Richards Group

Current members

Dr David Richards

  • MRC Career Development Fellow
  • Undergraduate: Physics and MMath (University of Cambridge)
  • PhD: String theory (DAMTP, University of Cambridge)
  • Previous institutes: John Innes Centre and Imperial College London

Jordan Hembrow

  • BBSRC-funded PhD student
  • Project: "Mathematical modelling of phytopathogen-targeted secretion pathways"
  • Co-supervised with Mike Deeks
  • Started September 2018

Ram Attili

  • MRC-funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow
  • Project: "The Fundamentals of Phagocytosis: Integrating Theoretical Models and Experiments"
  • Started March 2019

Josiah Passmore

  • PhD student
  • Project: "The dynamics of peroxisomes"
  • Part of the Schrader lab
  • Recent papers: Castro IG et al.: A role for MIRO1 in motility and membrane dynamics of peroxisomes. Traffic 19:229-42 (PubMed)

Trish Thomas

  • PhD student with Noel Morgan
  • Areas: diabetes, obesity and fatty acid transport
  • Techniques: Raman spectroscopy, CARS, mathematical modelling and simulation

Freddy Wordingham

  • CBMA PhD student
  • Project: "Optimising dermatological photodynamic therapy effectiveness using a novel radiative transfer model"
  • Co-supervised with Tim Harries, Alison Curnow and Clare Thorn

Previous members

Blake Cook

  • 3-month visitor from University of Melbourne, Australia
  • Project: "The effect of electric fields on wound closure studied through electrotaxis in Dictyostelium discoideum"

Julia James

  • Summer student
  • Project: "Dual-micropipette aspiration experiments of phagocytosis"
  • Co-supervised with Peter Petrov

Dr Rudy Arthur

  • CBMA PhD student
  • Project: "The emergence of biological phenotypes from dynamic gene networks"
  • Co-supervised with John Terry, Ken Haynes and Jamie Walker

Other

Collaborators