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Structural and Molecular Cell Biology

Principal investigators in theme:

 


Name:     Dr Sebastian Ahnert
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sea31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Network analysis, genotype-phenotype maps, biological self-assembly, protein quaternary structure, evolution complexity
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/ahnert-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Radu  Aricescu
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    radu@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The Structural Biology of Synaptic Connectivity
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/radu-aricescu/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Margaret Ashcroft
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    m.ashcroft@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular ecll biology
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/ashcroft/
Themes: cancer, cardiovascular science and medcine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr David  Barford
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    dbarford@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of the anaphase-promoting complex and the mitotic checkpoint
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/david-barford/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alex Bateman
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    bateman@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Analysis of protein and RNA sequence
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/bateman
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sir David Baulcombe
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    dcb40@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Gene silencing and disease resistance
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/davidbaulcombe
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Howard Baylis
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    hab28@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intracellular signalling mechanisms regulating the development and physiology of C. elegans
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-howard-baylis
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mariann Bienz
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mb2@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms of Wnt signal transduction
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/mariann-bienz/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Oliver Billker
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ob4@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Rodent models of malaria
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/billker-group
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology, and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sir Tom Blundell
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/blundell
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Thorsten Bovoriak
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    teb45@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Implantation, germ cell specification and the continuum of pluripotent states in primate embryogenesis
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/thorsten-bovoriak/
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cristina Branco
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    cmm77@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Contribution of somatic cells in cancer progression and metastatic disease
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/cristina-branco
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Sarah Bray
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sjb32@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular biology of Drosophila development
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/sarah-bray
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Brierley
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    ib103@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Translational control in virus gene expression
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/ian-brierley
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr  John Briggs
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    jbriggs@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Enveloped viruses and coated vesicles - cryo-electron microscopy and tomography
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/john-briggs/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Kevin Brindle
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    kmb1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular imaging in Cancer
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/brindle
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Bill Broadhurst
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    r.w.broadhurst@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/broadhurst
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Guy Brown
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    gcb3@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Microglia, meuroinflammation, cell death and phagocytic signalling
WWW:    http://www.guybrown.net
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, infection and immunity, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nick Brown
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    nb117@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell adhesion and morphogenesis in Drosophila
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-brown
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Clare Bryant
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    ceb27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Macrophage activation in infection
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/clare-bryant
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Clare Buckley
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/clare-buckley
Themes: cancer,developmental and regenerative biology and medicine,neuroscience, psychology and mental health,structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Raymond Bujdoso
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    rb202@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular pathology in prion disease
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/infection-and-immunity/Raymond-Bujdoso
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Simon Bullock
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    sbullock@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of mRNA localisation and cytoskeletal transport
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/simon-bullock/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Folma Buss
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    fb207@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Myosin motor proteins in health and disease
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-a-h/buss
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Albert Cardona
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac2040@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Relationship between structure and function in neural circuits
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/albert-cardona
Themes: neuroscience, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Mark Carrington
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/carrington
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Carter
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    cartera@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The Structure and Mechanism of Dynein
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/andrew-carter/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kevin Chalut
Dept:      Department of Physics (Wellcome Trust/ MRC Stem Cell Institute)
Email:    kc370@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How physical processes drive the development of the mammalian embryo and the function of stem cells
WWW:    http://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/chalut
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mike  Chapman
Dept:      Department of Haematology (NHSBT)
Email:    mac54@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Myeloma and normal lymphoid biology
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-mike-chapman-2/
Themes: cancer, Infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Edwin Chilvers
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Division of Respiratory Medicine)
Email:    erc24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Second-messenger regulation of neutrophil priming and apoptosis
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/chilvers/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jason Chin
