World class bioscience: molecular mechanisms - University of Warwick

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MIBTP BBSRC Doctoral Training Partners
h
ip


Leicester
:

potential s
upervisors and
research areas


Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant
holders)



Bayliss, Christopher Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Bacterial phase variation and genome evolution

Food Security: animal health/infection

Bushell, Martin Dr*

University of
Leicester

MRC Toxicology Unit

Gene expression


translational
control

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

Carr, Mark Prof*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Protein structure/function analysis

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

Challiss, John Prof

University of
Leicester

Cell Physiology &
Pharmacology

Ion channels and signalling

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Cowley, Shaun Dr

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Gene expression


Histone deacetylases and chromatin
remodelling

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

Domin
guez, Cyril Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Protein structural biology

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Drea, Sinead Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biology

Cereal development and comparative genomics/genome
evolution

Food Security:
plant science

Evans, Richard Prof

University of
Leicester

Cell Physiology &
Pharmacology

P2X
-
receptors and signalling

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Forsythe, Ian Prof

University of
Leicester

Cell Physiology &
Pharmacology

Neuroscience


Nitric Oxide control of neuronal activity

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Fry, Andrew Prof*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Control of centrosomes in mitosis

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Hartell, Nick Prof*

University of
Leicester

Cell Physiology &
Pharmacology

Neuroscience


motor learning

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Jarvis, Paul Prof*

University of
Leicester

Biology

Protein import into chloroplasts

Food Security: plant science

Ketley, Julian Prof*

University

of
Leicester

Genetics

Molecular genetics of
Campylobacter

Food Security: animal health/infection

Kyriacou, Charalambos Prof*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Biological clocks, behaviour and neuroscience

Under
-
pinning bioscience: biological clock
systems

Matheson, Thomas Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biology

Neuroscience


control of aimed limb movements in insects

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

McDearmid, Jonathan Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biology

Neuroscience


neuronal development in zebrafis
h

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Mukamolova, Galina Dr*

University of
Leicester

Infection, Immunity
& Inflammation

Gene expression control
-

Mycobacterium

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

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Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant
holders)



O’Hare, Helen Dr*

University of
Leicester

Infection, Immunity
& Inflammation

Gene expression control


bacterial phosphoproteins

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

Pritchard, Catrin Prof

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Gene expression
-

RAF kinase signalling control of cell
proliferat
ion

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Quian
-
Quiroga, Rodrigo Prof*

University of
Leicester

Engineering

Neuroscience
-

brain neurone mapping and analysis

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Rosato, Ezio Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Genetics of biological clocks and behaviour

Under
-
pinning bioscience: biological clock
systems

Schwabe, John Prof*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Gene expression
-

structural biology of repressor complexes

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression

Tauber, Eran Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Biological clocks and behaviour

Under
-
pinning bioscience: biological clock
systems

Tobin, Andrew Prof

University of
Leicester

MRC Toxicology

Gene expression


phosphoprotein signalling

Under
-
pinning
bioscience: gene expression

Twell, David Prof*

University of
Leicester

Biology

Genetic control of pollen development

Food Security: plant science

Vuister, Geerten Prof

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Protein structural biology

Under
-
pinning
bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Willis, Anne Prof*

University of
Leicester

MRC Toxicology Unit

Gene expression


translational control

Under
-
pinning bioscience: gene expression


Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Badge, Richard Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Bioinformatics and retro
-
transposons in the mammalian
genome

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Barber, Iain Dr

University of
Leicester

Biology

Evolutionary biology


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-
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-
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-
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-
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-
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-
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Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Leicester

Gerdjikov, Todor, Dr

University of
Leicester

Psychology

Behavioural neuroscience;
cortical and limbic circuits in
reward
-
related learning


Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Gibson, Claire Dr

University of
Le
icester

Psychology

Molecular mechanisms of i
schaemic damage and cognitive
decline

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

Hammond, Rob Dr

University of
Leicester

Biology

Evolution of complex traits
-

social insect behaviour and
genomics

Under
-
pinning
bioscience: neuroscience

Heslop
-
Harrison, Pat Prof

University of
Leicester

Biology

Genome evolution and comparative genomics of plants and
animals

Food security: plant & animal science

Hollox, Ed Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Evolution and variati
on of genes in dynamic regions of the
human genome

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Jobling, Mark Prof*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Evolutionary and cultural effects of human genetic diversity

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechan
isms

Macip, Salvador Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Function and regulation of the cell cycle regulator p53

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Mallon, Eamonn Dr

University of
Leicester

Biology

Evolutionary biology
-

insect immunity

and behaviour

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience

May, Celia Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Molecular mechanisms of genome diversity and variation

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Moody, Peter Dr

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

X
-
ray and Neutron diffraction determination of protein
structures

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Norton, Will Dr

University of
Leicester

Biology

Genetics and neuronal circuitry of behaviour in Zebrafish

Under
-
pinning bioscienc
e: neuroscience

Patel, Rajnikant Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Control of mitotic cell growth; mitotic check points and
apoptosis

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Royle, Nicola Dr*

University of
Leicester

Genetics

Telomere
biology

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Schmid, Ralf Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Bioinformatics & protein structure prediction

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular
mechanisms

Schwarzacher, Trude Dr

University of
Leicester

Biology

Genome evolution and comparative genomics of plants

Food security: plant science

Tanaka, Kayoko Dr*

University of
Leicester

Biochemistry

Meiotic function of the centrosome/spindle pole body, and
its regulation

Under
-
pinning bioscience: molecular

mechanisms

Young, Andrew Dr*

University of
Leicester

Psychology

Neuroscience
-

In vivo
measurement of neurotransmitters
and neurochemicals

Under
-
pinning bioscience: neuroscience




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Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP
Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant holders)



Arumugam Prakash Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Molecular Systems Biology

Barker, Guy Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Beynon, James Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Bretschneider Till Dr

University of
Warwick

Warwick Systems
Biology Centre


Molecular Systems Biology

Buchanan
-
Wollaston Vicky Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Bugg Timothy Professor

University of
Warwick

Chemistry


Industrial Biotechnology

Burroughs Nigel Dr

University of
Warwick

Mathematics


Food Security (and Molecular Systems
Biology)

Carre Isabelle Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security (and Molecular Systems)

Challis Gregory Professor

University of
Warwick

Chemistry


Industrial Biotechnology

Collier Rosemary Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Corre Christophe Dr

University of
Warwick

Chemistry


Industrial Biotechnology

Courtenay David Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Cross Robert Professor

University of
Warwick

Warwick Medical
School


Molecular Systems Biology

Dale Nicholas Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Molecular Systems

Gutierrez
-
Marcos Jose Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Evans David Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food
Security

Finch
-
Savage William Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Finkenstadt Barbel Dr

University of
Statistics


Food Security

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Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP
Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant holders)



Warwick

Green Laura Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Jackson Stephen Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Keeling Matthew Professor

University of
Warwick

Mathematics


Food Security

Ladds Graham Dr

University of
Warwick

Warwick Medical
School


Molecular Systems
Biology

Lapkin Alexei Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Engineering


Industrial Biotechnology

McAinsh Andrew Dr

University of
Warwick

Warwick Medical
School


Molecular Systems Biology

Medley Graham Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security

Ott Sascha Dr

University of
Warwick

Warwick Systems
Biology Centre


Food Security (also other Molecular Systems
Biology)

Pankratov Yuriy Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Molecular Systems

Rand David Professor

University of
Warwick

Warwick Systems
Biology Centre


Molecular Systems Biology (Other World
class Bioscience) but also Food Security

Richardson Magnus Dr

University of
Warwick

Warwick Systems
Biology Centre


Molecular Systems
Biology

Robinson Colin Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Industrial Biotechnology

Thornalley Paul Professor

University of
Warwick

Warwick Medical
School


Food Security (and Molecular Systems
Biology)

