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Postgraduate School of Life Sciences

 

Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Dr David Adams
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: da1@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Experimental cancer genetics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/adams-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Maria Alcolea
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: mpa28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epithelial Cell Fate and Plasticity
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/alcolea
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Antonis Antoniou
Department: Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email: aca20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genetic epidemiology, cancer risk modelling, genetic epidemiology of BRCA1, BRCA2 and other cancer susceptibility genes
Website: http://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/centre-for-cancer-genetic-epidemiology-...
Themes: Cancer, Epidemiology and Public Health, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Margaret Ashcroft
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: m.ashcroft@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular cell biology
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ashcroft/
Themes: Cancer, Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Tristan Barrett
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: tb507@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Prostate cancer Imaging Genito-urinary Radiology
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Sam Behjati
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: sb31@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genomics and single cell transcriptomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/behjati-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mariann Bienz
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: mb2@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular Mechanism of Wnt signalling and cancer
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-bienz
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Giulia Biffi
Department: Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Email: Giulia.Biffi@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pancreatic Cancer
Website: https://biffilab.wordpress.com/our-team/
Themes: Cancer
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Jamie Blundell
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: jrb75@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary dynamics of cancer a disease of somatic evolution in our tissues.
Website: https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/our-research/blundell
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Boemo
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: mb915@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developing computational methods that show how dysregulation or faults in cell cycle mechanisms can result in cancer
Website: https://www.boemogroup.org/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah Bohndiek
Department: Department of Physics / Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute
Email: seb53@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Optical molecular imaging for early cancer detection
Website: www.bohndieklab.org
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Louise Boyle
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: lhb22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Antigen presentation to cells of the immune system
Website: www.teamtapbpr.co.uk
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor John Bradley
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: jrb1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Regulation and function of death receptors in the microvasculature; factors influencing access to treatment and outcomes for patients with chronic kidney disease
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/bradley/
Themes: Cancer, Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Infection and Immunity
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Andrea Brand
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: a.brand@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cells to synapses: regulation of self-renewal and differentiation in the nervous system
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brand
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor James Brenton
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: james.brenton@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ovarian cancer prognostic markers predictive markers bioinformaticsexpression profiling clinical trial design using molecular end points
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/brenton-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Kevin Brindle
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: kmb1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular imaging in Cancer
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/brindle-group
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Guy Brown
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: gcb3@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Microglia, neuroinflammation & neurodegeneration
Website: www.microglia.info/guybrown
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Neil Burnet
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: ngb21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Advanced radiotherapy techniques stereotactic radiotherapy radiosurgery intensity-modulated radiotherapy primary brain tumours
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/burnet.html
Themes: Cancer
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Carlos Caldas
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Carlos.Caldas@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Breast cancer; genomics proteomics metabolomics and bioinformatics
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/caldas-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter Campbell
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: pc8@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genetics and genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/campbell-peter
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Jason Carroll
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: jason.carroll@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nuclear receptor transcription
Website: http://www.carroll-lab.org.uk/
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mike  Chapman
Department: Department of Haematology (NHSBT)
Email: mac54@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Myeloma and normal lymphoid biology
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-mike-chapman-2/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Murray Clarke
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Cardiovascular Medicine)
Email: mchc2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Novel mechanisms that induce vascular inflammation; particularly IL-1 family members and inflammasomes
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clarke/
Themes: Cancer, Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Menna Clathworthy
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: mrc38@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Tissue immunity in health and disease
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clatworthy/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Francesco Colucci
Department: Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Email: fc287@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Immune cells at the fetal maternal interface; Control of tumour growth by immunity; Cell transplantation
Website: https://www.obgyn.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-francesco-colucci/
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Infection and Immunity, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Simon Cook
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: simon.cook@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Regulation of MAP and SAPK pathways and their role in cell proliferation apoptosis and oncogenesis
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/simon-cook
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Isidro Cortes-Ciriano
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: icortes@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer Genomics
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/cortes-ciriano
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Pau Creixell
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: pau.creixell@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer Signaling and Therapeutics
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/creixell-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mireia Crispin
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: mc973@cam.ac.uk
Topic: We use machine learning and computational data integration models to understand cancer on multiple scales, from medical imaging down to molecular profiles
Website: https://micrisor.github.io/
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ana Cvejic
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: as889@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental Haematopoiesis
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-ana-cvejic/
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Pier Paolo D'Avino
Department: Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email: ppd21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Regulation and mechanics of cell division and its de-regulation in cancer cells
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/paolo-davino
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marc de la Roche
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: mad58@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncogenic Wnt signaling in cancer
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/delaroche
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Maike de la Roche
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Maike.DeLaRoche@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the role of the Hedgehog signalling pathway in the adaptive anti-tumour response
