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Postgraduate School of Life Sciences

 

Principal investigators in theme:

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 Jim Ajioka
Department: Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email: ja131@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biology and evolutionary genetics of Toxoplasma
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/james-ajioka
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Joy Archer
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: ja331@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Veterinary Clinical Pathology
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ja331@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Radu  Aricescu
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: radu@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The Structural Biology of Synaptic Connectivity
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/radu-aricescu/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Katerina Artavanis-Tsakonas
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: ka447@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Parasitology
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/artavanis-tsakonas
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
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 David  Barford
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: dbarford@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanism and regulation of chromosome segregation in mitosis
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/david-barford/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Howard Baylis
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: hab28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Intracellular signalling mechanisms regulating the development and physiology of C. elegans
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-howard-baylis
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
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:  Andrew Blagborough
Department:
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Topic:
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Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sir Tom Blundell
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: tom@cryst.bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology and bioinformatics of multiprotein systems of receptor activation signal transduction and DNA repair early stage drug discovery in cancer and tuberculosis
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/blundell.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer 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: Dr Alex Borodavka
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: ab2677@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Viral RNA chaperones; multi-segmented RNA virus assembly mechanisms
Website: https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/research/borodavka
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Louise Boyle
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: lhb22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Antigen presentation to cells of the immune system
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/louise-boyle
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah Bray
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: sjb32@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular biology of Drosophila development
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/bray_s/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  John Briggs
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: jbriggs@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Enveloped viruses and coated vesicles - cryo-electron microscopy and tomography
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/john-briggs/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/brindle.html
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Bill Broadhurst
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: r.w.broadhurst@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/broadhurst.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Guy Brown
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: gcb3@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Microglia meuroinflammation cell death and phagocytic signalling
Website: http://www.guybrown.net
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: Professor Nick Brown
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: nb117@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell adhesion and morphogenesis in Drosophila
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brown
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Clare Buckley
Department: Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email: ceb85@cam.ac.uk
Topic: My lab uses optogenetics and live confocal imaging of the zebrafish neural tube to study how the polarity of individual cells drives the organisation of a whole vertebrate organ
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/clare-buckley
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Simon Bullock
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: sbullock@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of mRNA localisation and cytoskeletal transport
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/simon-bullock/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Folma Buss
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: fb207@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Myosin motor proteins in health and disease
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-folma-buss
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mark Carrington
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: mc115@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The trypanosome cell surface as the molecular interface between host and pathogen gene expression MRNA turnover cell surface architecture
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/carrington.html
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Carter
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: cartera@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The Structure and Mechanism of Dynein
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/groups/cartera/main.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jose Casal-Jimenez
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: jec85@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Planar cell polarity in development and growth
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/jose-casal
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kevin Chalut
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: kc370@cam.ac.uk
Topic: How physical processes drive the development of the mammalian embryo and the function of stem cells
Website: http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/kevin...
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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 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: Dr Betty Chung
Department: Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email: bcy23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Gene expression
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/betty-chung
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Nick Coleman
Department: Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email: nc109@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human papillomaviruses
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-coleman
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rosana Collepardo
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: rc597@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Multi-scale modelling of chromatin organization and related biomolecules.  Multi-scale modelling of liquid-liquid phase separation in gene organization
Website: http://www.collepardolab.org/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Fernando Constantino-Casas
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: fc307@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pathology
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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: Professor Andrew Crawford
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/crawford/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Gerry Crossan
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: gcrossan@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Maintenance of genome stability in the germline
Website: https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/gerry-crossan/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Colin Crump
Department: Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email: cmc56@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Herpesvirus assembly and egress
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/colin-crump
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
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 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, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Maike de la Roche
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research 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: Dr Janet Deane
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: jed55@cam.ac.uk
Topic:
The role of sphingolipids in health and disease
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/dr-janet-deane
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Emmanuel Derivery
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: derivery@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of asymmetric trafficking
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/emmanuel-derivery/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Doorbar
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: jd121@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human papilloma viruses (HPVs)
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/john-doorbar
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Paul Dupree
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: pd101@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bioenergy proteomics bioinformatics and glycobiology
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/dupree.html
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
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 Mike Edwardson
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: jme1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Exocytosis; recycling of receptors; atomic force microscopy
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/jme1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Sarah Elderkin
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: sarah.elderkin@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Investigation into the mechanisms and factors that enable regulated genome function in vivo
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/sarah-elderkin
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Anton Enright
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: aje39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Algorithms protocols and datasets for functional genomics. Regulatory RNAs
Website: https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/anton-enright
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sadaf Farooqi
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: isf20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms in human obesity
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Farooqi
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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 Brian Ferguson
Department: Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email: bf234@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Innate immune signalling. Nucleic acid sensing. Host/pathogen interactions. Vaccine development.
