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Auckland, Phil

paucklandDr. Phillip Auckland

PhD project: Molecular analysis of chromosome movement by microtubule depolymerisation-coupled pulling

Supervisor: Andrew McAinsh (WMS) and Anne Straube (WMS)

After graduation, became a Wellcome Trust funded Postdoctoral Fellow in the McAinsh lab to continue his work on chromosome segregation, and is now a Rice Academy Junior Fellow at Rice University, USA.

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2016

Fenn, Jonathan

J FennDr. Jonathan Fenn

PhD project: Molecular characterisation of the UgpB substrate binding protein from Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Supervisors: Liz Fullam (SLS) and Alex Cameron (SLS)

Now a Trainee Clinical Scientist (Biochemistry) at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

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2019

Halebian, Mary

mhalebianDr. Mary Halebian

PhD project: Biophysical analysis of binding interactions between clathrin and its adaptor proteins

Supervisor: Corinne Smith (SLS) and Frances Brodsky (UCL)

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2017

Jones, Rebekah

Dr. Rebekah Jones

PhD project: Lipid remodelling in host-pathogen interaction and antimicrobial resistance

Supervisors: Yin Chen (SLS) and Andre Pires da Silva (SLS)

Now a Postdoctoral Research Assistant at the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford.

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2020

Messin, Liam

lmessinDr. Liam Messin

PhD project Spatial control of microtubule shrinkage

Supervisors: Jonathan Millar (WMS) and Rob Cross (WMS)

After graduation was initially editor for the Biomed Central journal Oral Health, progressed to Senior Submissions Editor at Springer Nature and is now Senior Editor at EBioMedicine.

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2016

Naskar, Souvik

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Dr. Souvik Naskar

PhD project: Reconstitution and functional analysis of the FtsEXA-PcsB divisiome complex required for peptidoglycan remodelling and cell separation in S.pneumonia

Supervisors: David Roper (SLS) and Corinne Smith (SLS)

Now a Research Associate in the Low Lab, Department of Infectious Disease, Imperial College London

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2019

Rawlings, Thomas

Tom RawlingsDr. Thomas Rawlings

PhD project: Three-dimensional modelling of the peri-implantation endometrium

Supervisors: Jan Brosens (WMS) and Anne Straube (WMS)

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2020

Sillett, Nicholas

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Dr. Nicholas Sillett

PhD project Exploring the roles of the C-terminal of Pol2, the catalytic subunit of DNA polymerase E, in replication and checkpoint response

Supervisors: Giacomo De Piccoli (WMS) and Philippe Pasero (Montpellier)

Now a Project Manager and Research Associate with International Consortium for Health Outcomes Measurement (ICHOM)

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2019

Sinfield, Oliver

osinfieldDr. Oliver Sinfield

PhD project: Processing bodies are dynamically localised and associate with multiple organelles throughout the replicative lifespan of the yeast cell

Supervisors: John McCarthy (SLS) and Rob Cross (WMS)

Now a Product Manager at Cleaver Scientific Ltd

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2018

Smart, Katie

Katie SmartDr. Katie Smart

PhD project Functional characterisation of the activities and interactions of Gram-negative penicillin-binding proteins PBP1b and PBP3

Supervisors: Chris Dowson (SLS) and Jozef Lewandowski (Chemistry)

Now a Research Scientist at Exscientia

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2019

Tut, G

gtutDr. Gokhan Tut

PhD project: On the microtubule based transport of Marek's disease virus

Supervisor: Anne Straube (WMS) and Venugopal Pair (Pirbright Institute)

Now a Research Fellow in the Moss lab, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham

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2018

van de Wiel, Joe

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Dr. Joseph van de Wiel

PhD project: Towards an understanding of the role of Connexin26 in breathing

Supervisors: Nicholas Dale (SLS) and Mark Wall (SLS)

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2019

Winfield, Ian

iwinfieldDr. Ian Winfield

PhD project: Quantifying biased agonism of adenosine and calcitonin-like receptors

Supervisor: Graham Ladds (Warwick Medical School and Cambridge) and Jonathan Millar (WMS)

After graduation took up a postdoctoral position in the Bender Lab, University of Cambridge, and is now Senior Scientist at Charles River Laboratories.

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2017

Wood, Laura

lwoodDr. Laura Wood

PhD project: Development of an inducible model of clathrin-mediated endocytosis

Supervisor: Steve Royle(WMS) and Anne Straube (WMS)

Laura held our Institute of Advanced Study-MRC DTP Early Career Fellowship before moving to University of Bath (Koumanov lab) as a Post-doctoral Associate to work on defects in glucose transporter (GLUT4) trafficking in the development of type 2 diabetes.

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2016