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/de-la-roche-group
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ming-Qing Du
Department: Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email: mqd20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Lymphomagenesis; molecular pathology in diagnosis and prognosis
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ming-du
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alison Dunning
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: amd24@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Common low-penetrance risk factors for breast cancer
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/dunning.html
Themes: Cancer, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Helena Earl
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: hme22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical and translational research breast and ovarian cancers sarcomas
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/earl.html
Themes: Cancer
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Douglas Easton
Department: Department of Public Health and Primary Care (Department of Oncology)
Email: dfe20@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic epidemiology (especially cancer) and statistical genetics
Website: http://www.srl.cam.ac.uk/genepi/index.html
Themes: Cancer, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Edgar
Department: Department of Pathology (Division of Immunology)
Email: je333@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Membrane trafficking; MHC Class II antigen presentation
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-edgar
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Tim Eisen
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: tgqe2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical and translational research management of Renal Cancer Lung Cancer and Pre-malignant Lung Disease
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/eisen.html
Themes: Cancer, Epidemiology and Public Health
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Gerard Evan
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: gie20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Using Switchable Mouse Genetic Models to Validate Therapeutic Cancer Targets
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/evan.html
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Christine Farr
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: cjf1004@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Chromosome biology centromeres topoisomerase II
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-farr
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr David Fernandez-Antoran
Department: The Gurdon Institute
Email: df336@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell competition and radiation biology
Website: https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/fernandez-antoran
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jasmin Fisher
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: jf416@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Executable Biology
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/fisher
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: rcf29@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Lead for Early Cancer Detection Programme. Ownb research group on developing new approaches for early detection of oesophageal and gastric cancer based on understanding how the cancer develops and evolves.
Website: https://www.earlydetectioncambridge.org.uk/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Oliver Florey
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: oliver.florey@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Autophagy (self eating) macroendocytosis (digestion of extracellular material) and entosis (a recently discovered form of cell cannibalism)
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/oliver-florey
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ferdia  Gallagher
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: fag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncological Imaging Biomarkers Hyperpolarised 13C MRI
Website: https://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mathew Garnett
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mg12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Translational Cancer Genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/garnett-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Fanni Gergely
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: fanni.gergely@cancer.org.uk
Topic: The role of cytoskeleton in cell division and polarity
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/gergely-group
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Moritz Gerstung
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: moritz.gerstung@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/gerstung
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Olivier Giger
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: otg22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumour, Colorectal Cancer, Hereditary Cancer Syndromes, Brain Cancer
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/olivier-giger
Themes:
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Fiona Gilbert
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: fjg28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Breast and Oncology Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Richard.Gilbertson@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the cellular and molecular origins of brain tumours with the aim of developing new cancer cures
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/gilbertson-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Glover
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: dmg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mitotic protein kinases centrosomes microtubule associated proteins
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-glover
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Bertie Gottgens
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: bg200@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Blood development, blood stem cells, leukaemia
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/gottgens
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Tony Green
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: arg1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Haematopoietic stem cells/leukemia
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Halim
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Tim.Halim@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer immunology - the role of innate lymphoid cells
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/halim-group
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Greg Hannon
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Greg.Hannon@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biological functions and mode of actions of non-coding RNAs in normal development and cancer with particular focus on technology development
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hannon-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Brian Hendrich
Department: Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: bdh24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transcriptional control of stem cell fate
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/hendrich
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Daniel Hodson
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: djh1002@cam.ac.uk
Topic: B lymphocyte development and malignant transformation towards leukaemia
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-daniel-hodson/
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Jon Houseley
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: jon.houseley@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms by which cells adapt to their environment
Website: https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/jon-houseley
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kate Hughes
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: kh387@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The interactions between different cell types within the mammary gland during regression at the end of lactation
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/hughes
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Brian Huntly
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: bjph2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Leukaemia stem cells Leukaemogenesis cancer biology
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Laura Itzhaki
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: lsi10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Integrating biophysics into medicine: cell cycle regulation and protein degradation
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/lsi10@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Duncan Jodrell
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: dij21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical and translational research
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/jodrell.html
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Randall Johnson
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: rsj33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The micro-physiology of tissues and how it affects growth development and disease in mammalian genetic systems
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/rjohnson/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Phil Jones
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: phj20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem Cells and Cancer
Website: https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/directory/p-jones
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Arthur Kaser
Department: Department of Medicine & Cambridge Institute of Therapeutic Immunology and Infectious Disease
Email: ak729@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Metabo-genetics of autoinflammation/autoimmunity (focus on Crohn's and Still's disease). Core metabolism of the cell.