Website: http://www.fergusonlab.path.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Firth
Department: Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email: aef24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: RNA virus bioinformatics gene expression molecular biology
Website: firthlab.path.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rebecca Fitzgerald
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: rcf29@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular pathology (expression profiling molecular genetics in vitro assays) to identify risk groups (diagnostic and prognostic) for oesophageal cancer and preinvasive lesions
Website: http://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/fitzgerald.html
Themes: Cancer, 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: Dr Angeleen Fleming
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: Af425@cam.ac.uk
Topic: How protein clearance pathways such as autophagy and the ubiquitin-proteasome system affect disease severity.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/angeleen-fleming
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, 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: Dr Alison Forhead
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ajf1005@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Endocrine control of fetal development and maturation
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/forhead/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Kristian Franze
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: kf284@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Using biophysical and cell biological approaches to understand the influence of physical cues on the functioning of the nervous system
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/franze/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Medical Imaging, Molecules and Cells
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 Peter Fraser
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: peter.fraser@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Investigation into the mechanisms and factors that enable regulated genome function in vivo
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/peter-fraser
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gillian Fraser
Department: Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email: gmf25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bacterial motility and flagella biogenesis; Bacterial export pathways
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/gillian-fraser
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
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  Jenny  Gallop
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email: j.gallop@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Membrane-triggered actin polymerization: molecular mechanisms and morphogenesis
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/gallop
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
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: Professor Nicholas Gay
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: n.j.gay@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human Toll like receptors in inflammatory disease
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/gay.html
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Fanni Gergely
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research 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: Professor John Gibson
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: jsg1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ion and water homeostasis in red cells and chondrocytes
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jsg1001@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research 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 Dino Giussani
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: dag26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Hypoxia and developmental origins of cardiovascular health and disease
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/giussani
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Julian Gough
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: gough@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational Genomics
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/julian-gough/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Grace
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: aag1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Functional effects of genetic mutations associated with cardiac arrhythmias in genetically modified mice and clinical studies
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/grace.html
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Stephen Graham
Department: Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email: scg34@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of membrane trafficking and viral infection
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/research/investigators/graham/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential 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: Professor Fiona Gribble
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email: fmg23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/fiona-gri...   
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mark Gurnell
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Diabetes and Endocrinology / Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: mg299@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Acquired and genetic disorders of hypothalamic-pituitary-thyroid function; functional imaging in endocrine neoplasia; acromegaly
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Gurnell/index.php
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Halim
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research 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: 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 Greg Hannon
Department: Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research 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 Matthew Harper
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: mth29@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Platelet death in thrombosis and thrombocytopenia
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/harper
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Phill Hawkins
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: phillip.hawkins@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular signalling with a focus on the PI3K signalling pathway in neutrophils
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/phillip-hawkins
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ramanujan Hegde
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: rhegde@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Membrane protein biosynthesis and quality control
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/r-hegde
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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 Robert Henderson
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: rmh1003@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Macromolecular structure and function examined using atomic force microscopy
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/rmh1003@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Richard Henderson
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: rh15@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: High resolution 3D structures by electron cryomicroscopy
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/r-henderson
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr  Brian Hendrich
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Wellcome Trust - MRC Stem Cell Institute)
Email: Brian.Hendrich@cscr.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Transcriptional control of stem cell fate
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/hendrich
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Judy Hirst
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: judy.hirst@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The mechanism function and medically-relevant dysfunction of mitochondrial complex I (NADH:ubiquinone oxidoreductase)
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hirst-group
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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 Florian Hollfelder
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: fh111@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanistic enzymology and directed evolution
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/hollfelder.html
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
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:  Liz Hook
Department:
Email:
Topic:
Website:
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential 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 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 James Huntington
Department: Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: jah52@cam.ac.uk
Topic:
Basic and translational research into thrombosis, haemophilia and antitrypsin deficiency
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-jim-huntington
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marko Hyvonen
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: mh256@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Protein-protein interactions in the TGF-beta family signalling. Development of protein-protein interaction inhibitors using fragment-based drug discovery methods
Website: http://www-cryst.bioc.cam.ac.uk/groups/hyvonen
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD 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: Dr Antony Jackson
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: a.p.jackson@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Membrane traffic protein targeting
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/jacksont.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stephen  Steve Jackson
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email: s.jackson@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Maintenance of genome stability/DNA repair
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/jacksons
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John James
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: jj400@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the dynamics of immune cell signalling networks using optical and chemical biology tools
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/james/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Leo James
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: lcj@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular basis of pathogen detection and discrimination
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/l-james
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
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: Professor Phil Jones
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: phj20@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cells and Cancer
Website: http://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/jones.html
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Fiona Karet
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: fek1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Renal tubular homeostasis in health and disease
