The cell membrane in the immune system
GW4 NanoMedicine Workshop 2019
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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
BBSRC-funded PhD student
Project: "Mathematical modelling of phytopathogen-targeted secretion pathways"
Co-supervised with Mike Deeks
Started September 2018
Dr Ram Attili
MRC-funded Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Project: "The Fundamentals of Phagocytosis: Integrating Theoretical Models and Experiments"
Started March 2019
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.
Dr Trish Thomas
MRC Skills Development Fellow
Areas: diabetes, obesity and fatty acid transport, mathematical modelling and simulation
Project: "The role of chain length in fatty acid uptake in both health and disease: a combined experimental-modelling approach"
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
3-month visitor from University of Melbourne, Australia
Project: "The effect of electric fields on wound closure studied through electrotaxis in
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
Dr Peter Petrov (Physics and Astronomy, University of Exeter):
Professor Volkmar Heinrich, Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Davis:
Dr Charlie Jeynes, Centre for Biomedical Modelling and Analysis, University of Exeter:
Professor Holger Kress, Biological Physics Group, Universität Bayreuth:
Professor Michael Schrader, Biosciences, University of Exeter:
Dr Joël Tabak, Exeter University Medical School:
Dr Jamie Walker, Mathematics, University of Exeter:
Dr Mike Deeks, Biosciences, University of Exeter: