Department of Life Sciences
Madina Wane, MRes student and Rita Berkachy, PhD student, in conversation with Professor Murray Selkirk. Their work focuses on regulation of the immune system by helminth parasites, with the aim of developing new therapeutic approaches to infection and inflammatory disorders.
Emem Udom, undergraduate student and Kathryn Charlwood, PhD student, working in the zebrafish lab. They are researching the impact of our Western style diet on inflammation and immunoregulation using zebrafish larvae.
Professor Pietro Spanu is Professor of Molecular Plant Pathology in the Department of Life Sciences. His work includes sequencing genomes of plant diseases to help understand the evolution of bacterial and fungal infections that can decimate crop yields.
Saffi Hussain, Research Technician, with her supervisor Prof Erhard Hohenester, Professor of Structural Matrix Biology, Department of Life Sciences.
Postgraduate Researcher in Molecular Biosciences, Gang Wu, supervised by Professor Anne Dell, is working to discover aberrant glycosylation in immune disorders, which will obtain a deeper understanding of immune disease and help people who are suffering from immune disorders.