Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology

Staff profiles

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

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Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology staff list

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Head of Institute

NameEmail AddressTelephone
REGAN, Lynne Prof Lynne.Regan@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 5368

Institute Secretary

NameEmail AddressTelephone
BISHOP, Louise Louise.bishop@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 5366

Building Manager

NameEmail AddressTelephone
BARKER, Caron Caron.Barker@ed.ac.uk +44 (0) 131 650 5438

Academic Staff and Principal Investigators

NameResearch InterestEmail
AUER, Manfred Prof Innovative drug discovery manfred.auer@ed.ac.uk V
BARANOVIC, Jelena Dr Structure and function of neuroreceptors, synaptic transmission, ion channels, electrophysiology jelena.baranovic@ed.ac.uk
BARLOW, Paul Prof Protein structure, nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, immunology, complement system Paul.Barlow@ed.ac.uk R
BLAKELY, Garry Prof Microbial genetics and biotechnology Garry.Blakely@ed.ac.uk
BRAMHAM, Janice Dr Structure and dynamics of biological macromolecules Janice.Bramham@ed.ac.uk R
BURGESS, Karl Dr Biological Mass Spectrometry Karl.Burgess@ed.ac.uk
CACHAT, Elise Dr Mammalian synthetic biology, synthetic morphology & patterning Elise.Cachat@ed.ac.uk R
COOK, Atlanta Dr Complexes in RNA metabolism Atlanta.Cook@ed.ac.uk R
FREE, Andrew Dr Microbial communities and their applications in biotechnology and medicine Andrew.Free@ed.ac.uk R
FRENCH, Christopher Prof Biosensors, biomass conversion, gene assembly C.French@ed.ac.uk R V
GALLAGHER, Maurice Prof Bacterial physiology and vaccine development MP.Gallagher@ed.ac.uk R
GRANNEMAN, Sander Dr Ribosome biosynthesis sgrannem@exseed.ed.ac.uk R
GRIMA, Ramon Prof Biomathematics Ramon.Grima@ed.ac.uk R
HORSFALL, Louise Prof Microbial biotechnology and synthetic biology Louise.Horsfall@ed.ac.uk R
HOUSTON, Douglas Dr Computational drug discovery DouglasR.Houston@ed.ac.uk R
KUSTATSCHER, Georg Dr Systems and Synthetic biology georg.kustatscher@ed.ac.uk R
LAOHAKUNAKORN, Nadanai Dr Cell-free synthetic biology, reliable bioengineering, gene expression biophysics, microfluidics, laboratory automation. Nadanai.Laohakunakorn@ed.ac.uk
MCLAUGHLIN, Paul Dr Paul.McLaughlin@ed.ac.uk R
MILLAR, Andrew Prof Science policy, Open Research and Systems Biology Andrew.Millar@ed.ac.uk R V
OYARZUN, Diego Dr Lecturer in Computational Biology D.Oyarzun@ed.ac.uk
REGAN, Lynne Prof Protein Engineering and Design; Biomaterials; Protein-protein interactions in vivo and in vitro Lynne.Regan@ed.ac.uk
RICHARDSON, Julia Dr Structural biology of molecular machines acting on DNA Julia.Richardson@ed.ac.uk R
ROSSER, Susan Prof Susan.Rosser@ed.ac.uk R
SIBLEY, Christopher Dr Quantitative Biology, Biochemistry and Biotechnology Chris.Sibley@ed.ac.uk
STRACQUADANIO, Giovanni Dr Synthetic biology, cancer biology, machine learning, computational biology giovanni.stracquadanio@ed.ac.uk
SWAIN, Peter Prof Systems biology of cellular decision-making peter.swain@ed.ac.uk R
TAYLOR, Paul Dr Computational drug discovery P.Taylor@ed.ac.uk R
WALKINSHAW, Malcolm Prof Protein-ligand interactions M.Walkinshaw@ed.ac.uk R
WALLACE, Stephen Dr Microbial chemistry, pathway engineering for industrial chemicals, whole-cell biocatalysis, bioconjugation chemistry, sustainable synthesis. Stephen.Wallace@ed.ac.uk R
WANG, Baojun Dr Synthetic biology, bioengineering, genetic circuit design, biosensors, biological computation Baojun.Wang@ed.ac.uk R
WEAR, Martin Dr Martin.Wear@ed.ac.uk R
WILSON, Marcus Dr Mechanisms of Epigenetic Modifications Marcus.Wilson@ed.ac.uk
WOOD, Chris Dr chris.wood@ed.ac.uk

