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Postgraduate School of Life Sciences

 

Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Professor David Aanenesen
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: da5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomic Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/aanensen-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sebastian Ahnert
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: sea31@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Network analysis genotype-phenotype maps biological self-assembly protein quaternary structure evolution complexity
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/ahnert-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr David Aldridge
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: d.aldridge@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Freshwater ecology and conservation; ecology and control of invasive species
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-aldridge
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Bill Amos
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: w.amos@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genetics
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/william-amos
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Robert Asher
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: rja58@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Morphology and interrelationships of living and extinct mammals
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/robert-asher
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Madan Babu
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: madanm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology regulatory genomics intrinsically disordered proteins biological networks GPCR signalling gene regulation and gene expression noise
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-m-babu
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Andrew Balmford
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: apb12@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Costs and benefits of conservation; conservation and agriculture
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-balmford
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Alex Bateman
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: agb@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Analysis of protein and RNA sequence
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/bateman
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sir David Baulcombe
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: dcb40@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Gene expression
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Elia Benito-Gutierrez
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: eb647@cam.ac.uk
Topic: the evolutionary origins of complex traits within the vertebrate head
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/elia-benito-gutierrez
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Matthew Berriman
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mb4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Parasite genomics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/berriman-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mark Blaxter
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: mb35@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Tree of life
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/programmes/tree-of-life
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential 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 Sam Brockington
Department: Department of Plant Science
Email: sb771@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution and diversity
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sambrockington
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Brooke
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: m.brooke@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Island conservation priorities seabird biology population dynamics of endangered species
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/michael-brooke
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Malcolm Burrows
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: mb135@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural processing in local circuits that control natural limb movements
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/malcolm-burrows
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor John Carr
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jpc1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Virology and molecular plant pathology
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johncarr
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jason Chin
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: chin@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution and synthesis of new function
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/j-chin
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nicola Clayton
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: nsc22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The evolution and development of complex cognition (episodic memory future planning theory of mind)
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/nsc22@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Tim Clutton-Brock
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: thcb@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The evolution of animal breeding systems
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/tim-clutton-brock
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr David Coomes
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: dac18@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Forest ecology and conservation
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidcoomes
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
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 Nik Cunniffe
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: njc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Theoretical and computational epidemiology
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/nikcunniffe
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Julia Davies
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jmd32@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transport
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/juliadavies
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Lynn Dicks
Department: Department of Zoology
Email:
Topic: Agro-ecology policy and the food and farming industry
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/lynn-dicks
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sebastian Eves-van den Akker
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: se389@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Plant-parasite/pathogen interactions
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/sebastianevesvandenakker
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Walter Federle
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: wf222@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biomechanics of animal adhesion insect-plant interactions
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/walter-federle
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Fraser
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: jaf21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Combining computer modelling and experimental work to investigate the relationship between membrane potential cell volume and intracellular ion concentrations in normal and arrhythmic hearts
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/fraser/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Daniel Gaffney
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: dg13@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomics of gene regulation
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/gaffney-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, 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: Professor Chris Gilligan
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: cag1@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epidemiology and modelling
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/chrisgilligan
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Gillis
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: jag93@cam.ac.uk
Topic: the molecular and cellular basis of vertebrate skeletal development; unique skeletal features of chondrichthyan fishes
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-andrew-gillis
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Beverley Glover
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: bjg26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolution and development
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/beverleyglover
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nick Goldman
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: goldman@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Theoretical molecular evolution comparative genomics data analysis and modelling statistical computational molecular sequence analysis
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/goldman
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Grant
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: ajg60@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bacteria Pathogenesis Infection Microbiology Virulence Host-pathogen Zoonoses
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ajg60@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Howard Griffiths
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: hg230@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Physiological ecology
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/howardgriffiths
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: D Ben  Hall
Department: MRC Cancer Unit
Email: bh418@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational models of cancer networks evolution and spatial growth.
Website: https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/benjamin-hall-folder
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Jim Haseloff
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jh295@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Synthetic Biology for engineering plant growth
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/jimhaseloff
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jason Head
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: jjh71@cam.ac.uk
Topic: vertebrate palaeontology
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-jason-head
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Yka Helariutta
Department: Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email: yrjo.helariutta@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: mechanisms of cell-to-cell communication carbon allocation and hormonal signaling in plants
Website: http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/helariutta-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ian Henderson
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: irh25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic and epigenetic inheritance in plants
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/ianhenderson
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Herbert-Read
Department: Department of Zoology
Email:
Topic: Collective behaviour and behavioural ecology
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-herbert-read
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Julian Hibberd
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jmh65@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular physiology
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/julianhibberd
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Philipp Holliger
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: ph1@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Synthetic biology of nucleic acid replication
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/p-holliger
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nick Horrocks
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: nh415@cam.ac.uk
Topic: the causes and consequences of variation in immune defences
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-nicholas-horrocks
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Christopher Howe
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: c.j.howe@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biochemistry and evolution of photosynthesis
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/howe.html
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Matt Hurles
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: meh@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Genomic mutation and genetic disease
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/hurles-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Chris Jiggins
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: c.jiggins@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genetics
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/chris-jiggins
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Rufus Johnstone
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: raj1003@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Animal communication mate choice and reproductive skew
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/rufus-johnstone
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alexander Jones
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: alexander.jones@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Determining the mechanisms controlling plant hormone patterns and dynamics
Website: http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/jones-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Henrik Jönsson
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: henrik.jonsson@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of live imaging techniques and Computational Morphodynamics models at the cellular level.
