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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 […]

Sarah Hollitzer

Executive Assistant to Professor James Naismith

Sarah is the Executive Assistant to Professor James Naismith. She has over 14 years’ experience working as an Executive Assistant […]

Fay Shabo

Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer

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

Georgia Mugglestone

Team Administrative Assistant

I have been working in administration for just over 6 years. My most recent role was working for a Logistics […]

Laura Holland

Director of Strategic Marketing

Laura Holland is Director of Strategic Marketing at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. She has been with the organisation since its […]

Dr Becky Nadal

Strategic Projects Manager

Becky has 12+ years’ experience in the University sector providing professional support in the formation, design and delivery of strategic […]

Paul Beake

Head of Facilities Management

After 20 years in agriculture a career change led Paul to working at BBSRC Compton as a Facilities Maintenance Engineer, […]

Gordon Perry

Health and Safety Advisor

Gordon is responsible for ensuring that the management of safety, health and environment is structured and maintained for the Franklin […]

Jen Murray

Facilities Manager

I gained my first experience of labs at Aptuit on Milton Park where I held the role of Facilities and […]

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 […]

Marta Jencekova

Health and Safety assistant

For almost 10 years, Marta was a member of Facilities and H&S department at Cellmark, a UKAS and ISO accredited […]

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 […]

Marina Haines

HR Advisor

Marina joined the Franklin as an HR Assistant and was responsible for coordinating recruitment and providing HR assistance to the […]

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, […]

Lindsey Spriggs

Early Careers Lead

Lindsey is Early Careers Lead, focused on the project management and delivery of the Franklin’s PhD programme, student wellbeing, and […]

Phil King

Training Co-ordinator

Phil has over 14 years experience in training and training delivery in the charity sector and the construction sector, and […]

Lauren Jordan

Finance Systems Project Manager

Lauren joined the Franklin as Finance Manager. She is responsible for the day to day management of the finance team, […]

Darshana Patel

Finance Manager

Darshana joined the Franklin as a Finance Manager on a 12 months contract while Lauren is focusing on the new […]

Sinead Farrell

Accounts Assistant

Sinead is an accounts assistant within the finance team and has been working in finance for 5 years. She is […]

Ian Franklin

Procurement Manager

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

Eva Gronbech

Assistant Accountant

Eva joined the Franklin as an assistant accountant and is involved in various aspect of the finance function, including grants, […]

Adam Atherton

Finance Assistant

Adam is a Finance Assistant working within the Finance Team here at The Rosalind Franklin Institute. He assists with the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Matthew Selby

IT Technician

Matthew Studied Computer Science, Maths and Further Maths at Didcot Sixth Form. During that time, he Partook in additional Mathematics […]

Dr Caitlin Higgott

Communications and Engagement Manager

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

Bethany Acquah

Communications Assistant

Bethany is a Biomedicine student at Lancaster University and is completing a placement year as a communications assistant here, at […]

Dr Mark Basham

Science Director, Artificial Intelligence and Informatics

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

Dr Michele Darrow

Head of Data Strategy for Cryo Electron Imaging

Michele received her PhD from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, TX for her work using cryo electron tomography and […]

Dr Alex Lubbock

Senior Research Software Engineer

Alex is a Senior Research Software Engineer specialising in computational biology. He holds degrees in computer science and physics (BSc […]

Dr Silvia da Graça Ramos

Senior Research Software Engineer

Silvia is a Senior Research Software Engineer working on the Data Infrastructure at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. She studied at […]

Dr Laura Shemilt

Head of Research Software Engineering

Laura is Head of Reasearch Software Engineering here at the Franklin. Her main focus is to collate and curate the […]

Dr Joss Whittle

Senior Research Software Engineer

Joss is a Research Software Engineer primarily specialising in Global Optimization. His main focus is to develop the Opt-ID software in support […]

Dr Elaine Ho

Research Software Engineer

Elaine is a Research Software Engineer for Imaging. She completed her PhD in biomedical imaging at the University of Southampton, […]