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-fiona-karet
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
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: Dr Svetlana Khoronenkova
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: sk870@cam.ac.uk
Topic: DNA repair and neurodegenerative diseases
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/khoronenkova
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Golnar Kolahgar
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: gk262@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Extrinsic regulation of intestinal proliferation and gut maintenance in Drosophila
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/golnar-kolahgar
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Vassilis Koronakis
Department: Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email: vk103@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of toxin export; Salmonella effector proteins in eukaryotic cell entry
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/vassilis-koronakis
Themes: Infection and Immunity, 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 Patrycja Kozik
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: pkozik@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Dendritic cells and initiation of the immune responses
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/patrycja-kozik/
Themes: 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: Dr Nicholas Ktistakis
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: nicholas.ktistakis@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Lipid signalling and intracellular transport
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/nicholas-ktistakis
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Wanda Kukulski
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: kukulski@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Linking membrane architecture to function by correlative microscopy
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/wanda-kukulski/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Edmund Kunji
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: edmund.kunji@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The structure and function of mitochondrial carriers
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/kunji-group
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Graham Ladds
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: grl30@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Multi-disciplinary approach to investigate the molecular basis of G protein signalling
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Ladds
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Heike Laman
Department: Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email: hl316@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell cycle regulation lymphomagenesis haematopoiesis gamma-herpesvirus Parkinson's disease
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/heike-laman
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Madeline Lancaster
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: mlancast@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human brain development in cerebral organoids
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/madeline-lancaster/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ernest Laue
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: e.d.laue@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology of complexes involved in chromatin structure
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/laue.html
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter  Lawrence
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: pal38@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Planar cell polarity in development and growth
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/peter-lawrence
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr Joo-Hyeon Lee
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: jhl62@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem Cells and Niches
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/lee
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marcus Lee
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ml31@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Malaria Parasite Drug Resistance
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lee-group
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Wei Li
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: wl225@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of endothelial BMP signalling in cardiovascular diseases
Website: https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/wli
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kathryn Lilley
Department: Department of Biochemistry (Cambridge Systems Biology Centre)
Email: k.s.lilley@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The spatial and developmental proteome
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/lilley.html
Themes: 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 Michelle Linterman
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: michelle.linterman@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular and molecular changes in T-cell aging
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/michelle-linterman
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Karen Lipkow
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: karen.lipkow@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Integrating cellular architecture and signalling
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/karen-lipkow
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, 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: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/littlewood
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jan Loewe
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: jyl@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular machines - the bacterial cytoskeleton
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/j-lowe
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ben Luisi
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: bfl20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology of assemblies and regulatory complexes
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/luisi.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah Lummis
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: sl120@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurotransmitter receptors
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/lummis
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Paul Luzio
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: jpl10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Membrane traffic in the late endocytic pathway
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-paul-luzio
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paula  MacGregor
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: pm560@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular basis and evolution of host-parasite interactions in African trypanosomes
Website: https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/paula-macgregor
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Eamonn Maher
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: erm1000@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: renal cell carcinoma phaeochromocytoma multiple primary cancers genomic imprinting disorders and developmental disorders
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/professor-eamonn-maher/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stefan Marciniak
Department: Department of Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: sjm20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The role of endoplasmic reticulum stress in disease
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-stefan-marciniak
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Carla  Martins
Department: MRC Cancer Unit
Email: c.martins@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of cancer progression lung cancer therapy
Website: https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/carla-martins-folder
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr L. Miguel Martins
Department: MRC Toxicology Unit
Email: lm795@mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mitochondria and cell death regulation following toxic injury
Website: https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/research/l-m-martins-programme
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
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: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/mason_mi
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Juan Mata
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: jm593@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Posttranscriptional regulatory networks
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/mata.html
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Patrick Maxwell
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: phm29@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Oxygen sensing and renal diseases
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Simon  Mendez-Ferrer
Department: Department of Haematology (Wellcome-MRC Cambridge Stem Cell Institute)
Email: sm2116@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cell niche pathophysiology
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-simon-mendez-ferrer/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul Miller
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: pm676@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pharmacological approaches to control central nervous system (CNS) activity
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/miller/summary
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Liz Miller
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: emiller@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Protein transport and quality control in the secretory pathway
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/liz-miller/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michal Minczuk
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: michal.minczuk@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Discovering the genetic links between mitochondrial dysfunction and human disease
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/minczuk-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
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 Yorgo Modis
Department: Department of Medicine (Molecular Immunity Unit)
Email: ym10000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular mechanisms of viral gene sensing and silencing
Website: http://www.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/ymodis/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sara Morais de Silva
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: slm88@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cross-talk between cell cycle proteins and metabolic pathways.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/sara-morais-de-silva
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Kevin Moreau
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: km510@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Unconventional protein trafficking across the cell membrane
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/kevin-mor...