Tosin Manuela Dr

University
of
Warwick

Chemistry


Industrial Biotechnology

Walsh John Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food Security


Wellington Elizabeth Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Industrial Biotechnology (plus Food Security)


Wild David Professor

University of
Warwick

Warwick Systems
Biology Centre


Food Security


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Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Napier

Richard Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences


Food
Security

Nezis Ioannis Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences



Schäfer

Patrick

Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences



Kreil

David Professor

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences



Ntoukakis Vardis Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Life
Sciences



Chappell Mike Dr

University of
Warwick

School of Engineering





Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant
holders)



Bonifer Constanze Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences


G
ene regulation in the hematopoietic system

Other World Class Bioscience Research


Gene
e
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卣桯o氠lf
䉩潳捩cnces


Post genomic studies
on bacteria gene expression

Other World Class Bioscience Research


Gene
e
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Un楶e牳楴if
䉩牭楮杨am

卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Using nano
-
encapsulation to understand the function of
membrane proteins

In
dustrial Biotechnology


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-
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-
䱬Lyd⁂物 n⁄

Un楶e牳楴if
䉩牭楮杨am

卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Functional genomics of resistance to sap feeding pests: from
model plats to crop species

Food Security


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i
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䉩牭楮杨am

卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Control of meiotic recombination

Food Security


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-
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⡎(n椩⁐牯fessor

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卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Self incompatibility in plants

F
ood Security


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䉩牭楮杨am

䍨敭i捡氠En杩湥g物rg

Systems biology of digesti
on in the gut

Industrial Biotechnology


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-
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Un楶e牳楴if
䉩牭楮杨am

卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Bacterial
nucleoid organisation and gene regulation

Other World Class Bioscience Research


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he慬ah

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䉩牭楮杨am

卣桯o氠lf⁂楯s捩cnces

Central nervous system regeneration: the genetic and
molecular mechanisms underlying glial repair properties in
Drosophila and mammals

Other World Class Bioscience Research
-

Neurosci
ence

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Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant
holders)



Kreft Hab
-
Ulrich Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

The effect of spatial structure on plasmid transfer in
multispecies biofilms: individual
-
based modelling and
experiments.

Food Security


Farm animal health

Luo Zewei Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

G
enetic architectures and mechanisms that underlie
quantitative genetic variations

Food Security


Crop Science

Lovering


Andrew Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

Structural Characterisation of
C. elegans

Immune System
Proteins

Industrial Biotechnology

Marshall Janice Professor

University of
Birmingham

Clinical and
Experimental
Medicine

Can ageing
-
related deterioration of cerebral autoregulation be
attributed to l
oss of adenosine
-
NO
-
mediated vasodilatation
caused by oxidative stress?

Other World Class Bioscience Research
-

Neuroscience

Miall
Chris

Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Psychology

M
otor learning and motor coordination

Other World Class
Bioscience Research
-

Neuroscience

Norton Ian Professor

University of
Birmingham

Chemical Engineering

Physical chemical understanding of the structural role of
sugars in complex soft solids (foods)

Industrial Biotechnology


Bio
-
processing

Overduin

Michael Professor

University of
Birmingham

Cancer Sciences

NMR analysis of proteins, particularly of membrane proteins

Other World Class Bioscience Research


Molecular Mechanisms

Overton Tim Dr

University of
Birmingham

Chemical Engineering

Quorum sensing within engineered
E. coli
biofilm catalysts

Industrial Biotechnology


Bio
-
Processing

Pallen Mark Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

Exploring the biology and biotechnological potential of
bacterial protein secretion s
ystems

Food Security


Farm animal health

Rappoport Joshua Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

How does occludin trafficking regulate epithelial wound
healing?