Dr Dimitrios Bellos

Research Software Engineer

Dimitrios is a researcher and software developer, specialised in the development of deep learning, AI and machine learning solutions for […]

Dr Neville Yee

Research Software Engineer

Neville is a Research Software Engineer for Imaging. He studied physics at the Hong Kong Baptist University, then completed his […]

Dr Luis Perdigao

Research Software Engineer

Luis is a researcher specialised in the field of Scanning Probe Microscopy. He has an undergraduate degree in Physics, a […]

Laura Crawford

Research Software Associate

Laura is a junior research software engineer primarily specialising in cloud infrastructure and HPC. She studied Ecology at the University […]

Gabryel Mason-Williams

Research Software Associate

Gabryel is a research software associate focusing on novel approaches to HPC, cloud, compression and storage. They studied computer science […]

Chloe Cheng

PhD student

Thesis Title: Mapping the Emergence of Synapses in the Brain Primary theme: Artificial Intelligence and Informatics University: University of Edinburgh […]

Nikolai Juraschko

PhD student

Thesis Title: Combining MD simulations with ML approaches to facilitate the morphological classification of Chlamydia from cryo-ET data Primary Theme: […]

Patricia Smith

Community Manager (Science Scribbler projects)

Patricia is a community manager for the Science Scribbler projects. She studied Natural Sciences at the University of Cambridge, graduating […]

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 […]

Dr Felicia Green

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation

Felicia is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation involved in the development of a stigmatic TOF-SIMS ion microscope […]

Dr Anna Simmonds

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Ion Mobility and Mass Spectrometric Instrumentation

Anna studied chemistry at the University of Sheffield before moving to the University of Birmingham to work on a PhD […]

Dr Kenneth Robinson

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Atmospheric Pressure Ionisation Mass Spectrometry

Kenneth obtained a BSc in Chemistry from the University of Glasgow, and after time spent working in industry, he joined […]

Dr Sadia Sheraz

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry

Sadia is a postdoctoral research associate in secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS). She has extensive experience in analysing bio-samples using […]

Dr Daniel McGill

Postdoctoral Research Associate in molecular structure elucidation

Dan studied chemistry at UCL until 2016 and graduated with a PhD in clinical medicine from Imperial College London in […]

Daniel Simon

Research Assistant

Daniel obtained a BSc in Molecular Biotics from Pazmany Peter Catholic University and a MSc in Pharmaceutical engineering from Budapest […]

Professor Angus Kirkland

Science Director

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 Science Director

University of Oxford

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

Associate Professor Marco Fritzsche

Rosalind Franklin Kennedy Trust Research Fellow

Marco Fritzsche is an Associate Professor and Rosalind Franklin Kennedy Trust Research Fellow who leads the Biophysical Immunology Laboratory between […]

Dr Tobias Starborg

Senior Staff Scientist

Toby completed a PhD at the University of Manchester examining collagen fibril deposition and organisation. He then worked as a […]

Dr Jonathan Barnard

Senior Staff Scientist

Jon is the Electron Microscopy Facilities Manager within Correlated Imaging. Having studied physics at the University of Bristol, Jon studied […]

Dr Marcus Gallagher-Jones

Senior Staff Scientist

Marcus received his BSc in Biochemistry from Durham University and his PhD in Biophysics from the University of Liverpool. For […]

Dr Emanuela Liberti

Staff Scientist

Emanuela’s role at the Franklin consists in designing innovative Scanning Transmission Electron Microscopy imaging methods applied to the study of biological […]

Dr Ivan Lobato

Staff Sceintist

Ivan Lobato completed his PhD at the University of Antwerp, with a thesis on accurate modelling of high angle electron […]

Dr Chen Huang

Staff Scientist

At the Franklin, Chen leads the real-time cryo electron ptychography project and is focusing on extending its application to large […]

Dr Mohammed Yusuf

Staff Scientist

Yusuf is a staff scientist for the Franklin. He has extensive experience in preparing and analysing samples for different modalities. […]

