Molecular Plant Sciences

Staff profiles

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

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Molecular Plant Sciences staff list

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Head of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
HUDSON, Andrew Prof +44 (0) 131 651 3383

Institute Secretary

NameEmail AddressTelephone
BISHOP, Louise +44 (0) 131 650 5366

Building Manager

NameEmail AddressTelephone
MCMILLAN, George +44 (0) 131 650 5438

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail
DOERNER, Peter Dr Plant Development & Evolution
FRY, Stephen Prof Plant cell wall biochemistry
GOODRICH, Justin Dr Plant Development & Evolution
HALLIDAY, Karen Prof Biochemistry & Metabolomics. Plant Development & Evolution V
HUDSON, Andrew Prof Plant Development & Evolution V
KIDNER, Catherine Dr Plant Development & Evolution
LOAKE, Gary Prof Plant Pathology & Fungal Biology
MCCORMICK, Alistair Dr Plant molecular physiology and synthetic biology
MILNE, Richard Dr Plant Development & Evolution V
MOLNAR, Attila Dr RNA silencing and epigenetic gene regulation in plants
NAGY, Ferenc Prof Photobiology
NAKAYAMA, Naomi Dr Biomechanics and synthetic morphology
OPARKA, Karl Prof Plant cell biology
SPOEL, Steven Dr Signalling and transcription
VAN OOIJEN, Gerben Mr Circadian clocks

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
ALEXANDER, Crinan Dr Honorary Fellow
ARGENT, George Dr Honorary Fellow
CHAMBERLAIN, David Dr Honorary Fellow
DALE, John E Professor Professor Emeritus
HARRIS, David Dr Honorary Fellow
HELFER, Stephan Dr Honorary Fellow
HOLLINGSWORTH, Peter Professor Honorary Fellow
INGRAM, David Professor Honorary Professor
JEFFREE, Chris Dr Honorary Fellow
PENNINGTON, Toby Professor Honorary Fellow
RATTER, James Dr Honorary Fellow
RONSE DE CRAENE, Louis Dr Honorary Fellow
TALIANSKY, Misha Professor Visiting Professor
TORRANCE, Lesley Professor Visiting Professor
TREWAVAS, A J Professor Professor Emeritus

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
ATKINSON, Nicky Dr McCormick Group / Research Assistant
BONTPART, Thibaut Dr Doerner Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
CUMMINS, Cathal Dr Nakayama Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
DE LEAU, Erica Hudson Group / Research Assistant
FEI, Yue Molnar Group / Research Assistant
GREY, Heather Spoel Group / Research Assistant
HERBURGER, Klaus Dr Fry Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
KNOX, Kirsten Dr Oparka Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
KRAHMER, Johanna Halliday Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
LI, Yuan Loake Group / Research Assistant
OROSA PUENTE, Beatriz Dr Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
PICMANOVA, Martina Dr Fry Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
ROMANOWSKI, Andrew Dr Halliday Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SANHUEZA DONOSO, Dayan Dr Fry Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SCORZA, Livia Dr McCormick Group / Research Assistant
SCORZA FRUNGILLO LIMA, Lucas Dr Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SEALE, Madeleine Nakayama Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SKELLY, Michael Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
THORAND, Eric Nakayama Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
URQUIZA GARCIA, Jose Maria Uriel Halliday Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
VASUDEVAN, Ravendran McCormick Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
VELANIS, Christos Dr Goodrich Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
BELL, Karen Oparka Group / Research Technician
FURNISS, James Halliday Group / Research Technician
MITCHELL, Stephen Oparka Group / EM Technician
ROBERTSON, Ingrid Doerner Group / Research Technician
WALLACE, Amy Fry Group / Reseach Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
ABBAS, Ammad Halliday Group / PhD Student
ADAMS, Eleanor Spoel Group / PhD Student
AL HINAI, Thurayya Fry Group / PhD Student
ANDREOU, Andreas Nakayama Group / PhD Student
ATKINS, Hannah Kidner Group / PhD Student
BEGUM, Rifat Fry Group / PhD Student
BELL, Karen Oparka Group / PhD Student
BENNETT, Nicholas Loake Group / PhD Student
BIN MOHD ZIN, Mohd Helmay Husaini Loake Group / PhD Student
BLEAU, Jade Spoel Group / PhD Student
CAMPOS DOMINGUEZ, Lucia Kidner Group / PhD Student
CAO, Yuan Spoel Group / PhD Student
CARGILL, Samantha Jane van Ooijen Lab / PhD Student
CASASOLA ZAMORA, Samuel Loake Group / PhD Student
CHEN, Yun-Yu Kidner Group / PhD Student
CLUGSTON, James Milne Lab / PhD Student
CONCHA, Cristobal Doerner Group / PhD Student
DONOVAN, Sophie McCormick Group / PhD Student
FEI, Yue Molnar Group / PhD Student
FEORD, Helen van Ooijen Lab / PhD Student helen,
FERENCZI, Aron Molnar Group / PhD Student
GANPUDI, Ashwin Halliday Group / PhD Student
GRANT, Kathryn Kidner Group / PhD Student
HANSEN, Lipczak van Ooijen Lab / PhD Student
IDRIS, Akmal Loake Group / PhD Student
KARIYAWASAM, Isuru Kidner Group / PhD Student
KHUMSUPAN, Panupon McCormick Group / PhD Student
LOUE-MANIFEL, Jeanne Goodrich Group / PhD Student
LU, Yen-Ting Goodrich Group / PhD Student
LUBEGA, Jibril Loake Group / PhD Student
MALONEY, Kyran Loake Group / PhD Student
MONTEIRO, Muriel Molnar Group / PhD Student
NAHARI, Azizah Doerner Group / PhD Student
NIRKKO, Jessica Nakayama Group / PhD Student
OCHOA VILLARREAL, Marisol Loake Group / PhD Student
OREJUELA RAMIREZ, Andres Milne Lab / PhD Student
PEZZINI, Flavia Kidner Group / PhD Student
PUZORJOV, Anton McCormick Group / PhD Student
RITZENHOFF, Anne Fry Group / PhD Student
ROTIFA, Idowu / PhD Student
RUSSELL, Nadia Kidner Group / PhD Student
SCHIAVON OSORIO, Alejandra McCormick Group / PhD Student
SERRANO ATUESTA, Yuliett PhD Student
TABASSUM, Anika Loake Group / PhD Student
TAN, Ying Hudson Group / PhD Student
THAOWETSUWAN, Pakkapol Kidner Group / PhD Student
THORAND, Eric Nakayama Group / PhD Student
VARDAKIS, Alexandros McCormick Group / PhD Student
VISENTIN, Silvia PhD Student
WANG, Zhishuo Spoel Group / PhD Student
WIGHT, Tara Nakayama Group / PhD Student
XIN, Anzhou Fry Group / PhD Student