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Principal investigators in theme:

Name: Dr Richard Adams
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: rja46@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Quantitative analysis of morphogenesis using microscopy
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/adams/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Michael Anderson
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: michael.anderson@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Memory cognitive control and their interaction from behavioural to neural levels; mechanism on mnemonic attention and inhibitory control; incidental and motivated forgetting; controlling unwanted memories of trauma
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/michael.anderson
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Duncan Astle
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: duncan.astle@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuroinformatic approaches to understanding neurodevelopmental conditions in childhood
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/duncan.astle/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Edward Avezov
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences UK Dementia Research Institute
Email: ea347@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Endoplasmic Reticulum function-structure in neuronal (patho)physiology
Website: http://avezov-lab.neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sabine Bahn
Department: Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
Email: sb209@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Identification of a panel of prognostic/diagnostic biomarkers and novel targets related to mental/neurological disorders with an emphasis on schizophrenia bipolar and major depressive disorders. Translation of biomarkers and targets to the clinical environment and the pharmaceutical industry to facilitate early diagnosis and drug discovery efforts
Website: http://www.biot.cam.ac.uk/sb/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gabriel Balmus
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: gb318@cam.ac.uk
Topic: DNA Damage Response in ageing and neurodegeneration
Website: www.balmuslab.org
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Manohar Bance
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: mlb59@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biomedical engineering in otology
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Bance
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Roger Barker
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email: rab46@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Parkinson's and Huntington's diseases
Website: http://www.thebarkerwilliamsgraylab.co.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Simon Baron Cohen
Department: Department of Psychology (Department of Psychiatry)
Email: sb205@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Autism: causes and interventions
Website: www.autismresearchcentre.com

Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome

Name: Professor Andrew Bateman
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: a.bateman@essex.ac.uk
Topic: Outcome measurement and use of online-learning platforms in neuropsychological & neuropsychiatric rehabilitation; brain injury and Social Work
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?dr_a_bateman
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Omer Bayraktar
Department: Wellcome Sanger Institute
Email: ob5@sanger.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular genetics
Website: https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/bayraktar-group
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Paul  Bays
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: pmb20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational study of vision, memory and action
Website: https://bayslab.com
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Tristan  Bekinschtein
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: tb419@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain integrative mechanism. Neural mechanisms of conscious and unconscious processes in sleep anaesthesia and its transitions from wakefulness. Modelling of attention mechanisms. Neurophenomenology.
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?trisbke
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor David Belin
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: bdb26@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Emotion regulation, addiction, impulsivity, compulsivity
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-david-belin
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Anne Bertolotti
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: aberto@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular aspects of protein misfolding in neurodegenerative diseases
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/a-bertolotti
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sarah-Jayne Blakemore
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: sjblakemore@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Development of the brain, behaviour and mental health in human adolescence
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-sarah-jayne-blakemore
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Clemence Blouet
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: csb69@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Characterizing how nutrients are detected by the brain to maintain energy homeostasis
Website: https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/clemence-...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Leonardo Bottolo
Department: Department of Medical Genetics
Email: lb664@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational methods for single-cell RNA-sequencing (scRNA-seq) and single-cell Assay for Transposase-Accessible Chromatin with high-throughput sequencing (scATAC-seq)
Website: https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-leonardo-bottolo/
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Mirjana Bozic
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: mb383@cam.ac.uk
Topic: language as a cognitive and a neural system
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/mb383@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Andrea Brand
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email: a.brand@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Stem cells to synapses: regulation of self-renewal and differentiation in the nervous system
Website: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/brand
Themes: Cancer, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Guy Brown
Department: Department of Biochemistry
Email: gcb3@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Microglia, neuroinflammation & neurodegeneration
Website: www.microglia.info/guybrown
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Clare Bryant
Department: Department of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine
Email: ceb27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pattern Recognition Receptor signalling in inflammatory and infectious disease
Website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/ceb27%40cam.ac.uk
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Dr Clare Buckley
Department: Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email: ceb85@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Our lab uses optogenetics and live confocal imaging of the zebrafish neural tube and mouse embryonic stem cells to uncover the mechanisms that coordinate polarisation and morphogenesis of epithelial tubes during development.