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Helen Mott
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: hrm28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology of proteins and complexes involved in signal transduction
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/mott.html
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sean Munro
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: sean@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Small G proteins and membrane traffic
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/s-munro
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Michael Murphy
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: mpm@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk 
Topic: Targeting molecules to mitochondria mitochondrial radical production thiol redox state and redox signalling
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/murphy-group
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andrew Murray
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ajm267@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mitochondrial metabolism in cardiac and skeletal muscle
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/murray/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Garib Murshudov
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: garib@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational Crystallography
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/garib-murshudov
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Kiyoshi Nagai
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: kn@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural studies of the splicing machinery and the signal recognition particle
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/k-nagai
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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  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: Dr Daniel Nietlispach
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: dn206@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) spectroscopy structural biology of membrane proteins G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs)
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/nietlispach.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Cahir O'Kane
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: c.okane@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Synaptic signalling and neurodegeneration in Drosophila
Website: http://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/cahir-okane
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John O'Neill
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: oneillj@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular Rhythms Signalling and Metabolic Regulation
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/john-oneill/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stephen O'Rahilly
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: so104@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular basis of severe obesity in man
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/hod/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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: Professor David Owen
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: djo30@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural biology of transport vesicle and organelle biogenesis
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-david-owen
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Miles Parkes
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: mp372@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetics of Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis: GWAS post-GWAS and clinical translation of derived knowledge
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/parkes/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Lori Passmore
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: passmore@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Macromolecular Machines that regulate mRNAs
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/l-passmore
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Uta Paszkowski
Department: Department of Plant Sciences
Email: up220@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cereal symbiosis
Website: http://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/utapaszkowski
Themes: Infection and Immunity, 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 Luca Pellegrini
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: luca@cryst.bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: DNA repair and recombination
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/pellegrini.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Department: European Bioinformatics Institute
Email: petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic: cell signaling networks models data integration
Website: https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential 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 Julien Prudent
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: julien.prudent@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Interactions between mitochondria and the endoplasmic reticulum in cell physiology and disease
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/prudent-group
Themes: 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 Taufiq Rahman
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: mtur2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular calcium signalling
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/mtur2@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Venki Ramakrishnan
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: ramak@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structure of the translational apparatus
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/v-ramakrishnan
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Felix Randow
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: randow@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic analysis of mammalian signal transduction
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/f-randow
Themes: Infection and Immunity, 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: Professor Randy Read
Department: Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: rjr27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:
Methods for structural biology
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-randy-j-read-frs
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Wolf Reik
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: wolf.reik@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian developmental genetics genomic imprinting and epigenetic reprogramming
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/wolf-reik
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells, Women's Health
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Frank Reimann
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: fr222@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AffiliatePI/Reiman.php
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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: Low grade lymphoma
Website: http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-ingo-ringshausen/
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Margaret Robinson
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: msr12@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Coated vesicles adaptors
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-margaret-robinson-frs
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Hugh Robinson
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: hpcr@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural dynamics synaptic integration and functional analysis of cell types in the cortex
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/robinson/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Katja Roper
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: kroeper@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Regulation of cell shape by the cytoskeleton during development and tissue morphogenesis
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/katja-roper/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Rubinsztein
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: dcr1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Autophagy and neurodegeneration
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Christopher Russo
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: crusso@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Atomic resolution imaging of biological specimen by electron cryomicroscopy
Website: https://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/christopher-russo/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Stewart Sage
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: sos10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Calcium signalling in blood platelets
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/sage/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Molecules and Cells
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 and DNA damage tolerance
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/j-sale
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor George Salmond
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: gpcs@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Bacterial signalling gene regulation and protein secretion
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/salmond.html
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Milka Sarris
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ms543@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Immune cells and how they search tissues and find their way to sites of infection or tissue damage.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/milka-sarris
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Savage
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: dbs23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of insulin resistance
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/PI/Savage/
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Ritwick Sawarkar
Department: MRC Toxicology Unit
Email: rs2099@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epigenetics of stress response
Website: https://www.mrc-tox.cam.ac.uk/staff/ritwick-sawarkar
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Deirdre Scadden
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: adjs100@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Analysis of ds RNA hyper-edited by ADARs
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/scadden.html
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sjors Scheres
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: scheres@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Visualising molecular machines in action
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/sjors-scheres
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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: Dr Christof Schwiening
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: cjs30@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuronal intracellular pH microdomains and their functional importance
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?cjs30
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Matthew Seaman
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: mnjs100@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The molecular mechanisms of endosome-to-Golgi retrieval
Website: http://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-inv...