Honorary and Visiting Staff

NamePositionEmail Address
GILMORE, Linda Dr Honorary Fellow linda.gilmore@ed.ac.uk
MICHELS, Paul Professor Visiting Professor paul.michels@ed.ac.uk
MUETZELFELDT, Robert Honorary Fellow r.muetzelfeldt@ed.ac.uk
REID, Graeme Professor Professor Emeritus G.A.Reid@ed.ac.uk
SAWYER, Lindsay Professor Professor Emeritus l.sawyer@ed.ac.uk
TYERS, Michael Professor Visiting Professor m.tyers@ed.ac.uk

Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
AREDE REI, Pedro Dr Granneman Group / Research Technician/Lab Manager pedro.rei@ed.ac.uk
BLACKBURN, Elizabeth Dr Walkinshaw Group / Senior EPPF Protein Technologist e.a.blackburn@ed.ac.uk R
BURDETT, Hayden Dr M. Wilson Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate hayden.burdett@ed.ac.uk
CARDONA-ALBERICH, Aida Dr The Sibley Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate aida.cardona@ed.ac.uk
CHU, Liangcui Granneman Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Liangcui.Chu@ed.ac.uk
CLARK, Ivan Swain Group / Experimental Officer Ivan.Clark@ed.ac.uk
DALE, Matthew Rosser Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate matt.dale@ed.ac.uk
DONOVAN, Sophie Dr / Research Technologist, Edinburgh Genome Foundry s.donovan@ed.ac.uk
DORNAN, Jacqueline Dr Walkinshaw Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate J.Dornan@ed.ac.uk R
ECHAVARRI-BRAVO, Virginia Dr Horsfall Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Virginia.Echavarri@ed.ac.uk R
EDMUNDSON, Matthew Dr Horsfall Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Matt.Edmundson@ed.ac.uk R
EGGINGTON, Ian Horsfall Lab / Research Assistant Ian.Eggington@ed.ac.uk R
HONSBEIN, Annegret Dr Horsfall Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Annegret.Honsbein@ed.ac.uk
IVANOVA, Ivayla Granneman Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate I.Ivanova@ed.ac.uk R
JAYACHANDRAN, Uma Dr Cook Lab / Research Assistant ujayacha@exseed.ed.ac.uk R
JENSEN, Mai-Britt Dr Rosser Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Mai-Britt.Jensen@ed.ac.uk R
JOHNSTON, Emily Dr Rosser Group / PDRA Emily.Johnston@ed.ac.uk R
KASPROWICZ, Aleksandra Dr Cook Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Aleksandra.Kasprowicz@ed.ac.uk
KELLY, Van Dr Kustatscher Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate van.kelly@ed.ac.uk R
KJELDSEN, Annemette Wallace Lab / Research Assistant Annemette.Kjeldsen@ed.ac.uk
KLEINJAN, Dirk Dr Rosser Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Dirk-Jan.Kleinjan@ed.ac.uk R
LIU, Yang Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate yliu20@exseed.ed.ac.uk
MARDIAN, Rizki Dr Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Rizki.Mardian@ed.ac.uk
MENENDEZ, Sergio Dr / Research Assistant smenende@exseed.ed.ac.uk
MERRICK, Christine Rosser Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Christine.Merrick@ed.ac.uk R
MOL, Adam Dr Rosser Group / Train@ED Research Fellow amol@exseed.ed.ac.uk
MUSTAFA, Chigdem Dr / Postdoctoral Research Associate cmustafa@exseed.ed.ac.uk
NOWICKI, Matthew Walkinshaw Group / Senior EPPF Protein Technologist matthew.nowicki@ed.ac.uk R
OLIVER, Michael Dr Cook Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Michael.Oliver@ed.ac.uk
PHAM, Nhan Dr Auer Group / Laboratory & Optics Research Manager Nhan.Pham@ed.ac.uk R
PICMANOVA, Martina Burgess Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate in Metabolomics Martina.Picmanova@ed.ac.uk
PIETSCH, Julian Dr Swain Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Julian.Pietsch@ed.ac.uk R
PINTO, Filipe Dr Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Filipe.Pinto@ed.ac.uk R
PRICE, Marcus Dr Rosser Group / PDRA Cell Engineering - Technology Translator Marcus.Price@ed.ac.uk
ROMANOWSKI, Andrew Dr Millar Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Andrew.Romanowski@ed.ac.uk
SACHS, Daniel Dr / Research Technologist, Edinburgh Genome Foundry Daniel.Sachs@ed.ac.uk
SALTEPE, Behide Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate Behide.Saltepe@ed.ac.uk
SENTHIVEL, Vivek Dr Rosser Group / Postdoctoral Research Associate Vivek.Senthivel@ed.ac.uk
SHAVE, Steven Dr Auer Group / Senior Researcher, Computational Sciences S.Shave@ed.ac.uk R
VALENZUELA ORTEGA, Marcos Horsfall Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate mvalenz2@exseed.ed.ac.uk
WAN, Xinyi Dr Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate xwan@exseed.ed.ac.uk
WANG, Lei Dr Wang Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate lwang11@exseed.ed.ac.uk
WAPENAAR, Hannah Dr M. Wilson Lab / Postdoctoral Research Associate hannah.wapenaar@ed.ac.uk
ZIELINSKI, Tomasz Dr Millar Group / Computational Resource Manager Tomasz.Zielinski@ed.ac.uk R

