Molecular Plant Sciences

Staff list

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

For corrections, please contact the Institute Secretary below.

Molecular Plant Sciences staff list

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Head of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
KIDNER, Catherine Dr +44 (0) 131 651 3316

Institute Secretary

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

Building Manager

NameEmail AddressTelephone
BARKER, Caron +44 (0) 131 650 5438

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail
DOERNER, Peter Prof Plant Development & Evolution R
GOODRICH, Justin Prof Plant Development & Evolution R
HALLIDAY, Karen Prof Biochemistry & Metabolomics. Plant Development & Evolution R V
HETHERINGTON, Alexander Dr Plant Development & Evolution, Palaeobotany
HUDSON, Andrew Prof Plant Development & Evolution R V
KIDNER, Catherine Dr Plant Development & Evolution R
LOAKE, Gary Prof Plant Pathology & Fungal Biology R
MCCORMICK, Alistair Dr Plant molecular physiology and synthetic biology R
MILNE, Richard Dr Plant Development & Evolution R V
MOLNAR, Attila Dr RNA silencing and epigenetic gene regulation in plants R
OROSA PUENTE, Beatriz Dr Plant-pathogen interactions and post-translational modifications R
RICHARDSON, Annis Dr Molecular Crop Science
SPOEL, Steven Prof Signalling and transcription R
VAN OOIJEN, Gerben Prof Circadian clocks R

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
ALEXANDER, Crinan Dr Honorary Fellow
CHAMBERLAIN, David Dr Honorary Fellow
GUPTA, Anamika Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate (Richardson group)
HARRIS, David Dr Honorary Fellow
HOLLINGSWORTH, Peter Professor Honorary Fellow
HUGHES, Mark Dr Honorary Fellow
MILNE, Simon MBE Honorary Professor *
PATERLINI, Andrea Dr Lecturer in Genetics Education
PENNINGTON, Toby Professor Honorary Fellow
RONSE DE CRAENE, Louis Dr Honorary Fellow
SARKINEN, Tiina Dr Lecturer
TREWAVAS, A J Professor Professor Emeritus
YAHR, Rebecca Honorary Fellow

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
ATKINSON, Nicky Dr McCormick Group / Research Assistant R
CHEW, Apple van Ooijen Lab / Research Assistant
DA SILVA CRUZ, Rafael Dr Hetherington Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
DE LEAU, Erica Hetherington Group / Research Lab Manager R
ESCH, Lara McCormick Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
GREY, Heather Spoel Group / Research Assistant R
HOGUIN, Antoine Dr Molnar Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
JENSEN, Erik Dr McCormick Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MACHIN, Frank Dr Doerner Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
MCALLISTER, Trisha Dr Richardson Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
PAN, Qiaona Dr Orosa lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate
PRITCHARD, Jessica McCormick Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SAEED, Bushra Dr Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
SCORZA FRUNGILLO LIMA, Lucas Dr Kidner Group / Research Fellow R
STRACHAN, Joanna Dr Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate R
WANG, Zhishuo Spoel Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate
WILLIAMS, Lindsay Spoel Group / Research Assistant

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
BUGERT, Christina McCormick Group / Research Assistant
MITCHELL, Stephen Kidner Group / EM Technician

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
AL MUTAIRI, Ahmed Loake Group / PhD Student
ASTBURY, Mikey McCormick Group / PhD Student
BHATLA, Anshika Hudson Group / PhD Student
BORROWMAN, Sam Loake Group / PhD Student
BRZEZINSKA, Karolina Orosa lab / PhD Student
BUTLIN, Philip Halliday Group / PhD Student
CAO, Yuan Spoel Group / PhD Student
CATHERALL, Ella McCormick Group / PhD Student
CHENG, Haomiao Hardwick Group / PhD Student
CHEW, Yen Peng Molnar Group / PhD Student
COOMBE-TENNANT, Toby Loake Group / PhD Student
COOPER, Laura Hetherington Group / PhD Student
DALIMUNTHE, Syadwina Hamama Kidner Group / PhD Student
DUDLEY, Christopher Milne Lab / PhD Student
FRASER, Olivia van Ooijen Lab / PhD Student
FU, Zishan Hetherington Group / PhD Student
GADIENT, Philippe Goodrich Group / PhD Student
GONZALEZ, Kelly Kidner Group / PhD Student
HALEY, Emily Hudson Group / PhD Student
HEWAGE, Yumali Hudson Group / PhD Student
HOSEN, Sarowar Loake Group / PhD Student
JAHAN, Ishrath Milne Lab / PhD Student
KREMPF, Emilien Spoel Group / PhD Student
LECOY, Jonathan Richardson Group / PhD Student
LINCOLN, Matthew Halliday Group / PhD Student
MAO, Yuwei McCormick Group / PhD Student
MARGARITONDO, Vito Loake Group / PhD Student
MASON, Robert Spoel Group / PhD Student
MATHUR, Tanya Spoel Group / PhD Student
MATTHEWS, Jessica Fry Group / PhD Student
MILLER, Charles Kidner Group / PhD Student
NEWELL, Amy Halliday Group / PhD Student
PONCE LILLY, Cristina Molnar Group / PhD Student
RAMOS DE OLIVEIRA, Gustavo Kidner Group / PhD Student
REINERT, Teagan Hetherington Group / PhD Student
ROHRIG, Laura Spoel Group / PhD Student
ROSSI, Nicola PhD Student
RUSSELL, Nadia Kidner Group / PhD Student
TABASSUM, Nadra Loake Group / PhD Student
TURNBULL, Lucy Kidner Group / PhD Student
VALDIVIA-CABRERA, Marissa Halliday Group / PhD Student
VON KOPPENFELS, Charlotte Molnar Group / PhD Student
WANG, Junru Richardson Group / PhD Student
WILLIAMS, Lindsay Spoel Group / PhD Student
ZHENG, Jiayue Goodrich Group / PhD Student
ZHOU, Mengke Halliday Group / PhD Student