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    chin@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Systematic genetic code reprogramming / Centre for chemical and synthetic biology
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/jason-chin/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Simon Cook
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    simon.cook@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of MAP and SAPK pathways and their role in cell proliferation, apoptosis and oncogenesis
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/simon-cook
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Andrew Crawford
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ac151@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory transduction mechanisms in the cochlea
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/andrew-crawford
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Colin Crump
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division)
Email:    cmc56@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Herpesvirus assembly and egress
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/colin-crump
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paula da Fonseca
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    pauladf@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure and function of cell regulatory protein complexes
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/paula-da-fonseca/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julia Davies
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jmd32@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Root biology and calcium signalling
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/juliadavies
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Maike de la Roche
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/de-la-roche-group
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Emmanuel Derivery
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    derivery@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of asymmetric trafficking
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/emmanuel-derivery/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Dupree
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pd101@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioenergy, proteomics, bioinformatics and glycobiology
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/dupree
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, plant biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Mike Edwardson
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    jme1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bioimaging using atomic force microscopy
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Edwardson
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sarah Elderkin
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    sarah.elderkin@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Investigation into the mechanisms and factors that enable regulated genome function in vivo
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/sarah-elderkin
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Christine Farr
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    cjf1004@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular Cell Biology, Cancer, Chromosome Biology, Centromeres, Topoisomerase II
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/farr
Themes: cancer; structural and molecular cell biology,
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alan Fersht
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    alan@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Tumour suppressor p53 structure and drug discovery
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/alan-fersht/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Andrew Firth
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    aef24@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  virus bioinformatics, comparative genomics, protein synthesis, ribosome profiling, virus discovery/evolution/taxonomy
WWW:    http://www.firthlab.path.cam.ac.uk/index.html
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/rebecca-fitzgerald
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Angeleen Fleming
Dept:      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.
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/angeleen-fleming
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Oliver Florey
Dept:      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)
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/oliver-florey
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kristian Franze
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/kristian-franze
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gillian Fraser
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    gmf25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial flagella biogenesis, Vibrio cholerae cell polarity, regulatory networks, genomics
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/gillian-fraser
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Peter Fraser
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    peter.fraser@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Investigation into the mechanisms and factors that enable regulated genome function in vivo
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/peter-fraser
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Daniel Gaffney
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    dg13@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Genomics of gene regulation
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/gaffney-group
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, evolutionary biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Gait
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mgait@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Therapeutic applications of synthetic oligonucleotide analogues & their peptide conjugates
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/michael-gait/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Jenny  Gallop
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email:    j.gallop@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane-triggered actin polymerization: molecular mechanisms and morphogenesis
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/gallop
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mathew Garnett
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    mg12@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Translational Cancer Genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/garnett-group
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Nicholas Gay
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    n.j.gay@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human Toll like receptors in inflammatory disease
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/gay
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fanni Gergely
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    fanni.gergely@cancer.org.uk
Topic:  Investigating centrosome function and the development of abnormal centrosomes in tumour cells
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/gergely-group
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Gibson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    jsg1001@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ion and water homeostasis in red cells and chondrocytes
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/jsg1001@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Richard  Gilbertson
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/gilbertson-group
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Glover
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    dmg25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mitotic protein kinases, centrosomes, microtubule associated proteins
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/david-glover
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Julian Gough
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    gough@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational Genomics
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/julian-gough/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Tony Green
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research Affiliate)
Email:    arg1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Haematopoietic stem cells/leukemia
WWW:    https://www.stemcells.cam.ac.uk/research/pis/green
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Fiona Gribble
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fmg23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/fiona-gribble/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Greg Hannon
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/hannon-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Roger Hardie