Technical Research Staff

NameGroup / PositionEmail
CAMPBELL, Gaynor Dr Rosser Group / Research Technician Gaynor.Campbell@ed.ac.uk
CAPENESS, Michael Dr Horsfall Lab / Laboratory Manager Michael.Capeness@ed.ac.uk
CLIFFORD, Gillian M. Wilson Lab / Research Technician Gillian.McFadden@ed.ac.uk
DONOVAN, Sophie Dr / Research Technologist, Edinburgh Genome Foundry s.donovan@ed.ac.uk
FANFANI, Viola Stracquadanio Group / Research Technician vfanfani@exseed.ed.ac.uk
HOLYOAKE, Louise Dr Lynne Regan Lab / Research Technician/Lab Manager Louise.Holyoake@ed.ac.uk R
IMRIE, Lisa Walkinshaw Group / Proteomics Facility Operator Lisa.Imrie@ed.ac.uk R
MOSES, Tessa Dr Burgess Group / Metabolomics Specialist Tessa.Moses@ed.ac.uk R
SACHS, Daniel Dr / Research Technologist, Edinburgh Genome Foundry Daniel.Sachs@ed.ac.uk
TUIJTEL, Maarten Dr M. Wilson Lab / Technologist in Cryo-Transmission Electron Microscopy Maarten.Tuijtel@ed.ac.uk
WARDROPE, Caroline Dr Rosser Group / Research Technician C.Wardrope@ed.ac.uk