Dr Amirafshar Moshtaghpour

Postdoctoral Scientist

Amirafshar Moshtaghpour is the Postdoctoral research scientist in Compressive Sensing for Electron Microscopy at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. Amirafshar received […]

Dr Abner Velazco

Postdoctoral Scientist

Abner received his MSc degree in physics from the Universidad Nacional de Ingenieria, Lima, Peru. In 2017, as a PhD […]

Adrián Pedrazo Tardajos

Postdoctoral Scientist

Adrián Pedrazo Tardajos is a postdoctoral researcher with experience in advanced electron microscopy techniques. In 2015, Adrián completed his MSc […]

Dr Jingjing Zhao

Postdoctoral Scientist

Jingjing’s main research interest is to develop and apply new electron microscopy methods for answering important biological questions. At the […]

Dr Anna Schepers

Postdoctoral Scientist

Anna received her MSc degree in Nanoscience at the University of Hamburg, Germany, in 2017. During her doctoral studies at […]

Dr Narain Karedla

Postdoctoral Scientist

Narain is a postdoctoral researcher and an advanced microscopy specialist. He will be building a lattice light sheet microscope coupled […]

Dr Brian Caffrey

Postdoctoral Scientist

Brian Caffrey is a postdoctoral researcher and specialist in correlated microscopy methods. His research focuses on the application of advanced […]

Emily Barot

PhD student

Thesis Title: Time-resolved imaging of biomolecules using liquid-cell TEM Primary theme: Correlated Imaging University: University of Manchester University Supervisors: Prof […]

Ben Gaunt

PhD student

Thesis Title: Combining Ptychography and EDX to investigate cubosome internalisation Primary Theme: Correlated Imaging University: University of Oxford University supervisor(s): […]

Natalie Nord

PhD student

Thesis Title: Improving field of view in high resolution cryo-bio electron ptychography Primary Theme: Correlated Imaging Secondary Theme: Artificial Intelligence […]

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. […]

Professor Andrew Baldwin

Head of Biomolecular NMR

Andrew is Head of Biomolecular NMR and Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford. He is interested in developing […]

Professor Adam Nelson

Head of High Throughput Discovery

University of Leeds

Professor Adam Nelson is Head of High Throughput Discovery at the Rosalind Franklin Institute, Professor of Chemical Biology at the […]

Dr Chris Arter

High-Throughput Discovery Facility Manager

Chris is the High-Throughput Discovery Facility Manager at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. Chris is working as part of the Next […]

Dr Matthew Davy

NMR Facilities Manager

Matthew is the NMR Facilities Manager at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. Prior to his current position he completed a PhD […]

Mellisa Govender Kirkpatrick

Chemistry Laboratory Manager

Mellisa is the Laboratory Manager at the Rosalind Franklin Institute with the Next Generation Chemistry Group. Mellisa is South African, […]

Dr Andrew Giltrap

Senior Postdoctoral Scientist

Andrew is a Senior Postdoctoral Scientist at the Rosalind Franklin Institute involved in developing novel methods for the site selective […]

Dr Stefan Lohmann

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Stefan is a Postdoctoral Research Associate within the Next Generation Chemistry theme at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. He is working […]

Dr Leonardo Kleebauer

Postdoctoral Research Associate, University of Oxford

Leo is a visiting researcher at the Franklin and a postdoctoral research associate from the University of Oxford involved in […]

Dr Chao Guo

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Chao got his master degree in microbiology from the University of Chinese Academy of Sciences (UCAS) in 2017. Then he […]

Dr Nikita Levin

Postdoctoral Research Associate

After obtaining his bachelor’s and master’s degrees from Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology, Nikita joined the group of Professor […]

Dr Weibing Liu

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Weibing received their Ph.D. in Chemical Biology at Peking University in July 2020 with Prof. Xing Chen. During their graduate […]

