• 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 Amanda Sferruzzi-Perri
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
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    To better understand the aetiology of pregnancy complications and developmental processes in a wider context, my laboratory investigates the environmental and genetic control of placental morphogenesis and function and its relevance for fetal develop... Read more
  • Profile picture of Sara Morais da Silva
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
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    Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience
  • Profile picture of Benjamin Steventon
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Genetics
    Research Summary:
    I am a developmental biologist looking at the mechanisms that control body axis elongation in early vertebrate embryos. I am looking to explore the role that metabolism plays in the regulation of self-renewal and differentiation of the stem cell popu... Read more
  • Profile picture of Simon Stoddart
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Archaeology
    Research Summary:
    I work with two ancient societies (prehistoric Maltese and Etruscan) which have elaborative self representation and also left extensive osteological remains. I am interested in seeing if a connection or contradiction can be made between self represen... Read more
  • Profile picture of Patsy Tomlinson
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories
  • 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 Ludovic Vallier
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
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    The main objective of our group is to define the molecular mechanisms controlling the specification of the endoderm germ layer and also its subsequent differentiation into pancreatic and hepatic progenitors. For that, we use human puripotent stem cel... 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 Antonio Vidal-Puig
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Metabolic Research Laboratories, MRC Metabolic Diseases Unit, Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
    Research Summary:
    Vidal-Puig’s research focuses on elucidating the molecular mechanisms linking obesity with insulin resistance, diabetes and cardiometabolic complications and on the development of related therapeutic strategies. His research strategies include a co... Read more
  • Profile picture of Parthiban Vijayarangakannan
    Role: Other
    Affiliation(s): Cambridgene Limited
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  • Profile picture of Natalie Wallis
    Role: PhD Student
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    I study the genetics basis of obesity, with focus on neuroendocrine genes. This offers the chance to better understand the mechanisms of appetite control and energy balance in the CNS. My primary model for the genetics of obesity is canine subjects. ... Read more
  • Profile picture of Alex Whitworth
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit
    Research Summary:
    Our group aims to understand the mechanisms of mitochondrial homeostasis in relation to neurodegenerative diseases such as Parkinson’s disease and motor neuron disease. We use a combination of the powerful genetic techniques of Drosophila and molec... Read more
  • Profile picture of Giles Yeo
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Institute of Metabolic Science -Metabolic Research Laboratories
    Research Summary:
    My group’s aim is to understand the molecular mechanisms underlying the central control of food intake and body-weight. The approaches we have taken include: 1.) Understanding the physiological role of known genetic modifiers influencing food i... Read more
  • Profile picture of Junhua Zhou
    Role: Post Doctoral
    Affiliation(s): Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
    Research Summary:
    Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
  • Profile picture of Mohammad Mosaferi Ziaaldini
    Role: Principal Investigator
    Affiliation(s): Ferdowsi University of Mashhad
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