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    rch14@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Phototransduction and ion channels in Drosophila retina
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/roger-hardie
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Phill Hawkins
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    phillip.hawkins@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular signalling with a focus on the PI3K signalling pathway in neutrophils
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/phillip-hawkins
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ramanujan Hegde
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rhegde@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane protein biosynthesis and quality control
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/ramanujan-hegde/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ian Henderson
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    irh25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Meiosis and Epigenetic Inheritance
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/ianhenderson
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Richard Henderson
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rh15@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  High resolution 3D structures by electron cryomicroscopy
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/richard-henderson/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Robert Henderson
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    rmh1003@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure and function of biological macromolecules examined using the atomic force microscope
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Henderson
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Brian Hendrich
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Wellcome Trust - MRC Stem Cell Institute)
Email:    Brian.Hendrich@cscr.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcriptional control of stem cell fate
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/hendrich
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Frances Henson
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    fmdh1@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intrinsic repair of articular cartilage
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Frances-Henson
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Julian Hibberd
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    jmh65@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Assembly and role of photosynthetic apparatus in specific cell-types and evolution of C4 photosynthesis
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/julianhibberd
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Judy Hirst
Dept:      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)
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/judy-hirst
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Daniel Hodson
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    djh1002@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  B lymphocyte development and malignant transformation towards leukaemia
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-daniel-hodson/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Florian Hollfelder
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    fh111@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanistic enzymology and directed evolution
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/hollfelder
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Philipp Holliger
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    ph1@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Synthetic biology of nucleic acid replication
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/philipp-holliger/
Themes: evolutionary biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nick Holmes
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    nh106@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  T lymphocyte activation; CD45
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/nick-holmes
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Christine Holt
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ceh33@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Axon guidance in the developing brain
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christine-holt
Themes: neuroscience, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Christopher Howe
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    c.j.howe@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Biochemistry and evolution of photosynthesis
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/howe
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, plant biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Chris Huang
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    clh11@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium and cellular activation processes in skeletal and cardiac muscle, including mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmogenesis
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/christopher-huang
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Colin Hughes
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Microbiology and Parasitology Division)
Email:    ch113@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Flagella biogenesis; molecular mechanisms of bacterial toxin export
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/colin-hughes
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor James Huntington
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    jah52@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular recognition in haemostasis
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-a-h/huntington
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marko Hyvonen
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/hyvonen
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Imbeault
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    mi339@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Functional characterization of KRAB-ZFPs and their role in the establishment of species-specific gene regulatory networks
WWW:    https://gen.cam.ac.uk
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Laura Itzhaki
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    lsi10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Tandem-repeat proteins: function and malfunction in disease and redesigned for biotherapeutics
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Itzhaki
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Antony Jackson
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    a.p.jackson@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane traffic protein targeting
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/jacksont
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Stephen   Jackson
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email:    s.jackson@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Maintenance of genome stability/DNA repair
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/jacksons
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John James
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    jj400@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Understanding the dynamics of immune cell signalling networks using optical and chemical biology tools
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/james/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Leo James
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    lcj@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Intracellular immunity
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/leo-james/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gregory Jefferis
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    gsxej2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  the use of electron microscopy approaches to the study the organisation of the adult and larval fly brain, and developmental studies
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-greg-jefferis
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alexander Jones
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    alexander.jones@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Determining the mechanisms controlling plant hormone patterns and dynamics
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/jones-group
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Phil Jones
Dept:      MRC Cancer Unit
Email:    phj20@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stem cells and Cancer
WWW:    https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/directory/phil-jones
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Henrik Jönsson
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    henrik.jonsson@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of live imaging techniques and Computational Morphodynamics models at the cellular level.
