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Paul MacDonald

Currently studying for a PhD in the Jaramillo Lab as part of the Molecular Organisation and Assembly of Cells Doctoral Training Centre (MOAC DTC). Originally trained in mathematics at the University of Birmingham, UK, his research interests are now found in phage genome engineering, receptor binding proteins and computational modeling.


Sagona, A. P.; Grigonyte, A. M.; MacDonald, P. R.; Jaramillo, A., Genetically modified bacteriophages. Integrative Biology 2016, DOI: 10.1039/C5IB00267B. PUBMED

Hassall J.*, MacDonald P.*, Cordero T., Rostain W., Jaramillo A., Design and Characterization of Topological Small RNAs. Methods in Molecular Biology: RNA Scaffolds, vol 1316, 2015, DOI: 10.1007/978-1-4939-2730-2_13. PUBMED (* joint first authors)

Academic Background: University of Birmingham

  • MSc Maths and Computing in Biology and Medicine (Distinction)
  • BSc Mathematics (First Class Honours)