PhD Students

NameGroup / PositionEmail Address
AGUILERA MILLACURA, Juan Feliipe French Lab / PhD Student J.F.Aguilera-Millacura@sms.ed.ac.uk
AHMED, Dina Horsfall Lab / PhD Student D.Ahmed-1@sms.ed.ac.uk
AL HASAINI, Atika Cook Lab / PhD Student A.Y.H.Al-Hasaini@sms.ed.ac.uk
ASTLES, Ben Rosser Group / PhD Student s1505870@sms.ed.ac.uk
BAKER, Benjamin Rosser Group / PhD Student B.W.Baker@sms.ed.ac.uk
BARONAITE, Ugne Cachat Group / PhD Student s1556599@sms.ed.ac.uk
BARRETT, Georgie Burgess Group / PhD Student G.J.Barrett-1@sms.ed.ac.uk
BILLINGTON, Jamie Rosser Group / PhD Student J.A.Billington@sms.ed.ac.uk
CHEN, Justin Auer Group / PhD Student Y.Chen-230@sms.ed.ac.uk
CHRISTOPOLOU, Niki Granneman Group / PhD Student N.Christopoulou@sms.ed.ac.uk
CORTADA GARCIA, Joan Burgess Group / PhD Student J.Cortada-Garcia@sms.ed.ac.uk
DAJAK, Martina Free Group / PhD Student s1782124@sms.ed.ac.uk
DONALDSON, James Rosser Group / PhD Student J.S.Donaldson@sms.ed.ac.uk
EGGINGTON, Ian Horsfall Lab / PhD Student ieggingt@ed.ac.uk
ERA, Yuta Horsfall Lab / PhD Student s1854979@sms.ed.ac.uk
FA-ARUN, Jidapha Wang Lab / PhD Student s1797859@sms.ed.ac.uk
FANFANI, Viola Stracquadanio Group / PhD Student v.fanfani@sms.ed.ac.uk
FARQUHAR, Iseabail Cachat Group / PhD Student I.Farquhar@sms.ed.ac.uk
FILATOVA, Tatiana Grima Group / PhD Student s1847022@sms.ed.ac.uk
GAETA, Angelo Stracquadanio Group / PhD Student a.gaeta@sms.ed.ac.uk
GALE, Grant Wang Lab / PhD Student G.A.R.Gale@sms.ed.ac.uk
GAO, Yuanli Wang Lab / PhD Student Y.Gao-77@sms.ed.ac.uk
GIDDEN, Zoe Lynne Regan Lab / PhD Student Z.L.Gidden@sms.ed.ac.uk
GWYNNE, Magnus Granneman Group / PhD Student M.M.Gwynne@sms.ed.ac.uk
HAYNES, Samuel Grima Group / PhD Student s1895111@sms.ed.ac.uk
HEADLEY, Louis Wang Lab / PhD Student s1415681@sms.ed.ac.uk
HICKS, Margaret Wang Lab / PhD Student s1833582@sms.ed.ac.uk
HO, Yuan Wang Lab / PhD Student Y.H.T.Ho@sms.ed.ac.uk
HOLEHOUSE, James Grima Group / PhD Student s1402978@sms.ed.ac.uk
HUSSAIN, Ejaz Houston Group / PhD Student s1686277@sms.ed.ac.uk
IRVINE, Amy Free Group / PhD Student A.L.Irvine@sms.ed.ac.uk
JENNINGS, Christopher Auer Group / PhD Student s1896130@sms.ed.ac.uk
JOHNSON, Nick Wallace Lab / PhD Student Nick.Johnson-2@ed.ac.uk
JOHNSTON, Luke Burgess Group / PhD Student L.Johnston-18@sms.ed.ac.uk
KNIGHT, Margaret Free Group / PhD Student s1857306@sms.ed.ac.uk
KUMAR, Dhananjay M. Wilson Lab / PhD Student D.Kumar-4@sms.ed.ac.uk
LI, Mengxi French Lab / PhD Student M.Li-74@sms.ed.ac.uk
LI, Wei Auer Group / PhD Student W.Li-82@sms.ed.ac.uk
MADDALENA, Giovanni Horsfall Lab / PhD Student G.Maddalena-1@sms.ed.ac.uk
MANZANARO MORENO, Nahuel Swain Group / PhD Student N.Manzanaro-Moreno@sms.ed.ac.uk
MASTELA, Anna Rosser Group / PhD Student A.Mastela@sms.ed.ac.uk
MCCAUGHAN, Hugh Granneman Group / PhD Student hugh.mccaughan@ed.ac.uk
MCDONALD, Michael Free Group / PhD Student M.A.McDonald@sms.ed.ac.uk
MENDS, Joana Free Group / PhD Student J.Q.Mends@sms.ed.ac.uk
MUHLBAUER, Lukas Horsfall Lab / PhD Student Lukas.Muhlbauer@ed.ac.uk
NIKOLADOS, Evangelos Oyarzun Group / PhD Student E.M.Nikolados@sms.ed.ac.uk
PEACH, Hanna Free Group / PhD Student H.C.G.Peach@sms.ed.ac.uk
SCHEIER, Matthew Horsfall Lab / PhD Student s1326543@sms.ed.ac.uk
SEMENIUK, Sofija Cachat Group / PhD Student s1307393@sms.ed.ac.uk
SMIEJA, Connor Auer Group / PhD Student C.B.Smieja@ed.ac.uk
STEELE, Eva Horsfall Lab / PhD Student s1403896@sms.ed.ac.uk
SUITOR, Jack Wallace Lab / PhD Student s1431954@sms.ed.ac.uk
SUKYS, Augustinas Grima Group / PhD Student s1452424@sms.ed.ac.uk
TALLIS, Jess Rosser Group / PhD Student J.Tallis@sms.ed.ac.uk
THORNTON, Ella Wang Lab / PhD Student Ella.Thornton@ed.ac.uk
TOWLE, Zak Horsfall Lab / PhD Student Zak.Towle@ed.ac.uk
TROTTER, Connor Wallace Lab / PhD Student Connor.Trotter@ed.ac.uk
VALENCIA ALBORNOZ, Ricardo Burgess Group / PhD Student R.G.Valencia-Albornoz@sms.ed.ac.uk
VALENZUELA ORTEGA, Marcos French Lab / PhD Student M.Valenzuela-Ortega@sms.ed.ac.uk
WATSON, James Cook Lab / PhD Student s1502072@sms.ed.ac.uk
WHITE, Mirren Wallace Lab / PhD Student s1031170@sms.ed.ac.uk
WILL, Alexander Cook Lab / PhD Student s1735859@sms.ed.ac.uk
WINKELMANN, Flo French Lab / PhD Student F.F.M.Winkelmann@sms.ed.ac.uk
WONGPROMMOON, Arin Oyarzun Group / PhD Student arin.wongprommoon@ed.ac.uk
YADAV, Surendra / PhD Student S.Yadav-3@sms.ed.ac.uk
ZHANG, Lu Richardson Group / PhD Student L.Zhang-98@sms.ed.ac.uk