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/clare-buckley
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Raymond Bujdoso
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: rb202@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular pathology in prion disease
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/rb202@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Edward Bullmore
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: etb23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Methods for analysis of brain imaging data
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?etb23
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr David Bulmer
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: dcb53@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Translational Neuroscience - use of human tissue to study the mechanisms of visceral pain in irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and  inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/bulmer
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Malcolm Burrows
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: mb135@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: Dr Emma Cahill
Department: Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: enc22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms underlying memories of fear and anxiety
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?enc22
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Rudolf Cardinal
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: rnc1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational psychiatry and clinical informatics
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?RudolfCardinal
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Albert Cardona
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ac2040@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuroscience
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/albert-cardona
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Bob Carlyon
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: bob.carlyon@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cochlear Implants; Pitch Perception; Auditory Scene Analysis
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/bob.carlyon/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Lucy  Cheke
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: lgc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Episodic memory and episodic foresight
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/directory/lucy-cheke
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor  Patrick  Chinnery
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: pfc25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetic basis of neurological disorders and particularly mitochondrial diseases.
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pfc25
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Isabel Clare
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ichc2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Intellectual and other developmental disabilities including autism spectrum conditions in adults particularly: responsibility for offending decision-making adult safeguarding other socio-legal and clinico-legal studies that are relevant to practice guidance and policy.
Website: http://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/ciddrg/people/principal-investigators/dr...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Hannah Clarke
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: hfc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the neural and neurochemical basis of behaviours mediated by the prefrontal cortex and their relevance to psychiatric disorders.
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?hfc23
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Menna Clathworthy
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: mrc38@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Tissue immunity in health and disease
Website: http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/clatworthy/
Themes: Cancer, Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: 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 Michael Coleman
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair
Email: mc469@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Axon degeneration and its roles in neurodegenerative disease
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?mcoleman
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jonathan Coles
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: jpc44@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Describing the pathophysiology of head injury and optimising patient outcome
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jpc44
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Alasdair Coles
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology Unit)
Email: ajc1020@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Remyelination in humans: promoting endogenous brain repair
Website: https://www-neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/jones-coles-group/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Anthony Coll
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: apc36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular control of appetite and obesity
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/AI/Coll/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Bill Colledge
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: whc23@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mammalian reproductive physiology using transgenic mice
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/colledge/
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
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 in the inner ear
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-crawford
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Marek Czosnyka
Department: Department of Haematology
Email: mc141@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mathematical modelling of intracranial dynamics - brain injury and hydrocephalus
Website: http://www.neurosurg.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Tim Dalgleish
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: tim.dalgleish@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Experimental investigation of cognition-emotion relationships; post-traumatic stress; functional theoretical modelling of emotions; depression
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tim.dalgleish/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jeff Dalley
Department: Department of Psychology (Department of Psychiatry)
Email: jwd20@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuromodulation and psychopharmacology of fronto-striatal systems; individual differences; translational neuroscience
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jwd20@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Greg Davis
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: gjd1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Visual cognition attention awareness perception in autism and dyslexia
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/gjd1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Matt Davis
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: matt.davis@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuro-anatomical and computational accounts of language comprehension; spoken and written word recognition; connectionist modelling; fMRI
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/matt.davis/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
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 John Deeks
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: john.deeks@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: human audition and in particular: pitch perception; speech recognition; auditory grouping and segregation; hearing through cochlear and auditory brainstem implants
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/john.deeks/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Duncan
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: john.duncan@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Selective attention from behavioural to cellular levels; action planning; frontal lobe function and intelligence; integration of cognitive and brain functions
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/john.duncan/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Steve Edgley
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: sae1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Sensorimnotor Neuroscience
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/steve-edgley
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Karen Ersche
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ke220@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuropsychological correlates and neurochemical processes underlying addictive behaviour and resultant therapeutic interventions, brain networks underlying vulnerability and resilience to drug addiction
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ke220
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
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 Emilio Fernandez-Egea
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ef280@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Biological and clinical aspects of chronic schizophrenia
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?eegea
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential 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 Paul Fletcher
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: pcf22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Functional MRI studies of episodic memory and associative learning
Website: http://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Tamsin Ford