Website: https://www.citiid.cam.ac.uk/arthur-kaser/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Walid Khaled
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: wtk22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The interface between basic developmental biology and cancer development
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/wtk22@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Tony Kouzarides
Department: Department of Pathology (Virology Division/Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: tk106@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transcriptional control by chromatin regulators
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/tony-kouzarides
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Torsten Krude
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: tk218@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Control of human chromosome replication
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-torsten-krude
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Heike Laman
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: hl316@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ubiquitin ligases, cancer, Parkinson's disease, proteostasis, mitochondria, cell cycle
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/heike-laman
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Elisa Laurenti
Department: Department of Haematology
Email: el422@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human haematopoiesis
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/laurenti
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee
Department: Wellcome - MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: jhl62@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cells and niches in tissue homeostasis, regeneration, and disease
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/lee
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Catherine Lindon
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: acl34@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Control of human cell division by proteolysis
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/lindon
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Trevor  Littlewood
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: tdl2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncogenic signalling in cancer
Website: https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/research/littlewood
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Bidesh Mahata
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: bm562@ca.ac.uk
Topic: Steroid-producing immune cells in regulating cancer inflammation and immunity
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/bidesh-mahata
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Marioni
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: John.Marioni@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developing computational tools to handle big data - using single cell genomics to study cell fate and early development
Website: https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/marioni-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Florian Markowetz
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: florian.markowetz@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Statistical and machine learning methodology to leverage complex biological data sources for biomarker discovery reconstruction of gene networks and diagnosis of disrupted signaling pathways in tumors.
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/markowetz-group
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Inigo Martincorena
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: im3@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Somatic evolution
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/martincorena-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Michael Mason
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: mjm39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ion Channels in Leukaemia Calcium Signalling in Non-Excitable Cells
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/michael-mason
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Charlie Massie
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: cem45@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Risk stratification and precision medicine in early stage prostate cancer using non-invasive biomarkers and high-sensitivity genomics approaches.
Website: https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/our-research/massie
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Simon Mendez-Ferrer
Department: Department of Haematology, Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: sm2116@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cell niche regulation
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/mendez-ferrer
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Eric Miska
Department: Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: eam29@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Control of gene expression through non-coding RNA
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/eric-miska
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Helen Mott
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: hrm28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structure, dynamics and interactions of proteins involved in signal transduction
Website: https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/research/mott
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Daniel Munoz-Espin
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: dm742@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of novel tools and nanodevices for cancer therapy and diagnosis.
Website: https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/our-research/munoz-espin
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Elizabeth Murchison
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: epm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transmissible cancers
Website: https://www.tcg.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Matthew Murray
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: mjm16@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Investigating genomic and non-coding RNA abnormalties in cancer
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/matthew-murray
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jyoti Nangalia
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute and Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: jn218@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clonal Evolution, Cancer and Ageing
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/nangalia
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Masashi Narita
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Masashi.Narita@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular senescence and tumour suppressors
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/narita-group
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Kelly Nguyen
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: knguyen@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanism of telomere maintenance and the roles of telomeres in human diseases
Website: https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/kelly-nguyen/
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Klaus Okkenhaug
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: ko256@cam.ac.uk
Topic: PI3K in immunity infection and cancer
Website: https://www.okkengroup.path.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Darerca Owen
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: do@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structure function relationships in small G proteins involved in cancer progression
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/owen.html
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr K J Patel
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: kjp@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: in mRNA Polyadenylation
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/kj-patel
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Manav Pathania
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: mp915@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain tumours
Website: https://www.pathanialab.com/
Themes: Cancer, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Virginia Pedicord
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: vap33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Microbiota effects on host physiology

Website: https://www.citiid.cam.ac.uk/virginia-pedicord/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year

Name: Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Cell signalling, systems biology, computational biology
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Paul Pharoah
Department: Department of Oncology (Department of Public Health and Primary Care)
Email: paul1@srl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic epidemiology of breast and ovarian cancer
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/pharoah.html
Themes: Cancer, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Anna Philpott
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: ap113@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental biology cell cycle cancer neurogenesis
Website: http://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/research/groupleaders/philpott.html
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Emma Rawlins
Department: Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: elr21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem and progenitor cells in the mammalian lung
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/rawlins
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ingo Ringshausen
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: ir279@cam.ac.uk
Topic: B cell tumours, microenvironment
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/ringshausen
Themes: Cancer
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Nitzan Rosenfeld
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Nitzan.Rosenfeld@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of novel diagnostic tools for cancer through the application of molecular and genomic technologies
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/rosenfeld-group
Themes: Cancer
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor David Rowitch
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Glial Cells and Response to Injury
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/rowitch
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Oscar Rueda
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: Oscar.Rueda@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of statistical models for the analysis of large genomic and transcriptomic datasets.