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/jonsson-henrik
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Fiona Karet
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    fek1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Renal tubular homeostasis in health and disease
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/karet
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Jim Kaufman
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Immunology Division)
Email:    jfk31@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure, function and evolution of disease resistance and vaccine response
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/jim-kaufman
Themes: infection and immunity, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic disease, structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rob Kay
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rrk@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How cells drink and move: macropinocytosis and chemotaxis
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/rob-kay/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Svetlana Khoronenkova
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    sk870@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  DNA repair and neurodegenerative diseases
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/khoronenkova
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Golnar Kolahgar
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    golnar.kolahgar@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Extrinsic regulation of intestinal proliferation and gut maintenance in Drosophila
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/golnar-kolahgar
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Komander
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    dk@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Specificity in the ubiquitin system
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/david-komander/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Vassilis Koronakis
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/vassilis-koronakis
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Tony Kouzarides
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Virology Division/Wellcome Trust Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    tk106@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcriptional control by chromatin regulators
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/tony-kouzarides
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Patrycja Kozik
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    pkozik@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Dendritic cells and initiation of the immune responses
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/patrycja-kozik/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Torsten Krude
Dept:      Department of Zoology
Email:    tk218@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of human chromosome replication
WWW:    https://www.zoo.cam.ac.uk/directory/dr-torsten-krude
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicholas Ktistakis
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    nicholas.ktistakis@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Lipid signalling and intracellular transport
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/nicholas-ktistakis
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Wanda Kukulski
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    Kukulski
Topic:  Linking membrane architecture to function by correlative microscopy
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/wanda-kukulski/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Edmund Kunji
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    edmund.kunji@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The structure and function of mitochondrial carriers
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/edmund-kunji
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter Lachmann
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    pjl1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Microbial subversion of innate immunity
WWW:    https://www.immunology.cam.ac.uk/directory/pjl1000@cam.ac.uk
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Heike Laman
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    hl316@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ubiquitin ligases, cancer, Parkinson's disease, cell cycle regulation
WWW:    https://www.laman-lab.path.cam.ac.uk/
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Meindert Lamers
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mlamers@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  DNA replication and translesion synthesis
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/meindert-lamers/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Madeline Lancaster
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mlancast@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human brain development in cerebral organoids
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/madeline-lancaster/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ernest Laue
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    e.d.laue@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural biology of complexes involved in chromatin structure
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/laue
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nicolas Le Novere
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    lenov@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational systems biology of signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/nicolas-le-novere
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Peter Leadlay
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pfl10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Genetics, chemical biology,enzymology, and engineering of natural products biosynthesis, synthetic biology,genome sequencing and genome mining for novel antibiotics
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/leadlay
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marcus Lee
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    ml31@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Malaria Parasite Drug Resistance
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/lee-group
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Andrew Leslie
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    andrew@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural studies of macromolecules
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/andrew-leslie/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Virgilio Lew
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    vll1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular homeostasis and cell volume regulation in health and disease; mathematical models of cell homeostasis
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/virgilio-leon-lew
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ottoline Leyser
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    ottoline.leyser@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Hormonal control of shoot branching and its plascicity
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/leyser-ottoline
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Wei Li
Dept:      Department of Medicine
Email:    wl225@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of endothelial BMP signalling in cardiovascular diseases
WWW:    https://www.cardiovascular.cam.ac.uk/directory/wli
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Catherine Lindon
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    acl34@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Ubiquitin-mediated signaling to the outcomes of mitotic cell division
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/lindon/Summary
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michelle Linterman
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    michelle.linterman@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular and molecular changes in T-cell aging
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/michelle-linterman
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Karen Lipkow
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    karen.lipkow@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Integrating cellular architecture and signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/karen-lipkow
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Rick Livesey
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email:    rick@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian neural stem cell biology, fundamental and applied
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/livesey
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jan Loewe
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    jyl@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The bacterial cytoskeleton
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/jan-lowe/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ben Luisi
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    bfl20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural biology of assemblies and regulatory complexes
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/luisi
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Paul Luzio
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    jpl10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane traffic in the late endocytic pathway
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/luzio
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Paula  MacGregor
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    pm560@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis and evolution of host-parasite interactions in African trypanosomes
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/paula-macgregor
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lesley MacVinish
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    ljm1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CFTR and cystic fibrosis
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/MacVinish
Themes: integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Professor Eamonn Maher
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    erm1000@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  renal cell carcinoma, phaeochromocytoma, multiple primary cancers, genomic imprinting disorders and developmental disorders
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/professor-eamonn-maher/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Stefan Marciniak
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    sjm20@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The role of endoplasmic reticulum stress in disease
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/marciniak
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Carla  Martins