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: tjf52@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Interventional epidemiology - children and young people's mental health
Website: https://dev.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Robin Franklin
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wellcome Trust Centre for Stem Cell Research)
Email: rjf1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular and molecular basis of CNS repair mechanisms
Website: http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/researchers/principal-investigators/press...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Elisa Galliano
Department: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email: eg542@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuroscience: neuronal plasticity, olfaction, dopamine, adult neurogenesis
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/elisa-galliano
Themes:
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Susan Gathercole
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: susan.gathercole@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Working memory and executive functions; developmental and acquired disorders of cognition and learning; cognitive training
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/susan.gathercole
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michel Goedert
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: mg@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/m-goedert
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Susan Golombok
Department: Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email: seg42@cam.ac.uk
Topic: New family forms; parent-child relationships
Website: http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/SusanGolombok
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Women's Health
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr David Good
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: dg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Social science approach to the design of new technologies
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/dg25@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Usha Goswami
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ucg10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cognitive development including cognitive neuroscience of language, reading, DLD and dyslexia
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ucg10@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Fabian Grabenhorst
Department: Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: fg292@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurophysiology of reward decision-making social cognition
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/fabian-grabenhorst
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Ingo Greger
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: ig@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Glutamate-gated ion channels: biogenesis and trafficking
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/i-greger
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Hastings
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: mha@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular neurobiology of circadian timing
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/m-hastings
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Olaf Hauk
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: olaf.hauk@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: EEG/MEG/fMRI/TMS and eye-tracking studies on reading and semantics; new methods for EEG/MEG source estimation and connectivity analysis
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?olafhauk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Berthold Hedwig
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: bh202@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Auditory processing and signal generation in insects.
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/research/groups/neurobiology-acoustic-communic...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Mr Adel Helmy
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: aeh33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Traumatic Brain Injury, Inflammation, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage, Neurosurgery
Website: https://www.neurosurg.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/neuroinflammation/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rik Henson
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: rik.henson@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems neuroscience of human memory and its disorders in acquired amnesia, aging and dementia. Neuroimaging and statistical analysis methods.
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/rik.henson/personal/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Allan Herbison
Department: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email: aeh36@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neuroendocrinology
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/allan-herbison
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Melissa Hines
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: mh504@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Hormonal influences on human neural and behavioral development across the lifespan
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/mh504@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Women's Health
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Emeritus Christine Holt
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ceh33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental Neuroscience
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-holt
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Rita Horvath
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Centre for Brain Repair)
Email: rh732@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Improving the understanding of genetic neurological conditions with a focus on mitochondrial disease and inherited neuropathy
Website: https://www-neurosciences.medschl.cam.ac.uk/horvathlab/dr-rita-horvath/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Claire Hughes
Department: Department of Psychology (Centre for Family Research)
Email: ch288@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Developmental change from age 2 to age 6 and familial predictors
Website: http://www.cfr.cam.ac.uk/directory/ClaireHughes
Themes: Epidemiology and Public Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Peter Hutchinson
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email: pjah2@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cerebral metabolism and imaging following acute brain injury
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pjah2
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Greg Jefferis
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: jefferis@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: From connectomics to learned and sexually dimorphic behaviours
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/g-jefferis
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Mark Johnson
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: mj492@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Typical at-risk and atypical functional brain development in human infants and toddlers using a variety of different brain imaging cognitive behavioural genetic and computational modelling techniques
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/professor-mark-johnson
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Joanne Jones
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: jls53@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: We study human autoimmunity; in particular we aim to understand why autoimmunity often occurs during recovery from T cell lymphopenia
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jls53
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Peter Jones
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: pbj21@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epidemiology etiology and developmental dimensions of psychiatric disorders; schizophrenia and the psychoses
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pbj21
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Epidemiology and Public Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Ragnhildur Karadottir
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: rk385@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurotransmitter signalling to oligodendrocytes and their progenitor cells in both health and disease
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/rk385@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Golam Khandaker
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: gmk24@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Role of inflammation (cytokines genes and cells) in depression and psychosis; Immuno-therapeutics for psychiatry
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?Golam
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Zoe Kourtzi
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: zk240@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Human neuroscience of lifelong learning and brain plasticity; AI-guided solutions for neurodegenerative and mental health disorders
Website: https://www.abg.psychol.cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Andras Lakatos
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: al291@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pathomechanistic and therapeutic discoveries at single cell resolution using novel human organoid models of neurodegenerative diseases
Website: http://www.brc.cam.ac.uk/principal-investigators/andras-lakatos/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Matthias Landgraf
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: ml10006@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Nervous system development and plasticity, with focus on critical periods and metabolic reactive oxygen species.
