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ePortfolio of Caitlin Hatton

PhD student, School of Life Sciences
Primary Supervisor: Professor Alexander Cameron (University of Warwick)
Secondary Supervisor: Dr Timothy Knowles (University of Birmingham)

Caitlin graduated with a second-class upper honours (2:1) in Biochemistry from the University of Bristol in 2016, and is now a BBSRC-funded PhD student part of the Midlands Integrative Biosciences Training Partnership (MIBTP) at the University of Warwick.
Caitlin is a structural biologist with an interest in membrane transporters and is currently researching cytosine uptake in bacteria.

As part of her MIBTP training year, Caitlin worked with Tim Knowles (University of Birmingham) for her mini project, who then became her second supervisor. Caitlin also worked with Arwen Pearson (DESY, University of Hamburg) for her PIPs placement. During her undergradute degree, Caitlin completed her dissertation with Paul Race, with summer placement with Paula Salgado (Newcastle University), and another summer placement with Steve Cobb (University of Durham).

Outside of academia, Caitlin is an avid skiier, dog walker, and oarswomen.


-Lear, S., Munshi, T., Hudson, A. S., Hatton, C., Clardy, J., Mosely, J. A., … Cobb, S. L. (2016). Total chemical synthesis of lassomycin and lassomycin-amide. Org. Biomol. Chem., 14(19), 4534–4541.

-Gareth W. Hughes, Stephen C. L. Hall , Claire S. Laxton, Pooja Sridhar, Amirul H. Mahadi, Caitlin Hatton, Thomas J. Piggot, Peter J. Wotherspoon, Aneika C. Leney, Douglas G. Ward, Mohammed Jamshad, Vaclav Spana, Ian T. Cadby, Christopher Harding, Georgia L. Isom, Jack A. Bryant, Rebecca J. Parr, Yasin Yakub, Mark Jeeves, Damon Huber , Ian R. Henderson, Luke A. Clifton, Andrew L. Lovering and Timothy J. Knowles. (2019). Evidence for phospholipid export from the bacterial inner membrane by the Mla ABC transport system. Nature Microbiology.


Caitlin Hatton