Daphne Jackson fellows

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

Starting in 2018

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Gillian Halket University of Strathclyde Genomic Mining of Thermophilic Actinobacteria for Novel Antibiotics

Starting in 2017

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
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
Dr Daniel Bor University of Cambridge Investigation of the neural and behavioural effects of drowsiness on old and young adults
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

Starting in 2016

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Clara de Pascale University of Westminster The mechanism of action of Urocortin, a novel inhibitor of both chondrocytes apoptosis and bone resorption
Dr Elizabeth Dickinson University of York Chemometric analysis of metabolomic and genomic data from pea plant varieties exposed to drought and disease
Dr Katalin Kondas Imperial College London Epigenetic gene regulation: elucidating the molecular and structural basis of gene silencing by HP1 isoforms

Starting in 2015

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Sreelekha Benny University of Reading Probing the structure, dynamics and drug-binding of DNA i-motif loop regions: a computational study