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/research/cell-and-developmental-biology/neural...
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Rebecca Lawson
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: rl337@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational models pharmacology and brain imaging to understand how humans learn to build adaptive expectations about the world around us other people and ourselves
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/rebecca-lawson
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Michael Lee
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Anaesthesia)
Email: ml404@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical neuroscience: mechanisms of unusual or rare pain susceptibility or resilience in humans
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/https://www.neuroscience.ca...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Victoria Leong
Department: Department of Pediatrics
Email: vvec2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Parent-infant social interactions, neural synchrony, social learning
Website: http://www.baby-linc.psychol.cam.ac.uk/
Themes:
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  Giovanna  Mallucci
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences and UK Dementia Research Institute at Cambridge
Email: gm522@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms and prevention of neurodegeneration
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?gm522
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Tom Manly
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: tom.manly@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The cognitive neuropsychology of adult acquired attentional and executive disorders; attentional/executive function in children; neuropsychological rehabilitation
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/tom.manly/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor  Hugh Markus
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: hsm32@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular genetic and imaging techniques to investigate the pathogenesis of stroke with a particular focus on cerebral small vessel disease
Website: https://www.neurology.cam.ac.uk/neurology-unit-research-groups/stroke-re...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor William Marslen Wilson
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: wdm10@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cognitive science and neuroscience of language
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?wmarslen
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Theresa Marteau
Department: Department of Public Health and Primary Care
Email: tm388@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Changing behaviour across populations to improve health equitably and sustainably
Website: https://www.phpc.cam.ac.uk/people/pcu-group/pcu-senior-academic-staff/th...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 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 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
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Hugh Matthews
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: hrm1@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Electrophysiology of vertebrate photo- and chemo- transduction
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/matthews/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr William McEwan
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: wm305@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Immunity in Alzheimer’s disease and other neurodegenerative conditions
Website: https://mcewan-lab.com/
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Harvey McMahon
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: hmm@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clathrin-mediated endocytosis
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/h-mcmahon
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Menon
Department: Department of Medicine (Division of Anaesthesia)
Email: dkm13@wbic.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Physiological imaging of acute brain injury reactive processes (including inflammation) in CNS injury mechanisms of coma and anaesthesia stem cell therapy in brain injury
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?dkm13
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Florian Merkle
Department: Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email: fm436@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding the cellular and molecular basis of neurological disease using human stem cell-derived and animal model systems
Website: http://www.merklelab.org/
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Su Metcalfe
Department: Department of Surgery
Email: smm1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Use of nanotechnology to deliver growth factors in vivo to promote brain repair
Website: https://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/Networkdirectory/smm1001%40cam.ac.uk
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Emmanouil Metzakopian
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences UK Dementia Research Institute
Email: em698@cam.ac.uk
Topic: To boost connect and revolutionise Dementia discovery science and to accelerate finding new ways to diagnose and treat Dementia effectively
Website: https://ukdri.ac.uk/centres/cambridge
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Susanna Mierau
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: sbm33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Synaptic and network development and cellular mechanisms of neurodevelopmental disorders
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?sbm33
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
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 Amy Milton
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: alm46@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurochemical mechanisms underlying appetitive memory reconsolidation
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/alm46@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor John Mollon
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: j.mollon@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Visual perception. Colour vision. Perception of faces.  Genetic variations in perception. History of optics and of experimental psychology.
