• Profile picture of Katherine Lawler
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Leads the Computational Genomics in Prof Sadaf Farooqi's GOOS team on obesity/thinness and rare diseases with a focus on rare genomic variants in hypothalamic dysfunction and dysregulated energy balance. We perform c... Read more
  • Profile picture of Ines Horvat Menih
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): CRUK Cambridge InstituteDepartment of Radiology
    Research Summary:
    CRUK Cambridge Institute
  • Profile picture of Gabriele Mocciaro
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): Department of Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    My main research interest lies in the field of nutrition and metabolism. Specifically, I plan to investigate the role of diet and sigle nutrients in the prevention and treatment of metabolic disease and its complications (coronary heart disease, type... Read more
  • Profile picture of John O'Neill
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology
    Research Summary:
    Circadian (approximately daily) rhythms are cell-intrinsic phenomena that permeate every level of biology, and thereby impact upon many aspects of health and disease. In humans the sleep/wake cycle has a clear circadian rhythm, as do numerous aspects... Read more
  • Profile picture of Susan Ozanne
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Early Programming of Appetite, Type 2 Diabetes, Breast Cancer and Ageing The major focus of our research is to understand the mechanistic basis of the relationships between poor early growth and subsequent increased risk of type 2 diabetes, obesit... Read more
  • Profile picture of Guillaume Rey
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My current research interests focus on fundamental mechanisms of biological timekeeping in mammals. In particular, I am investigating the role of non-transcriptional oscillations for the generation of circadian (24h) rhythms. Circadian clocks are ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Larissa Richardson
    Role: Assistant Staff
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry
  • Profile picture of Reza Salek
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Department of Biochemistry, EMBL European Bioinformatics InstituteScientific Coordinator EMBL-EBI
    Research Summary:
    I have worked on metabolomics based research in large consortia on breast cancer biomarker discovery (http://www.metacancer-fp7.eu/), type 2 diabetes and neurological disorders, working both with NMR and MS metabolomics and data fusion in both academ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Christina Schmidt
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Cancer Unit
  • Profile picture of Marco Sciacovelli
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
    Research Summary:
    MRC Cancer Unit
  • Profile picture of Robert Semple
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My main interest is in the pathophysiology of abnormal insulin action in human disease. In particular, I would like to gain insights into the nature and mechanisms of “common” insulin resistance, and into potentially modifiable mechanisms linking... Read more
  • Profile picture of Frank Smith
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Metabolon
    Research Summary:
    Metabolon deciphers thousands of discrete chemical signals from genetic and non-genetic factors to reveal biological pathways. We make connections where other ‘omics cannot, and provide the definitive representation of the phenotype. Our work me... Read more
  • Profile picture of Christopher Smith
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I am currently developing imaging techniques, coupled with semi-automated analysis tools, in order to better understand the dynamics of how secretory vesicles in enteroendocrine cells release specific hormones into the gut. In particular I am utilisi... Read more
  • Profile picture of John Tadross
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases UnitDepartment of Pathology
    Research Summary:
    Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit
  • Profile picture of Elpida Tsonou
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): The Babraham Institute
    Research Summary:
    P-Rex is a protein family important in immune and neuronal function, cancer progression and metastasis. An exciting new role in glucose homeostasis is currently emerging. P-Rex proteins activate the small GTPase Rac, and their catalytic Rac-GEF activ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Martin Turner
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): The Babraham Institute
    Research Summary:
    The Turner group aims to characterise fundamental mechanisms controlling lymphocyte development and function throughout the life-course. These include understanding the roles of RNA binding proteins in lymphocyte development and activation. In the f... Read more
  • Profile picture of Michele Vacca
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My main clinical and scientific interests are t... Read more
  • Profile picture of Sakari Vanharanta
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Cancer Unit
    Research Summary:
    Cancer Metastasis The majority of cancer-related deaths result from the spread of cancer to secondary organs in a phenomenon called metastasis. Recent advances have shown that systematic experimental approaches can identify key molecular drivers o... Read more
  • Profile picture of Parthiban Vijayarangakannan
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Cambridgene Limited
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  • Profile picture of Heidi Welch
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): The Babraham Institute
    Research Summary:
    We study the molecular mechanisms which regulate Rac, an important protein that controls cell shape, cell movement, gene expression and oxygen radical formation. In particular, we study the proteins which activate Rac, so-called Rac-GEFs. Rac can be ... Read more