Molecular Biology

research-area

Molecular Biology aims to understand cellular function through the study of its components at the molecular level. Our research studies a range of processes from viral replication to mammalian neuronal development.

 David Evans

Positive strand RNA virus biology

:: Prof David Evans

Professor

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 Helder Ferreira

Chromatin remodelling and telomere maintenance

:: Dr Helder Ferreira

Lecturer

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 Stephen Gillespie

Clinical and molecular biological study of respiratory infection

:: Prof Stephen Gillespie

Sir James Black Chair of Medicine

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 Tracey Gloster

Structure and function of carbohydrate processing enzymes

:: Dr Tracey Gloster

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow

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 Frank Gunn-Moore

Molecular development and survival of mammalian neurons

:: Prof Frank Gunn-Moore

Professor of Molecular Neurobiology
Director of Research

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 David J Hughes

Molecular and cellular biology of virus-host interactions

:: Dr David J Hughes

Research Fellow

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 David Jackson

Molecular biology of influenza viruses and arenaviruses

:: Dr David Jackson

BSRC Fellow / Honorary Lecturer

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 Huanting Liu

Molecular and structural biology

:: Dr Huanting Liu

Group Leader in BSRC

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 Stuart MacNeill

Chromosomal DNA replication and genome stability.

:: Dr Stuart MacNeill

SULSA Reader in Translational Biology

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 John Mitchell

Bioinformatics and computational chemistry

:: Dr John Mitchell

SULSA Reader

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 Michael M Nevels

Human cytomegalovirus (CMV) and other DNA viruses

:: Dr Michael M Nevels

Reader in Virology

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 Richard Randall

Viruses and innate immunity

:: Prof Richard Randall

Professor of Molecular Virology

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 Judith Sleeman

Structure and dynamics of the mammalian cell nucleus

:: Dr Judith Sleeman

Lecturer in Cell and Developmental Biology

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 Terry Smith

Molecular parasitology

:: Prof Terry Smith

Professor

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 John Sommerville

Gene expression in early development

:: Dr John Sommerville

Honorary

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 Lesley Torrance

Molecular biology of plant virus-host-vector interactions

:: Prof Lesley Torrance

Professor

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 Malcolm White

DNA repair and the CRISPR system

:: Prof Malcolm White

Professor

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Overview

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Scientists associated with the thirty-two research groups that are affiliated with the Biomedical Sciences Research Complex perform highly innovative, multi-disciplinary research in eleven broad areas of biomedical research, employing state-of-the-art techniques to address key questions at the leading edge of the biomedical and biological sciences. The BSRC is grateful for funding from all funding agencies including the Institutional Strategic Support Fund from the Wellcome Trust.

Follow the links on the left to view individual research groups associated with one or more of the eleven BSRC research areas.

Research areas

Scientists associated with the thirty-two research groups that are affiliated with the Biomedical Sciences Research Complex perform highly innovative, multi-disciplinary research in eleven broad areas of biomedical research, employing state-of-the-art techniques to address key questions at the leading edge of the biomedical and biological sciences.

Follow the links on the left to view individual research groups associated with one or more of the eleven BSRC research areas.

Research by academic schools

Research in the BSRC is conducted by thirty-two independent research groups based in the Schools of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, and Medicine. Follow the links on the left to view groups associated with each school.