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/jm123@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr  Sarah Morgan
Department: Department of Psychiatry, Computer Science and Technology
Email: sem91@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Data science for mental health research (including brain imaging and Natural Language Processing)
Website: https://semorgan.org/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Jenny Morton
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ajm41@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms underlying neurological dysfunction in Huntington's disease
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ajm41
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Dennis Norris
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: dennis.norris@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Psycholinguistics; visual and spoken word recognition; short term memory;computational modelling
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/dennis.norris/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor John O'Brien
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: john.obrien@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Old age Psychiatry
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jto27
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Cahir O'Kane
Department: Department of Genetics
Email: cjo1003@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Axonal endoplasmic reticulum in Drosophila, and its roles in health and disease
Website: https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/research-groups/okane
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, 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: The endocrine control of metabolism in health and disease
Website: http://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/staff/hod/
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr David Parker
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: djp27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Synaptic plasticity in spinal cord
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/parker
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Manav Pathania
Department: Department of Oncology
Email: mp915@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain tumours
Website: https://www.pathanialab.com/
Themes: Cancer, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Professor Ole Paulsen
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: op210@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The relation between network oscillations and synaptic plasticity in the cortex and impact on encoding and retrieval of information
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/ole-paulsen
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Gareth Pearce
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: gpp28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Animal health and welfare involving wildlife fish and farm animals
Website: http://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/gpp28@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Virginia Pedicord
Department: Department of Medicine
Email: vap33@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Microbiota effects on host physiology

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

Name: 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 Kate Plaisted Grant
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: k.plaisted@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The cognitive neuroscience of autism
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/kcp1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Stefano Pluchino
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: spp24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Regenerative Neuroimmunology
Website: www.pluchinolab.org
Themes: Infection and Immunity, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Jasper Poort
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: jp816@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Vision, Learning, Attention, Decision-making, Neurodevelopmental disorders, Eye movements
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/svl
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Eleanor Raffan
Department: Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email: er311@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetics of metabolic disease, animal genetics
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/eleanor-raffan
Themes:
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Lucy Raymond
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: flr24@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The genetic basis of intellectual disability
Website:  https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-lucy-raymond
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Evan Reid
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: ealr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Unravelling the molecular pathology of axon death
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-evan-reid
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
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: Professor Jason Rentfrow
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: pjr39@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Personality and Individual Differences
Website: https://www.psd.psychol.cam.ac.uk/team-members/dr-jason-rentfrow-pi
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome
Name: Professor Trevor Robbins
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: twr2@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Fronto-striaal systems and impulsive-compulsive disorders
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-trevor-w-robbins-cbe-frs-f...
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Angela Roberts
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: acr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Prefrontal networks involved in the regulation of cognition and emotion
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/angela-roberts
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
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: Professor Chris Rodgers
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Wolfson Brain Imaging Centre)
Email: ctr28@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Ultra-high field (7T) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS)
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ctr28
Themes: Cardiovascular Science and Medicine, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr James Rowe
Department: MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
Email: james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: The relationship between motor and cognitive processes in healthy subjects and neurodegenerative disease; overlap between disorders of movement and cognition; functional changes associated with disease; assessment of potential surrogate indices of the efficacy of candidate therapies; cognitive architecture for response selection and voluntary action; fMRI PET rTMS and MEG.
Website: http://www.mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk/people/james.rowe/
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor James Rowe
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: james.rowe@mrc-cbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Characterisation and optimisation of prefrontal cortical functions in health and disease
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?jamesrowe
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor David Rowitch
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: dhr25@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Glial Cells and Response to Injury
Website: https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/rowitch
Themes: Cancer, Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor David Rowitch
Department: Professor of Paediatrics; Stem Cell Institute
Email: dhr25@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: CNS Development and Disease
Website: http://paediatrics.medschl.cam.ac.uk/about-us/people/senior-academic-sta...