Dept:      MRC Cancer Unit
Email:    c.martins@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of cancer progression, lung cancer, therapy
WWW:    https://www.mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk/research/carla-martins-folder
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Juan Mata
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    jm593@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Posttranscriptional regulatory networks
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/mata
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Matthews
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    hrm1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Electrophysiology of vertebrate photo- and chemo- transduction
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/hugh-matthews
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Patrick Maxwell
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    phm29@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Oxygen sensing and renal diseases
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/maxwell
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Simon  Mendez-Ferrer
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    sm2116@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stem cell niche pathophysiology
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-simon-mendez-ferrer/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michal Minczuk
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    michal.minczuk@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Discovering the genetic links between mitochondrial dysfunction and human disease
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/michal-minczuk
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Eric Miska
Dept:      Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    eam29@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Control of gene expression through non-coding RNA
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/eric-miska
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Yorgo Modis
Dept:      Department of Medicine (Molecular Immunity Unit)
Email:    ym10000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanism of transgene silencing by the Human Silencing Hub (HUSH)
WWW:    http://www.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/ymodis/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Kevin Moreau
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    km510@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Unconventional protein trafficking across the cell membrane
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/kevin-moreau/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Helen Mott
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    hrm28@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural biology of proteins and complexes involved in signal transduction
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/mott
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sean Munro
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    sean@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Small G proteins and the organisation of the Golgi apparatus
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/sean-munro/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Elizabeth Murchison
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    epm27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The genetics and evolution of transmissible cancers
WWW:    https://www.research.vet.cam.ac.uk/research-staff-directory/principal-investigators/systems-pathology/Elizabeth-Murchison
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Michael Murphy
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    michael.murphy@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Targeting molecules to mitochondria, mitochondrial radical production, thiol redox state and redox signalling
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/mike-murphy
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Garib Murshudov
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    garib@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Computational Crystallography
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/h-to-m/garib-murshudov
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Kiyoshi Nagai
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    kn@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  CryoEM, crystallographic and biochemical studies of the spliceosome
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/kiyoshi-nagai/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Masashi Narita
Dept:      Department of Oncology (Cancer Research UK Cambridge Research Institute)
Email:    Masashi.Narita@cruk.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Characterising senescent cells at the molecular level, including the role of p53
WWW:    https://www.cruk.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/narita-group
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Neuhaus
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    dn@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Solution structure by NMR spectroscopy
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/david-neuhaus/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ben Nichols
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    ben@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell biology of the plasma membrane
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/ben-nichols/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Daniel Nietlispach
Dept:      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)
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/nietlispach
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Ellen Nisbet
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    rern2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular evolution - from algae to malaria
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/nisbet
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Devin O'Connor
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    Devin.OConnor@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Grass developmental genetics and auxin-transport mediated patterning.
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/oconnor-devin
Themes: plant biology, evolutionary biology, structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students:Sorry no students can be taken this year


Name:     Dr Cahir O'Kane
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    c.okane@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell biology of axonal and synaptic endoplasmic retriculum, and its roles in neuron mCell biology of axonal and synaptic endoplasmic reticulum, and its roles in neuron maintenance and neurodegeneration
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/okane
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Giles Oldroyd
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    giles.oldroyd@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Development of symbiotic associations in plants
WWW:    
Themes: plant biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology,
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John O'Neill
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    oneillj@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular Rhythms, Signalling and Metabolic Regulation
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/john-oneill/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Stephen O'Rahilly
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    so104@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis of severe obesity in man
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/professor-sir-stephen-orahilly/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Darerca Owen
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    do@bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure function relationships in small G proteins involved in cancer progression
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/owen
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Owen
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    djo30@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural biology of transport vesicle and organelle biogenesis
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-i-p/owen
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Miles Parkes
Dept:      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
WWW:    http://www.med.cam.ac.uk/parkes/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Lori Passmore
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    passmore@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular machines that regulate mRNA polyA tails
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/lori-passmore/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Jerzy Paszkowski
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    jerzy.paszkowski@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The epigenetic regulation of transcription and on molecular mechanisms contributing to formation of transgenerationally stable epigenetic sates
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/directory/paszkowski-jerzy
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Uta Paszkowski
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    up220@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms underlying the formation and functioning of AM symbioses in rice and maize
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/utapaszkowski
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr K J Patel
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    kjp@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Chromosome breakage and repair in stem cells
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/kj-patel
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Pelham
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    hp@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Membrane protein sorting
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/hugh-pelham/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Luca Pellegrini
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    luca@cryst.bioc.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  DNA repair and recombination
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/pellegrini
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Evangelia Petsalaki
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    petsalaki@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  cell signaling, networks, models, data integration
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/petsalaki
Themes: cancer, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Anna Philpott
Dept:      Department of Oncology
Email:    ap113@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental biology, cell cycle, cancer, neurogenesis
