope. Vol. 1411. p. 387-406 20 p. (Methods in Molecular Biology).

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)peer-review

  10. 2015
  11. The Consequences of Replicating in the Wrong Orientation: Bacterial Chromosome Duplication without an Active Replication Origin

    Dimude, J. U., Stockum, A., Midgley-Smith, S. L., Upton, A. L., Foster, H. A., Khan, A., Saunders, N. J., Retkute, R. & Rudolph, C. J., 3 Nov 2015, In: MBio. 6, 6, p. e01294-15

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  12. 2014
  13. The non-random repositioning of whole chromosomes and individual gene loci in interphase nuclei and its relevance in disease, infection, aging, and cancer

    Bridger, J. M., Arican-Gotkas, H. D., Foster, H. A., Godwin, L. S., Harvey, A., Kill, I. R., Knight, M., Mehta, I. S. & Ahmed, M. H., 2014, In: Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology. 773, p. 263-79 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  14. 2013
  15. Relative proximity of chromosome territories influences chromosome exchange partners in radiation-induced chromosome rearrangements in primary human bronchial epithelial cells

    Foster, H. A., Estrada-Girona, G., Themis, M., Garimberti, E., Hill, M. A., Bridger, J. M. & Anderson, R. M., 30 Aug 2013, In: Mutation research. 756, 1-2, p. 66-77 12 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  16. The human myometrium differentially expresses mTOR signalling components before and during pregnancy: evidence for regulation by progesterone

    Foster, H. A., Davies, J., Pink, R. C., Turkcigdem, S., Goumenou, A., Carter, D. R., Saunders, N. J., Thomas, P. & Karteris, E., 26 Mar 2013, (E-pub ahead of print) In: The Journal of steroid biochemistry and molecular biology. 139, p. 166-72 7 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  17. The zinc cluster protein Sut1 contributes to filamentation in Saccharomyces cerevisiae

    Foster, H. A., Cui, M., Naveenathayalan, A., Unden, H., Schwanbeck, R. & Höfken, T., Feb 2013, In: Eukaryotic Cell. 12, 2, p. 244-53 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  18. Hypersensitivity of BRCA1 Heterozygote Lymphoblastoid Cells to Gamma Radiation and PARP Inhibitors.

    Bourton, E., Foster, H., Plowman, PN., Harvey, A. & Parris, C., 2013, In: Journal of Genetic Syndromes and Gene Therapy. 4, 5

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  19. 2012
  20. Interphase chromosome positioning in in vitro porcine cells and ex vivo porcine tissues

    Foster, H. A., Griffin, D. K. & Bridger, J. M., 15 Nov 2012, In: European journal of cell biology. 13, p. 30

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  21. 2011
  22. Expression of membrane and nuclear progesterone receptors in two human placental choriocarcinoma cell lines (JEG-3 and BeWo): Effects of syncytialization

    Zachariades, E., Foster, H., Goumenou, A., Thomas, P., Rand-Weaver, M. & Karteris, E., 23 Mar 2011, In: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 27, 6, p. 767-74 8 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  23. 2010
  24. Congenital imperforate hymen with hydrocolpos and hydronephrosis associated with severe hydramnios and increase of maternal ovarian steroidogenic enzymes

    Karteris, E., Foster, H., Karamouti, M. & Goumenou, A., Jun 2010, In: Journal of pediatric and adolescent gynecology. 23, 3, p. 136-41 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  25. Internalisation of membrane progesterone receptor-α after treatment with progesterone: Potential involvement of a clathrin-dependent pathway

    Foster, H., Reynolds, A., Stenbeck, G., Dong, J., Thomas, P. & Karteris, E., 1 Jan 2010, In: Molecular informatics. 3, 1, p. 27-35 9 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  26. Expression of mTOR and downstream signalling components in the JEG-3 and BeWo human placental choriocarcinoma cell lines

    Mparmpakas, D., Zachariades, E., Foster, H., Kara, A., Harvey, A., Goumenou, A. & Karteris, E., Jan 2010, In: Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 25, 1, p. 65-9 5 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  27. Fluorescence in situ hybridization on early porcine embryos

    Foster, H. A., Sturmey, R. G., Stokes, P. J., Leese, H. J., Bridger, J. M. & Griffin, D. K., 2010, In: Methods in Molecular Biology. 659, p. 427-36 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  28. 2009
  29. The spatial repositioning of adipogenesis genes is correlated with their expression status in a porcine mesenchymal stem cell adipogenesis model system

    Szczerbal, I., Foster, H. A. & Bridger, J. M., Oct 2009, In: Chromosoma. 118, 5, p. 647-63 17 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  30. 2007
  31. 2005
  32. The genome and the nucleus: a marriage made by evolution. Genome organisation and nuclear architecture

    Foster, H. A. & Bridger, J. M., Sep 2005, In: Chromosoma. 114, 4, p. 212-29 18 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview articlepeer-review

  33. Non-random chromosome positioning in mammalian sperm nuclei, with migration of the sex chromosomes during late spermatogenesis

    Foster, H. A., Abeydeera, L. R., Griffin, D. K. & Bridger, J. M., 1 May 2005, In: Journal of Cell Science. 118, Pt 9, p. 1811-20 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

  34. Mapping of the porcine serine carboxypeptidase vitellogenic-like gene (CPVL) to chromosome 18

    Robertson, L., Williamson, S. L., Mégy, K., Foster, H., Blott, S. C., Griffin, D. K. & Rocha, D., Apr 2005, In: Animal genetics. 36, 2, p. 160-1 2 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review