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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, then became a Rice Academy Junior Fellow at Rice University, USA, and has now set up his own lab at The Randall Centre for Cell and Molecular Biophysics at King's College London.

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2016

Dhillon, Karen

kdhillonDr Karen Dhillon

PhD project: Contribution of Tanycytes to the control of bodyweight, food seeking and intake

Supervisors: Nicholas Dale (SLS) and Till Bretschneider (Computer Science)

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2021

Duarte, Fil

fduarteDr Filipe Fernandes Duarte

PhD project: Investigating chromatin domain structures in living cells using histone pulse-labelling approaches

Supervisors: Andrew Bowman (WMS) and Nigel Burroughs (Maths)

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2021

Elsayed, Randa

relsayedDr Randa Elsayed

PhD project: Analysing the chromatin landscape and transcriptome within sox17+ lineages during zebrafish embryonic development.

Supervisors: Andrew Nelson (SLS) and and Sascha Ott (Computer Science)

Now a Research Associate in the Department of Oncology and Metabolism at The University of Sheffield

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2021

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

Germanova, Lina

Location Map Dr Lina Germanova

PhD project Mechanical load-bearing mechanisms in the human kinetochore

Supervisors: Andrew McAinsh (WMS) and Nigel Burroughs (Maths)

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2021

Grobas, Iago

ilopezDr Iago Lopez Grobas

PhD project: Biophysical defence mechanisms of swarming Bacillus subtilis under stress

Supervisors: Munehiro Asally (SLS) and Marco Polin (Physics)

Now a Postdoc in the Aarts lab, Chemistry Department, University of Oxford

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2021

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)

After a MRC/IAS Early Career Research Fellowship in the Brosens group, now a Wellcome-Warwick Translational Partnership Fellow at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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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, Gokhan

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

Usselmann, Laura

lusselmannDr Laura Usselmann

PhD project: Exploration of Circadian Dysregulation in Cancer

Supervisors: Robert Dallmann (WMS) and Sascha Ott (Computer Science)

Now a Scientist in the High Throughput Screening Department at AstraZeneca.

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2021

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)

Now a Clinical Trial Coordinator at University of Birmingham's Cancer Research Clinical Trials Unit.

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2019

Watkins, Kate

kwatkinsDr Kate Watkins

PhD project: The Role of the Staphyloccocal Type VII system in the modulation of host responses

Supervisors: Meera Unnikrishnan, WMS and Marco Polin, WMS/Physics

Now a Clinical Project Manager at Hammersmith Medicines Research (HMR)

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2021

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

Zwetsloot, Alex

azwetslootDr Alex Zwetsloot

PhD project: Bidirectional transport along microtubules: cooperation of Kif1C and dynein

Supervisors: Anne Straube, WMS and Francois Nedelec

Now a Protein Expression Scientist in Research & Development at GlaxoSmithKline

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2021