WWW:    https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/directory/anna-philpott
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Cristina Pina
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    cp533@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcriptional heterogeneity in normal and malignant cell fate decisions
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-cristina-pina/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julien Prudent
Dept:      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
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/julien-prudent
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Taufiq Rahman
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    mtur2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Rational drug design; cell signalling; structure, function and modulation of ion channels; bioactive natural products
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/rahman
Themes: cancer, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Venki Ramakrishnan
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    ramak@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure of the translational apparatus
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/venki-ramakrishnan/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Felix Randow
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    randow@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell-autonomous and innate immunity
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/felix-randow/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julian Rayner
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    jr9@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Human-parasite interactions in malaria
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/rayner-group
Themes: infection and immunity, epidemiology and public health, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Randy Read
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    rjr27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Protein crystallography and pathogenesis
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/read
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Evan Reid
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    ealr4@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular cell biology of axonal degeneration
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/reid
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Wolf Reik
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    wolf.reik@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Mammalian developmental genetics, genomic imprinting and epigenetic reprogramming
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/epigenetics/wolf-reik
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Frank Reimann
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    fr222@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Stimulus-secretion coupling in gut neuroendocrine cells
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/frank-reimann/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Daniela Rhodes
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rhodes@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Chromatin and telomere structure
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/emeritus/daniela-rhodes/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ingo Ringshausen
Dept:      Department of Haematology
Email:    ir279@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Low grade lymphoma
WWW:    http://www.haem.cam.ac.uk/staff/senior-staff/dr-ingo-ringshausen/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hugh Robinson
Dept:      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
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/hugh-robinson
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Margaret Robinson
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    msr12@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Coated vesicles adaptors
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/robinson
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Llewelyn Roderick
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    llewelyn.roderick@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium signalling in cardiac myocytes
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/directory/hlr26@cam.ac.uk
Themes: cardiovascular science and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Katja Roper
Dept:      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
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/katja-roper/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Rahul Roychoudhuri
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    rahul.roychoudhuri@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Transcription factor regulation of cell fate-specification and function within the T cell lineage
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/rahul-roychoudhuri
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor David Rubinsztein
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    dcr1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Autophagy and neurodegeneration
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/rubinsztein
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Stewart Sage
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    sos10@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Calcium signalling in blood platelets
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/stewart-sage
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, cardiovascular science and medicine
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Dr Julian Sale
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    jes@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Vertebrate mutagenesis and DNA damage tolerance
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/julian-sale/
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Benedicte Sanson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    bs251@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Tissue, cell and cytoskeleton behaviours during convergence extension and boundary formation in Drosophila embryos
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/benedicte-sanson
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Milka Sarris
Dept:      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.
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/milka-sarris
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Savage
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    dbs23@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of insulin resistance
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/david-savage/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sjors Scheres
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    scheres@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Visualising molecular machines in action
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/sjors-scheres
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Sebastian Schornack
Dept:      Sainsbury Laboratory
Email:    sebastian.schornack@slcu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Developmental processes in plant-microbe interactions
WWW:    https://www.slcu.cam.ac.uk/research/schornack-group
Themes: plant biology, infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Christof Schwiening
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    cjs30@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neuronal intracellular pH microdomains and their functional importance
WWW:    http://www.neuroscience.cam.ac.uk/directory/profile.php?cjs30
Themes: neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Matthew Seaman
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    mnjs100@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  The molecular mechanisms of endosome-to-Golgi retrieval
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/seaman
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marisa Segal
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    ms433@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell cycle control of mitotic spindle morphogenesis in budding yeast
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/directory/marisa-segal
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    ans48@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Aetiology of pregnancy complications and the regulation of developmental processes
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/amanda-sferruzzi-perri
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Hayley Sharpe
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    hjs49@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Receptor tyrosine phosphatase signalling in physiology and disease
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/hayley-sharpe
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Symeon Siniossoglou
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    ss560@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Linking phospholipid metabolism to membrane and organelle function
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/siniossoglou
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Barbara Skelly
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    bjs1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular basis of inherited diseases in the cat and dog
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/bjs1000@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alison Smith
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    as25@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulation of metabolism in plants and algae; algal-bacterial symbiosis; riboswitches
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alisonsmith
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor  Austin Smith
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Wellcome Trust - MRC Stem Cell Institute)
Email:    Austin.Smith@cscr.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Embryo stem cell biology
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/smitha
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Christopher Smith
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    cwjs1@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Alternative pre-mRNA splicing
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/smithc
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Ewan Smith
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    es336@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Sensory neurophysiology, pain, hypoxia/hypercapnia resistance and cancer
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/Smith
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Geoffrey Smith
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    hod.sec@path.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Vaccinia virus replication, spread, immune evasion and pathogenesis. Vaccine development.
