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WebsiteResearch InterestGroup Leader
Allshire Group Chromosome segregation: centromeric chromatin and kinetochore assembly ALLSHIRE, Robin Prof
Arnot Group Malaria molecular biology, epidemiology and vaccines ARNOT, David Prof
Arulanandam Group Structural Biology of Cell Division ARULANANDAM, Arockia J. Dr
Auer Group Innovative drug discovery AUER, Manfred Prof
Barker Group Bioinformatics education, phylogeny reconstruction and philosophy of statistics BARKER, Daniel Dr
Barlow Group BARLOW, Paul Prof
Bayne Lab Non-coding RNAs and chromatin modification in genome regulation BAYNE, Elizabeth Dr
Beggs Group mRNA splicing and links to transcription BEGGS, Jean Prof
Bell Group Evolution of social conflict BELL, Matthew Dr
Bird Group Reading the DNA methylation signal BIRD, Adrian Prof
Blackburn Group Thymus generation and regeneration BLACKBURN, Clare Prof
Blakely Lab Site-specific recombination in bacteria BLAKELY, Garry Dr
Blaxter Group The biology and evolution of nematodes, including the analysis of genes and gene families in the model nematode Caenorhabditis elegans BLAXTER, Mark Prof
Bramham Lab Structure and dynamics of biological macromolecules BRAMHAM, Janice Dr
Buck Group Micro-RNA function in the host-pathogen context BUCK, Amy Dr
Buonomo Group BUONOMO, Sara Dr
Cachat Group Mammalian synthetic biology, synthetic morphology & patterning CACHAT, Elise Dr
Cai Lab synthetic genomics; design automation; CAI, Patrick Dr
Cavanagh Group Human immune response to antigens from the erythrocytic stage of Plasmodium falciparum, with the aim of developing effective vaccines targeting these parasite proteins CAVANAGH, David Dr
Chambers Group Embryonic Stem Cell Biology CHAMBERS, Ian Prof
Colegrave Group Evolution of adaptation and diversity COLEGRAVE, Nick Prof
Collins Group Adaptation in complex environments COLLINS, Sinead Dr
Cook Lab Complexes in RNA metabolism COOK, Atlanta Dr
Cowan Group COWAN, Graeme Dr
Cunningham Group Evolutionary and behavioural ecology of reproductive strategies. Life-history evolution in particular, how life history decisions are affected by parasitism and disease. Sexual selection and sexual conflict CUNNINGHAM, Emma Dr
Doerner Group Plant Development & Evolution DOERNER, Peter Dr
Earnshaw Group Mitotic chromosome transactions EARNSHAW, Bill Prof
El Karoui Group DNA repair in bacteria at the single cell level EL KAROUI, Meriem Dr
Finnegan Group Transposable elements FINNEGAN, David Prof
Free Group Microbial communities and their applications in biotechnology and medicine FREE, Andrew Dr
French Group FRENCH, Vernon Dr
French Group Biosensors, biomass conversion, gene assembly FRENCH, Christopher Prof
Fry Group Plant cell wall biochemistry FRY, Stephen Prof
Gallagher Lab Bacterial physiology and vaccine development GALLAGHER, Maurice Prof
Edinburgh Genomics SNP and QTL mapping GHARBI, Karim Dr
Goodrich Group Plant Development & Evolution GOODRICH, Justin Dr
Goryachev Group Spatial aspects of cell signalling GORYACHEV, Andrew Prof
Granneman Group Ribosome biosynthesis GRANNEMAN, Sander Dr
Gray Group Immunological memory and T-B cell interactions GRAY, David Prof
Grima Group Modelling stochastic processes GRIMA, Ramon Dr
Hadfield Group Evolutionary quantitative genetics HADFIELD, Jarrod Dr
Halliday Group Biochemistry & Metabolomics. Plant Development & Evolution HALLIDAY, Karen Prof
