Staff list

List of all academic, research, technical and administrative staff.

For corrections, please contact the Institute Secretary below.

Institute of Structural and Molecular Biology staff list

Head of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
Professor Paul Barlow +44 (0) 131 650 4727

Institute Secretary

NameEmail AddressTelephone
Louise Bishop +44 (0) 131 650 5366

Building Manager

NameEmail AddressTelephone
George McMillan +44 (0) 131 650 5438

Administrative Staff

NamePositionEmail AddressTelephone
Helena Sim Postgraduate Programme Administrator +44 (0) 131 650 7366

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail Address
AUER, Manfred Professor Innovative drug discovery
BARLOW, Paul Professor Professor of Structural Biology
BOETTCHER, Bettina Professor Cryo-EM of macromolecular complexes
BRAMHAM, Janice Dr Structure and dynamics of biological macromolecules
COOK, Atlanta Dr Complexes in RNA metabolism
GRANNEMAN, Sander Dr Ribosome biosynthesis
GRIMA, Ramon Dr Modelling stochastic processes
HALLIDAY, Karen Dr Biochemistry & Metabolomics. Plant Development & Evolution
HOUSTON, Douglas Dr Computational drug discovery
LE BIHAN, Thierry Dr Kinetic paramaterization
MARLES-WRIGHT, Jon Dr signal processing
MCLAUGHLIN, Paul Dr Senior Lecturer
MILLAR, Andrew Professor Systems biology and biological clocks
MOLINA, Nacho Dr Computational biology and evolutionary genomics
REID, Graeme Professor Professor of Molecular Microbiology/ Dean of Learning & Teaching
RICHARDSON, Julia Dr Structural biology of DNA transposition
SPAGNOLO, Laura Dr Large biological assemblies
SWAIN, Peter Professor Stochastic biology
TAYLOR, Paul Dr Computational drug discovery
WALKINSHAW, Malcolm Professor Protein-ligand interactions

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
Professor Tony Crowther Visiting Professor
Dr Linda Gilmore Honorary Fellow
Professor Paul Michels Visiting Professor
Professor Lindsay Sawyer Professor Emeritus
Professor Michael Tyers Visiting Professor

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
Elizabeth Blackburn Postdoctoral Research
Dr Yin Hoon Chew Millar Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Dr Claudia Cianci Grima Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Ivan Clark Experimental
Matthew Crane Swain Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Dr Andrew Cronshaw Rappsilber Group (.)
Peter Dodd Postdoctoral Research
Jacqueline Dornan Postdoctoral Research
Heather Grey Richardson Group (Research Assistant)
Dr Matthew Hindle Millar Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Sarah Hodge Experimental
Sebastian Jaramillo Riveri SynthSys (Research Associate in Numerical Modelling)
Dr Uma Jayachandran Cook Lab (Research Assistant)
Dr Lorraine Kerr SynthSys (Synthsys Project Manager - Experiments)
Dr Galina Lebedeva SynthSys (Synthsys Project Manager - Modelling)
Dr Cihan Makbul Postdoctoral Research
Dr Iain McNae Postdoctoral Research
Dimitrios Milios Research
Zeenat Noordally Postdoctoral Research
Dr Mathew Nowicki Postdoctoral Research
Nicolas Oury
Dr Nham Pham Auer Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Lindsay Ramage Swain Group (Scientific Curator)
Daniel Seaton SynthSys (Mathematical Modeller)
Steven Shave Research Fellow Combinatorial
Dr Gabriela Toledo Ortiz Halliday Group (Postdoctoral Research Associate)
Steven Watterson
Martin Wear Protein Production Facility
Andrea Weisse Swain Group (Post Doc)
Jan Wildenhain Tyers Group (Data Management System Developer)

Technical Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
Kirsten Altenbach Marles-Wright Group (Research Technician)
Dr Joanna Brown Boettcher Group (Technologist)
Sandra Bruce Walkinshaw Group (Lab Manager)
Aileen Greig Tyers Group (Research Technician)
Lisa Imrie Proteomics Facility Operator
James Kinkead Walkinshaw Group (Research Technician)
Katalin Kis
Divya Malik Walkinshaw Group (Research Technician)
Maria Martin Agudo Millar Group (Research Technician)
Scott Neilson Millar Group (Modern Apprentice Lab Technician)
Eliane Salvo-Chirnside SynthSys (Senior Research Technician)
Li-hsuan Yen Walkinshaw Group (Research Technician)

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
Elco Bakker Swain Group (PhD Student)
Elena Burlacu Granneman Group (PhD Student)
Giuseppe Cannone Spagnolo Group (PhD Student)
Yiyuan Chen Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Peter Fernandes Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Ashwin Ganpudi Halliday Group (PhD Student)
Charis Georgiou Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Harriet Jones Halliday Group (PhD Student)
Christos Josephides Swain Group (PhD Student)
Rocky Kindt Free Group (PhD Student)
Johanna Krahmer Millar Group (PhD Student)
Bruno Martins Swain Group (PhD Student)
Neil McKenzie Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Gemma Mudd Auer Group (PhD Student)
James Parker Spagnolo Group (PhD Student)
Andreas Piehler Swain Group (MSc by Research Student)
David Schnoerr Grima Group (PhD Student)
Stephen Smith Grima Group (PhD Student)
David Toner Grima Group (PhD Student)
Simon Varzandeh Richardson Group (PhD Student)
Maa Vigbedor PhD Student
Andromachi Xypnitou Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Deyue Yang Halliday Group (PhD Student)
Meng Yuan Walkinshaw Group (PhD Student)
Argyris Zardilis Millar Group (PhD Student)

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