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Professor James Naismith

Director

Professor Naismith grew up in Hamilton, in the west of Scotland attending local state schools. He graduated from Edinburgh in […]

Dr Paul McCubbin

Chief Operating Officer

Paul has worked in the life science sector for over 20 years. During this time, he has held a number […]

Lydia Armes

Director of HR

Lydia brings a wealth of experience gained within diverse global and UK based organisations. Lydia has worked for a number […]

Laura Holland

Director of Communications and Culture

Laura Holland is Director of Communications at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. She has been with the organisation since its conception. Prior to this, […]

Dr Hazel Housden

Innovation and Translation Manager

Hazel is the Innovation and Translation Manager. She was previously Head of Intellectual Property at an industrial microbiology company, Green […]

Cristina Arraes

Grants Administrator

Cristina is the Grants Administrator -responsible for assisting with the Funding process. Before joining the Franklin, she had been working […]

Andy Huckstep

Building and Safety Manager

Andy is responsible for the building operation, and ensuring safety, health and environment is maintained for the Franklin. He has […]

Niaz Khan

Head of IT

After leaving school, Niaz qualified as an Accountant with the Oxford Co-Operative but soon after joining Blackwells realised his career […]

Joanne Blowers

Facilities and Operations Support Supervisor

Joanne is Facilities and Operations Support Supervisor, working with the Chief Operating Officer and Building and Safety Manager to deliver […]

Marina Haines

Human Resources Assistant

Marina is a HR Assistant at the Franklin, co-ordinating recruitment and assisting with a variety of HR activities. Prior to […]

Dr Dona Reddiar

Training Coordinator

Dona manages scientific training programmes at the Franklin, and works with colleagues to ensure that the new PhD programme and […]

Dr Caitlin Higgott

Communications and Engagement Officer

Caitlin is the communications and engagement officer, which means she covers everything from schools to stakeholder engagement, and internal communications […]

Fay Shabo

Executive Assistant

Fay is the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer. She has been a Board level Executive Assistant for over […]

Stephen Cross

Operations Support Technician

Stephen is the operations support technician at The Franklin. His role involves supporting the building team with the smooth running […]

Krystalenia Basdani

Recruitment Co-ordinator

Krystalenia is Recruitment Co-ordinator at the Franklin, focused on supporting the organisation’s recruitment needs and initiatives. Prior to this role, […]

Ian Franklin

Procurement Manager

Ian has worked in procurement for over 20 years and has held various positions in the private and public sector, […]

Dr Mark Basham

Head of AI

Dr Mark Basham is Head of AI at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, and a Research Fellow at Diamond Light Source. […]

Gabryel Mason-Williams

Junior Research Software Engineer

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Dr Michele Darrow

Head of Data Strategy for Cryo Electron Imaging

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Dr Neville Yee

Research Software Engineer

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Dr Luis Perdigao

Research Software Engineer

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Dr Joss Whittle

Research Software Engineer

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Dr Laura Shemilt

Research Software Engineer

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Professor Josephine Bunch

Science Co-Director Biological Mass Spectrometry

Imperial College and NPL

Professor Josephine Bunch is Co-Director of the National Centre of Excellence in Mass Spectrometry Imaging (NiCE-MSI) at NPL and Chair […]

Professor Zoltan Takats

Science Co-Director Biological Mass Spectrometry

Imperial College

Professor Takats has obtained his PhD from Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. He has worked as a post-doctoral research associate […]

Dr Bela Paizs

Head of Molecular Structure Elucidation

Bela is the Head of Molecular Structure Elucidation in the Biological Mass Spectrometry theme. He studied chemistry and completed his […]

Daniel Simon

Research Assistant

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Dr Felicia Green

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation

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Dr Anna Simmonds

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ion Mobility and Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation

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Dr Kenneth Robinson

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atmospheric Pressure Ionisation Mass Spectrometry