Other World Class Bioscience Research


Molecular Mechanisms

Reynolds Raymond
Dr

University

of
Birmingham

School of Sport and
Exercise Sciences

Central and peripheral contributions to vestibular control of
balance

Other World Class Bioscience Research
-

Neuroscience

Sanchez
-
Moran Eugenio Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosci
ences

Organisation and behaviour of chromosomes in plant
meiosis

Food Security


Crop Science

Simmons Mark Dr

University of
Birmingham

Chemical Engineering

Engineered biofilm catalysts


influence of hydrodynamic
conditions upon microstructure and
catalyst effectiveness.

Industrial Biotechnology


Bio
-
processing

Thomas Christopher Professor

University of
Birmingham

School
of Bio
s
ciences

Antibiotic biosynthesis and synthetic biology

Industrial Biotechnology


Metabolic
Engineering

Thomas Owen Profe
ssor

University of
Birmingham

Chemical Engineering

New manufacturing technology in E. coli: recombinant
mini
-
antibodies

Industrial Biotechnology


Bio
-
processing

Tucker James Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Chemist
r
y

Modified DNA for sensing and
cellular delivery applications

Industrial Biotechnology

Viant Mark Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

Robust metabolite identification via integrated NMR and LC
-
MS measurements

Other World Class Biosciences Research


Gene Expressio
n

Webber Mark Dr

University of
Immunity and
Identification of regulatory circuits controlling biofilm formation
Food Security


Farm animal health

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Supervisor name

University

Departme
nt

Project subject/area

MIBTP Theme

Exemplar supervisor named on MIBTP application; (* recent or current
BBSRC grant
holders)



Birmingham

Infection

and multidrug resistance in
Salmonella
.

Wheatley Mark Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

The structure and function of G
-
protein
-
coupled receptors
(GPCRs).

Other world Class Bioscience Research


Molecular Mechanisms

White Scott Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of Biosciences

Polyphosphate enzymes as antimic
r
obial targets or
The role
of pyrophosphatases in plant self
-
incompat
i
b
i
lity mechanisms

Food Security


Crop Science

Wing Alan Professor

University of
Birmingham

School of Psychology

Sensory processes and internal models for movement
control

Other World C
lass Bioscience Research
-

Neuroscience

Winn Peter Dr

University of
Birmingham

School of

Bios
ciences

Quantifying the distance information present in amino acid co
-
substitution events as a means to protein complex prediction.

Industrial Biotechnology


metabolic
Engineering


Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Armstrong, Sue

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Control of chromosomal pairing in polyploid


plants

Food Security: plant science

Brogna, Savario

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Visualization of ribosomal subunits interaction in cells

World class

bioscience: gene expression

Cooper, Helen
*

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Differential ion mobility spectrometry and mass spectrometry
for
proteomics

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Cooper, Paul

University of
Birmingham

Dentistry

E
xpansion and differentiation of Post
-
natal Stem Cell
Populations

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Hotchin, Neil
*

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

A Systems biology approach to human Aging

World class

bioscience
:

Health and Aging

Fan, Yun

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Regulation of proliferation
and

apoptosis in
Drosophila

models
.

World class

bioscience: gene expression

Grant,

Melissa

University of
Birmingham

Chemistry

The challenge of chronic periodontal inflammation

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Guenther, Ulrich

University of
Birmingham

Cancer Sciences

M
et
abolomics and metabolic fluxes

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Hauton, Dave

University of
Birmingham

Cardiovascular and
Respiratory Sciences

The role of dietary manipulation on GPAT activity in the body.


World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Hellberg, Carina
*

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Regulation of
Platelet
-
derived growth factor

receptor sorting

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Horswell, Sarah

University of
Birmingham

Chemistry

Study of structure and barrier properties of mycolate

films and
more complex mimics of bacterial cell walls

Food Security: animal health/infection

Hyde, Eva

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Structure of the partitioning protein KorB and its interactions
with partner proteins and DNA

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

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Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Kirchhof, Paulus

University of
Birmingham

Cardiovascular and
Respiratory Sciences

P
hysiology of the atrium, and its relation to cardiac
development and sidedness in health and disease

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Kirkman
-
Brown,
Jackson
/Publicover, Steve

University of
Birmingham

Clinical and
Experimental
Medicine
/Biosciences

Reproduction and cell signalling

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Lalor, Patricia/

Bunch, Josephine

Univers
ity of
Birmingham

Medicine/

Chemistry

Use of novel mass spectrophotometric imaging technology to
identify non
-
invasive biomarkers for fatty liver disease

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Leach, Lindsey

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Polyploidy
-
related structural and functional changes in the
Arabidopsis

genome.