Hardwick Group Mitosis and the spindle checkpoint HARDWICK, Kevin Prof
Heun Lab HEUN, Patrick Dr
Horsfall Lab Microbial biotechnology and synthetic biology HORSFALL, Louise Dr
Houston Group Computational drug discovery HOUSTON, Douglas Dr
Hudson Group Plant Development & Evolution HUDSON, Andrew Prof
Interthal Group Repair of covalent protein-DNA complexes INTERTHAL, Heidrun Dr
Ivens Group Bioinformatics for genome analysis IVENS, Aladair Dr
Johnston Group JOHNSTON, Susan Dr
Keightley Group The evolutionary impact of new mutations. The evolutionary analysis of genome sequences. Complex trait genetics KEIGHTLEY, Peter Prof
Kidner Group Plant Development & Evolution KIDNER, Catherine Dr
Knott Group Genetics of complex traits KNOTT, Sara Dr
Kunath Group Mechanisms of neurodegeneration KUNATH, Tilo Dr
LeBihan Group Kinetic paramaterization LE BIHAN, Thierry Dr
Leach Group Replication, Recombination and Genome Stability LEACH, David Prof
Leigh-Brown Group Genetic variation and evolution of HIV, particularly the evolution of drug resistance LEIGH BROWN, Andrew Prof
Little Group The evolutionary implications of parasitism and disease on host populations LITTLE, Tom Prof
Loake Group Plant Pathology & Fungal Biology LOAKE, Gary Prof
Lohse Group Population genomics and speciation LOHSE, Konrad Dr
Lowell Group Embryonic stem cell differentiation LOWELL, Sally Dr
Macias-Ribela Lab MACIAS RIBELA, Sara Dr
Makovets Group Telomere biology MAKOVETS, Svetlana Dr
Marston Group Mechanisms of chromosome segregation MARSTON, Adele Prof
Matthews Group Cell biology of African trypanosomes MATTHEWS, Keith Prof
McCormick Group Plant molecular physiology and synthetic biology MCCORMICK, Alistair Dr
McLaughlin Group MCLAUGHLIN, Paul Dr
McNally Group MCNALLY, Luke Dr
McQueen Group Dosage compensation, epigenetics and sex determination MCQUEEN, Heather Dr
Medvinsky Group Ontogeny of Haematopoietic Stem Cells MEDVINSKY, Alexander Prof
Michlewski Group Regulation of microRNA biogenesis MICHLEWSKI, Gracjan Dr
Millar Group Systems biology and biological clocks MILLAR, Andrew Prof
Milne Lab Plant Development & Evolution MILNE, Richard Dr
Molnar Group RNA silencing and epigenetic gene regulation in plants MOLNAR, Attila Dr
Moorad Group Evolution of life history, ageing, social structure, and demography. Quantitative genetics MOORAD, Jacob Dr
Mutapi Group Immunoepidemiology of human schistosomiasis MUTAPI, Francisca Dr
Nagy Group Photobiology NAGY, Ferenc Prof
Nakayama Group Biomechanics and synthetic morphology NAKAYAMA, Naomi Dr
Nussey Group Evolutionary ecology and genetics of ageing and phenotypic plasticity NUSSEY, Dan Dr
O'Carroll Group RNA function in germ and stem cell biology O'CARROLL, Donal Prof
Obbard Group The evolution of insect viruses and insect immune systems OBBARD, Darren Dr
Ohkura Group Chromosome segregation OHKURA, Hiroyuki Prof
Oparka Group Plant cell biology OPARKA, Karl Prof
Pedersen Group The ecology and evolution of infectious diseases; particularly co-infection dynamics in wild mammals and disease emergence PEDERSEN, Amy Dr
Pemberton Group Using molecular techniques to investigate issues in behaviour, ecology and evolution in natural populations PEMBERTON, Josephine Prof
Phillimore Group Ecology and evolution on a macro-scale PHILLIMORE, Ally Dr
Pilizota Lab Biophysics, bacterial stress response and measurements of single cell physiological changes PILIZOTA, Teuta Dr