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marisa Segal
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: ms433@hermes.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 Symeon Siniossoglou
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: ss560@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Linking phospholipid metabolism to membrane and organelle function
Website:
https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/dr-symeon-siniossoglou
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Christopher Smith
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: cwjs1@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Alternative pre-mRNA splicing
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/smithc
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Geoffrey Smith
Department: Department of Pathology
Email: hod.sec@path.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Vaccinia virus replication spread immune evasion and pathogenesis. Vaccine development.
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/research/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Ewan Smith
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: es336@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pain; chemoreception; neuronal excitability
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/es336@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
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 Daniel St Johnston
Department: Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: d.stjohnston@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cell polarity in development and cancer
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/stjohnston
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Nancy Standart
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: nms23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: mRNA localisation and translation in Xenopus oocytes and eggs
Website: http://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/uto/standart.html
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Len Stephens
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: len.stephens@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular signalling with a focus on the PI3K signalling pathway in neutrophils
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/len-stephens
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Azim Surani
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: a.surani@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian germ cells; epigenetic reprogramming
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/surani
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Women's Health
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 Chris Tate
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: cgt@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural Biology of integral membrane proteins
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/chris-tate
Themes: Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Colin Taylor
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: cwt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular analysis of calcium signalling
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/cwt1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Rebecca Taylor
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: rtaylor@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systemic control of proteostasis and ageing
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/rebecca-taylor/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
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 Marc Tischkowitz
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: mdt33@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Fanconi Anemia genes and hereditary breast cancer predisposition
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-marc-tischkowitz-2/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Sophie Trefely
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: sophie.trefely@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Metabolite signals linking diet to epigenetic regulation in metabolic disease
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/sophie-trefely
Themes: Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Marco Tripodi
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: mtripodi@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural circuitry of action: from spatial perception to motor integration
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/marco-tripodi/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Suzanne Turner
Department: Department of Pathology (Molecular Histopathology Division)
Email: sdt36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of lymphomagenesis
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/suzanne-turner
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Martin Turner
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: martin.turner@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Lymphocyte development and activation
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/martin-turner
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Hendrik van Veen
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: hwv20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of multidrug transporters: from bacteria to man
Website: http://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/hwv20@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Patrick Varga-Weisz
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: patrick.varga-weisz@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Chromatin dynamics
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/patrick-varga-weisz
Themes: Cancer, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ashok Venkitaraman
Department: Department of Oncology (MRC Cancer Unit)
Email: pa-venkitaraman@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Chromosomal instability and cancer: translating molecular insights to clinical practice
Website: http://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/venkitaraman.html
Themes: Cancer, 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 Michael Wakelam
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: michael.wakelam@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Systems biology of phosphatidic-acid-mediated signalling
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/michael-wakelam
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor John Walker
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: john.walker@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: How ATP is made; proteomic discovery of new mitochondrial membrane complexes
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/walker-group
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications are welcome from potential summer students 
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, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Christine Watson
Department: Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email: cjw53@cam.ac.uk
Topic: STAT signalling mammary gland biology
Website: http://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-watson
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Timothy Weil
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: tw419@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The cellular mechanisms underpinning the spatiotemporal coordination of the oocyte-to-embryo transition
Website: http://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-timothy-weil
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Heidi Welch
Department: Babraham Institute
Email: heidi.welch@babraham.ac.uk
Topic: Intracellular signal transduction through small G proteins and their regulators
Website: http://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/heidi-welch
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Roger Williams
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: rlw@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Structural studies of phospholipid signalling
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/r-williams
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Anne Willis
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: aew80@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Post-transcriptional Control of Gene Expression following toxic injury
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/annewillis/summary
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Catherine Wilson
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: chw39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cardiovascular cell signalling
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gavin Wright
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: gw2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cell surface signalling
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/wright-group
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Joseph Yeeles
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: jyeeles@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of chromosome replication
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/joseph-yeeles/
Themes: Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome

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