Food Security: plant science

Logan, Ann

University of
Birmingham

Clinical and
Experimental
Medicine

Mechanisms regulating recruitments of leukocytes and
progenitor cells from blood to tissue.

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Lund, Peter

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Systems biology of stress resistance in pathogenic E.
coli



Food Security: animal
health/

infection

Macaskie, Lynne

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences


Study of catalytic metallic nanoparticles made by bacterial
cells and applications in clean energy
;
Application of catalytic
bionanoparticles

in hydrogen generation and utilisation for
electricity production

Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy

May, Robin

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

The role of pathogen encoded phospholipase in modulating
host immunity

/
The role of mitochondrial virulenc
e in fungal
pathogenesis

Food Security: animal health/infection

Michelangeli, Frank

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

The effects of aging on cellular signalling processes:

World class

bioscience
:

Health and Aging

Olson, Andrew

University of
Birmingham

Psychology

M
athematical models

of cognitive processes

World class

bioscience: neuroscience

Phillips, Anna

University of
Birmingham

Sportex

Associations of psychosocial factors with inflammatory
markers in ageing.

World class

bioscience
:

Health

and Aging

Pritchard, Jeremy (with Juliet
Coates and Brian Ford
-
Lloyd)

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Functional genomics of resistance to sap feeding pests: from
model plats to crop species

Food Security: plant science

Rainger, Ed

University of
Birmingham

Physiology

R
egulation of inflammation by dietary omega
-
3
polyunsaturated fatty acids

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Santos, Regina

University of
Birmingham

Chem Eng

Development and characterisation of xylo
-
oligosaccharides as
pre
biotics derived from Miscanthus; a source of dietary
supplement for nutrition and health

Industrial Biotech and Bioenergy

Schofield, Andrew

University of
Birmingham

Psychology

Seeing shadows in the twilight of life”: The effects of ageing on
the
perception of shadows and shading in the human visual
system.

World class

bioscience: neuroscience

Sinclair, Alexandra/

Stewart, Paul

University of
Birmingham

Clinical &
Experimental
Medicine

Intracranial pressu
re modulation by


neuropeptides
and

11Beta

hydroxysteroid

dehydrogenase

in Idiopathic
Intracranial Hypertension.

World class

bioscience: neuroscience

Soller, Matthias

University of
Biosciences


Control of insect reproductive behavio
u
rs by male derived
World class

bioscience
:

mo
lecular
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10

of
10


Other

MIBTP contributors and potential supervisors

(*
Master
-
class
contributo
r
)



Birmingham

peptides

mechanisms

Thorpe, Susannah

University of
Birmingham

Biosciences

Exercise, perception and health

World class

bioscience
:

Health and Aging

Toellner, Kai
-
Michael

University of
Birmingham

Immunity and
Infection

Understanding the role of antibody
feedback for B cell affi
nity
maturation and vaccination

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Turnell, Andrew

University of
Birmingham

Cancer Sciences

Role of adenovirus E1B55K
-
binding proteins in the DNA
damage response.

World class

bioscience
:

molecular
mechanisms

Gareth Wallis

University of
Birmingham

Sportex

Exercise and nutritional interventions to optimize the training
adaptations in elderly skeletal muscle.

World class

bioscience
:

Health and Aging

Wilkie, John

University of
Birmingham

Chemistry

Ligand Profiling: a new approach to predicting protein function

World class bioscience:

molecular
mechanisms