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/directory/geoffrey-smith
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Daniel St Johnston
Dept:      Department of Genetics (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    d.stjohnston@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell polarity in development and cancer
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/stjohnston
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Nancy Standart
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    nms23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  mRNA localisation and translation in Xenopus oocytes and eggs
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/standart
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Len Stephens
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    len.stephens@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Cellular signalling with a focus on the PI3K signalling pathway in neutrophils
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/len-stephens
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Murray Stewart
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    ms@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Nuclear transport
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/emeritus/murray-stewart/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr David Summers
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    d.summers@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Bacterial signalling and antibiotic resistance
WWW:    https://www.gen.cam.ac.uk/research-groups/summers
Themes: Infection and immunity; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Azim Surani
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience (Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute)
Email:    a.surani@gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Human germ cell specification and epigenetic programming
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/surani
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr John Sutherland
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    johns@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Chemical origins of molecular biology
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/n-to-s/john-sutherland
Themes: evolutionary biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Chris Tate
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    cgt@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure determination of integral membrane proteins
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/chris-tate
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Colin Taylor
Dept:      Department of Pharmacology
Email:    cwt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural and functional analyses of spatially organised calcium signalling pathways
WWW:    https://www.phar.cam.ac.uk/research/taylor
Themes: cancer; cardiovascular science and medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Rebecca Taylor
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rtaylor@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Systemic control of proteostasis and ageing
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/rebecca-taylor/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Aartjan te Velthuis
Dept:      Department of Pathology
Email:    ajwt6@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Studying influenza A virus replication and virulence at the molecular and single-molecule level
WWW:    http://www.tevelthuis.com
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Felipe Teixeira
Dept:      Department of Genetics
Email:    fk319@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanisms controlling and protecting germline stem cells
WWW:    https://gen.cam.ac.uk
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine; functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine; structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Alana Thackray
Dept:      Department of Veterinary Medicine
Email:    amt27@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular pathology in prion disease
WWW:    https://www.vet.cam.ac.uk/directory/amt27@cam.ac.uk/
Themes: infection and immunity, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Janet Thornton
Dept:      European Bioinformatics Institute
Email:    thornton@ebi.ac.uk
Topic:  Protein structure, function and evolution; ageing
WWW:    https://www.ebi.ac.uk/research/thornton
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, evolutionary biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Teresa Tiffert
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    jtt1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Homeostasis of human erythrocytes in health and disease; calcium regulation in malaria-infected erythrocyte
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/teresa-tiffert
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Marc Tischkowitz
Dept:      Department of Medical Genetics
Email:    mdt33@medschl.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Fanconi Anemia genes and hereditary breast cancer predisposition
WWW:    https://medgen.medschl.cam.ac.uk/dr-marc-tischkowitz-2/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetics medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Marco Tripodi
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    mtripodi@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Neural circuitry of action: from spatial perception to motor integration
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/marco-tripodi/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Martin Turner
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    martin.turner@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Lymphocyte development and activation
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/lymphocyte/martin-turner
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, infection and immunity
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Mark  van Breugel
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    vanbreug@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structure and assembly mechanisms of centrioles
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/a-to-g/mark-van-breugel/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Patrick Varga-Weisz
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    patrick.varga-weisz@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Chromatin dynamics