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Dr Sadia Sheraz

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

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Dr Daniel McGill

Postdoctoral Research Associate in molecular structure elucidation

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Professor Angus Kirkland

Science Director, Correlated Imaging

University of Oxford

Angus Kirkland completed his MA and PhD at the University of Cambridge using high resolution electron microscopy to study the […]

Dr Judy Kim

Deputy Theme Director, Correlated Imaging

University of Oxford

Judy Kim is the Deputy Director of Correlative Imaging at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, Departmental Lecturer in the Department of […]

Dr Marcus Gallagher-Jones

Senior Electron Microscopy Structural Biologist

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Dr Amirafshar Moshtaghpour

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Compressive Sensing for Electron Microscopy

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Associate Professor Marco Fritzsche

Rosalind Franklin Kennedy Trust Research Fellow

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Dr Tobias Starborg

Senior Electron Microscopy Structural Biologist

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Dr Emanuela Liberti

Electron Microscopy Development Scientist

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Dr Chen Huang

Electron Microscopy Development Scientist

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Dr Narain Karedla

Postdoctoral Advanced Microscopy Specialist

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Dr Nabeel Ahmad

Liquid-phase Scanning TEM Post-Doctoral Research Scientist

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Professor Ben Davis

Science Director, Next Generation Chemistry

University of Oxford

Ben Davis got his B.A. (1993) and D.Phil. (1996) from the University of Oxford. During this time he learnt the […]

Professor Shabaz Mohammed

Deputy Theme Director, Next Generation Chemistry

Shabaz Mohammed is the Deputy Theme Director and Head of Mechanistic Proteomics, and also teaches at the University of Oxford. […]

Dr Eduardo Kitano

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Proteomics

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Dr Yibo Zeng

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Protein Repair Catalysis

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Dr Lan Na

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Proteomics

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Dr Ajay Jha

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Dr Yana Demyanenko

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Proteomics - Experimental Officer

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Dr Zhihao Lan

Postdoctoral Research Assistant in Quantum Mechanical Calculation Methods

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Dr Nan Yang

Senior Postdoctoral Scientist for Synthetic Biologics

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Dr Sam Griggs

Post-doc Researcher in High Throughput Discovery Methods

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Dr Andrew Giltrap

Senior Postdoctoral Scientist for Post-Translational Mutagenesis

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Dr Sam Liver

High-throughput Discovery Facility Manager

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Professor James Naismith

Director

Professor Naismith grew up in Hamilton, in the west of Scotland attending local state schools. He graduated from Edinburgh in […]

Professor Ray Owens

Head of Protein Production UK

Ray Owens obtained his PhD in biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, UK. After postdoctoral work in London and Oxford, […]

Dr Gwyndaf Evans

Head of Technology

Gwyndaf Evans was awarded his PhD in Physics from the University of Warwick in 1994 for his work performed at […]

Dr Liang Wu

Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale fellow

Liang is a Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Dale fellow. He is establishing a lab to study the processes involved in […]

Dr Maud Dumoux

Technology Lead for Cryo Imaging

Maud has a PhD in immunology from Paris 7 Diderot. Prior to working at the Franklin, she worked at the […]

Dr Michael Grange

Tomography Group Leader

Michael completed his D.Phil in structural biology at the University of Oxford, UK, where he applied FIB milling, electron cryo-tomography […]

Dr Courtney Mycroft-West

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Glycosaminoglycan Biosynthesis

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Dr Tom Glen

Plasma FIB Manager

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Dr James Parkhurst

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Dr Casper Berger

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cryo-electron Tomography

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Dr Siva Ramadurai

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Cell and Molecular Biophysics

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Dr Miriam Weckener

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Structural Biology

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Dr Georgina Girt

Postdoctoral Research Associate

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Dr Sheera Abdulla

Laboratory manager

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Dr Lucile Moynie

Senior Scientist in Structural Biology and Protein Science

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Dr Chelsea Norman

Laboratory Support Technician

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Joshua Dormon

Research Technician

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Dr Jiwei Liu

Junior Investigator

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Dr Phil Ward

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Preparation

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Dr Audrey Le Bas

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Preparation

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