Potocnik Group POTOCNIK, Alexandre Dr
Rambaut Group Molecular evolution and molecular epidemiology of RNA viruses; Computational techniques in molecular phylogenetics and evolution RAMBAUT, Andrew Prof
Rappsilber Group Protein organisation and composition of chromatin in normal and breast cancer cells RAPPSILBER, Juri Prof
Reece Group What makes a successful parasite REECE, Sarah Prof
Reid Group REID, Graeme Prof
Richardson Group Structural biology of molecular machines acting on DNA RICHARDSON, Julia Dr
Ross Group Genetic conflict ROSS, Laura Dr
Rosser Group ROSSER, Susan Prof
Rowe Group Cell biology of malaria infection and disease ROWE, Alex Prof
Savill Group Epidemiology and evolution of infectious diseases SAVILL, Nick Dr
Sawin Group Microtubule organisation and cell polarity SAWIN, Ken Prof
Schirmer Group Influence of the nuclear envelope on cell differentiation and genome architecture SCHIRMER, Eric Dr
Schnaufer Lab Mitochondrial biology of trypanosomatid parasites SCHNAUFER, Achim Dr
Sharp Group Evolution of viruses; evolution of bacterial genomes SHARP, Paul Prof
Silvertown Group SILVERTOWN, Jonathan Prof
Smiseth Group Evolution of parental care, parent-offspring conflict, sexual conflict and sibling competition SMISETH, Per Dr
Smith Group Stem cell genome engineering SMITH, Andrew Dr
Soufi Group Chromatin structure and cellular identity SOUFI, Abdenour Dr
Spence Group Plasmodium virulence and immunity to malaria SPENCE, Phil Dr
Spoel Group Signalling and transcription SPOEL, Steven Dr
Stancheva Group Epigenetic gene silencing in normal cells and cancer STANCHEVA, Irina Dr
Stone Group Molecular ecology of insect-plant interactions STONE, Graham Prof
Swain Group Systems biology of cellular decision-making SWAIN, Peter Prof
Szoor Group Phosphatases in parasite biology SZOOR, Balazs Dr
Taylor Group Computational drug discovery TAYLOR, Paul Dr
Taylor Group Priming and maintenance of regulatory and effector T cell responses during chronic helminth infections TAYLOR, Matthew Dr
Telfer Group Ovarian development TELFER, Evelyn Prof
Thomson Group Molecular biology of malaria parasites THOMPSON, Joanne Dr
Tollervey Group RNA processing and degradation TOLLERVEY, David Prof
Tomlinson Group Stem Cell Bioinformatics TOMLINSON, Simon Dr
Twyford Group Ecology and evolution of plants TWYFORD, Alex Dr
Vale Group VALE, Pedro Dr
van Ooijen Lab Circadian clocks VAN OOIJEN, Gerben Mr
Voigt Lab VOIGT, Philipp Dr
Walkinshaw Group Protein-ligand interactions WALKINSHAW, Malcolm Prof
Wallace Lab WALLACE, Stephen Dr
Walling Group Evolutionary ecology particularly sexual selection and the maintenance of genetic variation in life history traits WALLING, Craig Dr
Walsh Group Behavioural ecology and animal cognition: life history responses to environmental factors, and the cognitive requirements of avian nest building. WALSH, Patrick Dr
Wang Lab Synthetic biology, Systems biology, Designing customised gene circuits for novel biosensing and bioremediation applications WANG, Baojun Dr
Wear Group WEAR, Martin Dr
Welburn Group Regulation of microtubules in mitosis WELBURN, Julie Dr
V. Wilson Group Early Embryo Development WILSON, Val Prof
EpiGroup Infectious Disease Epidemiology WOOLHOUSE, Mark Prof
Zaiss Group Function of the EGF-R signalling pathway in the immune system ZAISS, Dietmar Dr
Zamoyska Group Regulation of T cell differentiation, activation and homeostasis ZAMOYSKA, Rose Prof