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Daphne Jackson fellows

Interested in becoming a fellow? Go to the Returners to Research Fellowships page (in Funding section).

Current Daphne Jackson Trust Fellows receiving at least 50% support from BBSRC.

Fellows over the past three years can be found below. If you would like to view past fellows, please contact us using the details below.

2018 chort
2017 chort
2016 chort


2018 cohort

Dr Zulfa Yoosuf Aly, Cardiff University

High-throughput screening and directed evolution of Germacrene D Synthase and 7-Epizingiberene Synthase

Dr Polly Couldrick, University of Exeter

A non-lethal method to determine sex in the European Eel (Anguilla anguilla) to aid fisheries management

Dr Gillian Halket, University of Strathclyde

Genomic Mining of Thermophilic Actinobacteria for Novel Antibiotics


2017 cohort

Dr Irina Abnizova, Babraham Institute

Sequence determinants of epigenomic heterogeneity and gene expression variability

Dr Nicola Atkinson, John Innes Centre

Genome engineering in wheat for enhanced stress tolerance

Ms Johanna McNicholl-Kennedy, University of Leicester

The development of an ex vivo porcine spleen perfusion model to investigate the early stages of systemic disease

Dr Kelly Thornber, University of Exeter

Establishing factors that influence the spread of antimicrobial resistance in Asian aquaculture


2016 cohort

Dr Clara de Pascale, University of Westminster

The mechanism of action of Urocortin, a novel inhibitor of both chondrocytes apoptosis and bone resorption