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/nuclear-dynamics/patrick-varga-weisz
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Ashok Venkitaraman
Dept:      MRC Cancer Unit
Email:    pa-venkitaraman@mrc-cu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Chromosomal instability and cancer: translating molecular insights to clinical practice
WWW:    https://www.oncology.cam.ac.uk/directory/ashok-venkitaraman
Themes: cancer, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Thierry Voet
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    tv2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Single-cell genomics
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/voet-group
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine, neuroscience, psychology and mental health, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Michael Wakelam
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    michael.wakelam@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Systems biology of phosphatidic-acid-mediated signalling
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/michael-wakelam
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor John Walker
Dept:      MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
Email:    john.walker@mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  How ATP is made; proteomic discovery of new mitochondrial membrane complexes
WWW:    http://www.mrc-mbu.cam.ac.uk/people/john-walker
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Sorry no PhD students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential summer students are welcome


Name:     Dr Ross Waller
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    rfw26@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular function, diversity and evolution in cells
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/waller
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alan Warren
Dept:      Department of Haematology (Cambridge Institute for Medical Research)
Email:    ajw1000@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Pathogenesis of bone marrow failure syndromes and leukaemia
WWW:    https://www.cimr.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/principal-investigators-q-z/warren
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Sorry no vacation students can be taken this year but enquiries from potential PhD students are welcome


Name:     Professor Christine Watson
Dept:      Department of Pathology (Cellular Molecular Pathology Division)
Email:    cjw53@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell and developmental biology of the mammary gland
WWW:    https://www.path.cam.ac.uk/madgroup
Themes: cancer, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Erica Watson
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    edw23@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Folate metabolism, fetal and placental development, trophoblast differentiation
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/watson-erica
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Alex Webb
Dept:      Department of Plant Sciences
Email:    aarw2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Circadian rhythms and calcium signalling
WWW:    https://www.plantsci.cam.ac.uk/research/alexwebb
Themes: plant biology, structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Heidi Welch
Dept:      Babraham Institute
Email:    heidi.welch@babraham.ac.uk
Topic:  Intracellular signal transduction through small G proteins and their regulators
WWW:    https://www.babraham.ac.uk/our-research/signalling/heidi-welch
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Simone Weyand
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry
Email:    sw644@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular mechanism of membrane proteins
WWW:    https://www.bioc.cam.ac.uk/people/uto/weyand
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, medical imaging
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Roger Williams
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    rlw@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Structural studies of phospholipid signalling
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/roger-williams/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Gavin Wright
Dept:      Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Email:    gw2@sanger.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell Surface Signalling Laboratory
WWW:    https://www.sanger.ac.uk/science/groups/wright-group
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, functional genomics, systems biology and genetic medicine
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Joseph Yeeles
Dept:      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Email:    jyeeles@mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Mechanisms of chromosome replication
WWW:    http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/t-to-z/joseph-yeeles/
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr Giles Yeo
Dept:      Department of Clinical Biochemistry (Institute of Metabolic Science)
Email:    gshy2@cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Molecular control of appetite and obesity
WWW:    https://www.mrl.ims.cam.ac.uk/research/principal-investigators/giles-yeo/
Themes: metabolic medicine, integrative and comparative physiology, structural and molecular cell biology, neuroscience, psychology and mental health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Dr  Philip  Zegerman
Dept:      Department of Biochemistry (Gurdon Institute)
Email:    paz20@hermes.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Regulated replication initiation in genome stability and development
WWW:    https://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/zegerman
Themes: structural and molecular cell biology, developmental and regenerative biology, cancer
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


Name:     Professor Magdalena Zernicka-Goetz
Dept:      Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
Email:    m.zernickagoetz@gen.cam.ac.uk
Topic:  Cell fate decisions in the early mouse embryo
WWW:    https://www.pdn.cam.ac.uk/directory/magda-zernicka-goetz
Themes: developmental and regenerative biology and medicine, structural and molecular cell biology, women's health
Students: Applications from potential students are welcome


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