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Steve Royle

Job Title
WMS - Biomedical Sciences
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Research Interests

The Royle lab researches cell biology at the molecular level. We are interested in two processes fundamental to eukaryotic cellular life: mitosis and endocytosis.


Steve is a Professor of Cell Biology at Warwick Medical School, UK. He completed his PhD in the Department of Pharmacology, University of Cambridge and moved to Leon Lagnado's lab at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge for post-doctoral work. He started his lab as a lecturer in 2006 at the Physiological Laboratory, University of Liverpool and moved to University of Warwick in 2013.

Title Funder Award start Award end
MRC Mid-range Equipment Application - January 2023 MRC 01 Aug 2023 31 Jul 2026
BBSRC:ALERT 22 proposal: tomic force microscope for biological rsearch (bioAFM) BBSRC 01 Aug 2023 31 Jul 2024
CRUK Programme Grant Cancer Research UK 01 May 2019 30 Apr 2024
MRC equipment full proposal MRC 01 Oct 2022 31 Mar 2023
Role of TPD52-like proteins in cell migration and disease MRC 11 Sep 2017 10 Mar 2021
Molecular mechanism of kinetochore fibre stabilisation - funding for years 4-6 Cancer Research UK 01 Feb 2016 31 May 2019
Dr Royle Studentship: Molecular mechanisms of kinetochore fibre stabilisation Cancer Research UK 01 Jul 2013 30 Jun 2017
Non-clinical PhD studentship: Regulation of podosome formation in vascular smooth muscle cells British Heart Foundation 01 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2016
Molecular mechanisms of kinetochore fibre stabilisation - CRUK Fellowship Cancer Research UK 01 Feb 2013 31 Jan 2016
A facility for 3D cellular imaging that bridges light and electron microscopy (BSRC ALERT 14 Equipment grant) BBSRC 21 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2016