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/people/in-alphabetical-order/n-to-s/oscar-...
Themes: Cancer
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Kourosh Saeb-Parsy
Department: Department of Surgery
Email: ks10014@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transplantation, Regenerative Medicine and Cancer Immunotherapy
Website: www.saeb-parsy.group.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Evis Sala
Department: Department of Radiology
Email: es220@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oncological Imaging Genitourinary Imaging CT MRI PET/CT PET/MR
Website: http://radiology.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/departmental-staff/academic-...
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Women's Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Julian Sale
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: jes@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Vertebrate mutagenesis
Website: https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/groups/jes/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Benedicte Sanson
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: bs251@cam.ac.uk
Topic: We use genetics live confocal imaging computational analysis of cell behaviours and mathematical modeling to understand the morphogenesis of epithelia in developing Drosophila embryos
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/benedicte-sanson
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr David Sargan
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: drs20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Comparative and disease genetics. Mapping Brachycephalic Obstructive Airway Syndrome (BOAS) associated genes, cancer prediposition genes; inherited eye diseases and other inherited diseases in dogs and other companion animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/drs20@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr Marisa Segal
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: ms433@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell cycle control of mitotic spindle morphogenesis in budding yeast
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/marisa-segal
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Jacqui Shields
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: js970@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stroma function in the tumour microenvironment
Website: http://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/shields.html
Themes: Cancer
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Benjamin Simons
Department: Gurdon Institute, Stem Institute and the Department of Applied Mathematics and Theoretical Physics
Email: bds10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental biology of epithelial tissues and cancer
Website: http://www.tcm.phy.cam.ac.uk/~bds10/
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Elizabeth Soilleux
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: ejs17@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Interesting projects available in immunity (TCR/BCR repertoire) cancer biology (esp lymphoma) histopathological imaging bioinformatics AI and clinical data handling. Active collaborations with the vet school maths engineering and industry
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/elizabeth-soilleux
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mike Stratton
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: cl24@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cancer genetics and genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/people/directory/stratton-sir-mike
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr John Suckling
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: js369@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain imaging methods and analysisPsychiatry, Brain Imaging, Bioinformatics, Cognitive recovery, Neuroscience
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?js369
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Suzanne Turner
Department: Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email: sdt36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Paediatric cancer
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/suzanne-turner
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Konstantinos Tzelepis
Department: Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute
Email: kt404@cam.ac.uk
Topic: RNA modifications in stem cell homeostasis
Website: https://www.bio.cam.ac.uk/staff/konstantinos-tzelepis
Themes:
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor George Vassiliou
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: gsv20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Leukamia, pre-leukaemia, clonal haematopoiesis, clonal evolution
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/people/pi/vassiliou
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Thierry Voet
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: tv2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Single-cell genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/voet-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Alan Warren
Department: Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: ajw1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of ribosome assembly
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-alan-j-warren-fmedsci
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Douglas Winton
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute)
Email: Doug.Winton@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Intestinal biology colon cancer stem cell biology
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/winton-group
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Philipp Zegerman
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: paz20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: DNA replication
Website: http://www2.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/~zegermanlab
Themes: Cancer
Applications from potential students are welcome

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