Website: http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/jonsson-henrik
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Rebecca Kilner
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: rmk1002@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Animal behaviour; parent-offspring communication and conflict
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/rebecca-kilner
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Johannes Kromdijk
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: jk417@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Environment plant physiology
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/johanneskromdijk
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Dominic Kwiatkowski
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: dominic@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Natural genetic variation (in malaria)
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/kwiatkowski-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mara Lawniczak
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ml12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Vector-parasite interactions
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lawniczak-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Helen Leggett
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: hl448@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Host-Parasite Evolution and Genetics
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-helen-leggett
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ottoline Leyser
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: ottoline.leyser@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the role of plant hormones in plant developmental plasticity
Website: http://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/leyser-ottoline
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Locke
Department: Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email: james.locke@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Plant and microbial systems biology
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/people/locke-james
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrea Manica
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: am315@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary Ecology; Origin and evolution of anatomically modern humans
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrea-manica
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Marioni
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: marioni@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Computational and evolutionary genomics
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/marioni/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
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 Matthew Mason
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: mjm68@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Function of the middle ear in vertebrates
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/matthew-mason
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, 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 Emily Mitchell
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: ek338@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Palaeocology and Evolutionary Ecology
Website: https://www.esc.cam.ac.uk/directory/emily-mitchell
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nick Mundy
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: nim21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Adaptive evolutionary genetics of vertebrates
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/nicholas-mundy
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr François Nédélec
Department: Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email: francois.nedelec@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell morphogenesis and developmental biology using synthetic and systems biology approaches and computer modelling
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/nedelec-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Duncan Odom
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email: Duncan.Odom@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology of cellular phenotypes regulation of miRNA expression liver and pancreas biology
Website: http://www.cambridgecancer.org.uk/research-groups/odom-group
Themes: Cancer, Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Giles Oldroyd
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: giles.oldroyd@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of symbiotic associations in plants
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/oldroyd-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Adam Pellegrini
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: ap2188@cam.ac.uk
Topic: How ecosystem functioning will respond to global change with a current focus on how disturbances affect carbon cycling
Website: https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/directory/pellegrini-adam
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Richard Preece
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: r.c.preece@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Malacology; Quaternary research
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/richard-preece
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr Olivier Restif
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: or226@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mathematical models for infectious disease dynamics
Website: https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-in...
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sarah Robinson
Department: Department of Plant Sciences (Sainsbury Laboratory)
Email: sarah.robinson@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Plant development with a particular focus on biomechanics
Website: https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/robinson-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alan Robinson
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: alan.robinson@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bioinformatics of mitochondrial metabolism and evolution
Website: http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/alan-robinson
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Henrik Salje
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: henrik.salje@pasteur.fr
Topic: Infectious disease dynamics
Website: https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Emilia Santos
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: es754@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Morphology and Evolution
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/emilia-santos
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Aylwyn Scally
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: aos21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Evolutionary genomics
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/aylwyn-scally
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sebastian Schornack
Department: Sainsbury Laboratory
Email: sebastian.schornack@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Common and contrasting processes in plant-pathogen interactions and symbiosis developmental processes
Website: www.schornacklab.net
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Alison Smith
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: as25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Plant metabolism
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alisonsmith
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Claire Spottiswoode
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: cns26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bird behavioural ecology and life histories
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/claire-spottiswoode
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor William Sutherland
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: w.sutherland@zoo.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Conservation biology
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/zoostaff/sutherland.htm
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Sutherland
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: johns@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Chemical origins of molecular biology
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/bill-sutherland
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Tanentzap
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: ajt65@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ecosystems and global change
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/andrewtanentzap
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nicholas Thomson
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: nrt@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Bacterial genomics and evolution
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/thomson-group
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Infection and Immunity
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Janet Thornton
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: thornton@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: Protein structure function and evolution; ageing
Website: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/Thornton/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Edgar Turner
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: ect23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Conservation science insect ecology
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-edgar-turner
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ross Waller
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: rfw26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular function diversity and evolution in cells
Website: http://www.botany.unimelb.edu.au/eukdiv/
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
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Name: Professor Alex Webb
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: aarw2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Circadian signal transduction
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alexwebb
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology
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Name: Dr Martin Welch
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: mw240@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pathogenicity determinants in Pseudomonas aeruginosa and development of novel anti-pseudomonal therapies
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/welch.html
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Infection and Immunity
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Name: Dr John Welch
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: jjw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The causes of molecular evolution
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-welch
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
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Name: Professor Eske Willerslev
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: ew482@cam.ac.uk
Topic: evolutionary biology ancient DNA megafaunal extinction
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/professor-eske-willerslev
Themes: Organisms, Evolution and Ecology, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics
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