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor David Rubinsztein
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: dcr1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Autophagy and neurodegeneration
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-david-rubinsztein-fmedsci-frs
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Barbara Sahakian
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: bjs1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Clinical neuroscience and neuropsychiatry
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?barbara
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Stephen Sawcer
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurology Unit)
Email: sjs1016@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The Genetic Analysis of Multiple Sclerosis
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?ssawcer
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr William Schafer
Department: MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email: wschafer@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cellular and molecular mechanisms of behaviour
Website: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/w-schafer
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Simone Schnall
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ss877@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The relationship between cognitive and affective processes
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ss877@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Wolfram Schultz
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: ws234@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurophysiology of the reward systems
Website: https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/wolfram-schultz
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
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: Professor Jon Simons
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: jss30@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Cognitive neuroscience particularly the role of the frontal lobes in the cognitive control of human long-term memory
Website: http://www.memlab.psychol.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr  William Skylark
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: w.j.skylark@cantab.net
Topic: Psychology
Website: www.skylarkresearch.net
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Piotr Smielewski
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Neurosurgery Unit)
Email: ps10011@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computerised monitoring and diagnostics of intracranial dynamics: brain injury and hydrocephalus
Website: http://www.neurosurg.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Ewan Smith
Department: Department of Pharmacology
Email: es336@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Pain; chemoreception; neuronal excitabilityPain mechanisms / naked mole-rat extremophile biology
Website: https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Smith
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Debra Spencer
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ds356@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Gender development
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/ds356%40cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Maria Grazia Spillantini
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: mgs11@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mechanisms of protein aggregation in neurodegenerative diseases
Website: https://spillantinilab.medschl.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Peter St George-Hyslop
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: phs22@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Genetics of human neurodegenerative disease
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-peter-st-george-hyslop-frs
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Li Su
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: ls514@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Computational psychiatry focusing on dementia neuroimaging analysis methods and cognitive modelling
Website: https://www.aicn-group.com
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr John Suckling
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: js369@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Brain imaging methods and analysisPsychiatry, Brain Imaging, Bioinformatics, Cognitive recovery, Neuroscience
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?js369
Themes: Cancer, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Dénes Szücs
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: ds377@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Mathematical cognition and development, mathematics anxiety, meta-science, reseach replicability
Website: https://www.cne.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/denes-szucs
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Deborah Talmi
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: dt492@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Emotional cognition - cognitive, neural and computational mechanism of emotion and motivation and their impact on learning, memory and decision-making
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/staff/dr-deborah-talmi
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Robert Tasker
Department: Department of Paediatrics
Email: rct31@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Head-injury in childhood: long-term cognitive and structural deficits
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?rct31181
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alana Thackray
Department: Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email: amt27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Molecular pathology of prion disease
Website: https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/amt27%40cam.ac.uk
Themes:
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Lorraine Tyler
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: lktyler@csl.psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neurobiology of language perception ageing
Website: http://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/lkt10@cam.ac.uk
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr  Jelle van den Ameele
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: jv361@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Neural stem cell metabolism, mitochondrial disease, chromatin regulation during brain development
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/van-den-ameele-group
Themes: Reproduction, Development and Lifelong Health, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Sander van der Linden
Department: Department of Psychology
Email: sander.vanderlinden@psychol.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Judgment and Decision-Making, Social Influence, Attitudes, Persuasion
Website: https://www.psychol.cam.ac.uk/people/sander-van-der-linden
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Petra Vertes
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: pv226@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Systems and Computational Neuroscience
Website: https://www.psychiatry.cam.ac.uk/groups/systems-and-computational-neuros...
Themes: Medical Imaging, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
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: Dr Simon White
Department: MRC Biostatistics Unit
Email: simon.white@mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Statistics for neuroscience
Website: https://www.mrc-bsu.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Dr Alex Whitworth
Department: MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email: alex.whitworth@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic: Role of mitochondrial dysfunction in neurodegenerative diseases
Website: https://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/whitworth-group
Themes: Functional and Evolutionary Genomics, Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour, Molecules and Cells, Metabolic Medicine, Integrative and Comparative Physiology
Applications from potential students are welcome
Name: Professor Paul Wilkinson
Department: Department of Psychiatry
Email: pow12@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Epidemiology of self-harm; undergraduate medical education research
Website: http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?pwilkinson
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Caroline Williams-Gray
Department: Department of Clinical Neurosciences
Email: chm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic: The role of the immune system in Parkinson’s disease
Website: https://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?chm27
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome
Name: Dr Ian Winter
Department: Department of Physiology Development and Neuroscience
Email: imw1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Sensory systems central processing of auditory signals
Website: http://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/staff/winter/
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Professor Geoffrey Woods
Department: Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email: cw347@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Understanding Mendelian disorders of neurodevelopment and the genetics of human pain
Website: https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/staff/professor-geoff-woods
Themes: Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
 Sorry no students can be taken this year
Name: Dr Jennifer York
Department: Department of Zoology
Email: jy364@cam.ac.uk
Topic: Behavioural ecology & Bio-inspired design
Website: https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/jenny-york
Themes:
Applications from potential students are welcome

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