Dr Xiaping Fu

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Xiaping got his PhD. degree in Organic Chemistry from the Shanghai Institute of Organic Chemistry (SIOC) in 2019. During his […]

Dr Ajay Jha

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Ajay is a postdoctoral research associate working to unravel drug-protein interactions using ultrafast multidimensional infrared spectroscopy, EVV 2DIR for drug […]

Dr John Sidda

Postdoctoral Research Associate

John joined the Next Generation Chemistry theme to work on the signalling pathways underpinning primary sugar metabolism in plants. John […]

Dr Yana Demyanenko

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Yana is a Postdoctoral research associate within the Next Generation Chemistry (NGC) theme. After receiving her BSc in Biotechnology with […]

Dr Yizhi Yuan

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Yizhi is working in the Next Generation Chemistry Group as a postdoctoral research associate under the topic “Synthetic Biology and […]

Dr Aziz Khan

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Aziz obtained his undergraduate degree from University College London and went on to complete his DPhil at the University of […]

Sofia Piticari

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Sofia obtained her MSci degree in Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry from Imperial College London and pursued her PhD studies at […]

Dr Lan Na

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Lan’s research interest focuses on developing novel chemical biology tools to probe mechanistic questions in proteomics. As a team member […]

Dr Guoxuan Sun

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Guoxuan obtained his PhD from UCL School of Pharmacy in 2021, majoring anti-cancer drug design. His research interest is the […]

Dr Yibo Zeng

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Yibo obtained her PhD from Department of Chemistry, the University of Hong Kong. Prior joining the Rosalind Franklin Institute, she […]

Dr Eduardo Kitano

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Eduardo Kitano is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Proteomics – Separation Scientist at the Franklin. Eduardo has obtained his PhD […]

Niamh Morris

PhD student

Thesis Title: Autonomous phenotype-directed discovery of chemical probes Primary Theme: Next Generation Chemistry Franklin supervisors: Prof Adam Nelson and Dr […]

Bronwen Foster

PhD student

Thesis title: Electron cryo-tomography of human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons to study structural changes in Alzheimer’s disease Primary […]

Alice Eddershaw

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Alice is a DPhil student working under the supervision of Prof. Davis here at the Franklin and Dr Dong at […]

Jack Ren

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Jack is a DPhil student working under the supervision of Prof Ben Davis. His project focuses on stereoselective enzyme catalysed […]

Dimitrios Mamalis

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Dimitrios is a DPhil student at the University of Oxford, working under the supervision of Prof Ben Davis. His project […]

Efterpi Nikitopoulou

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Efterpi completed her undergrad in biochemistry and biotechnology in Greece before reading a master’s in molecular genetics and diagnostics at […]

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 Lucile Moynie

Senior Scientist in Structural Biology and Protein Science

After completing her PhD in Structural Biology, Lucile moved to St Andrews to join Jim Naismith’s laboratory as a research […]

Dr Courtney Mycroft-West

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Glycosaminoglycan Biosynthesis

Courtney is a postdoctoral research associate in glycosaminoglycan biosynthesis based at the Rosalind Franklin Institute in the laboratory of Dr. […]

Dr Phil Ward

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Preparation

Phil qualified as a microbiologist from University of Newcastle, obtaining a PhD and completing subsequent studies investigating molecular aspects of […]

Dr Lauren Eyssen

Postdoctoral Researcher in Nanobody Discovery

Lauren is a postdoctoral researcher in Professor Ray Owens’ group and she will be working on different aspects of nanobody […]

Dr Audrey Le Bas

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Preparation

Audrey is a PDRA in Biological samples production. She completed her PhD at Paris 7 Diderot University, specialising in membrane […]

Dr Katy Cornish

Postdoctoral Scientist

Katy is a postdoctoral research scientist in Professor Ray Owens’ group at the Franklin, working as part of the Nanobody […]

Dr Miriam Weckener

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Structural Biology

Miriam’s work focuses on automated sample preparation for single particle cryo-EM. Prior to joining at the Franklin, she worked at […]

Dr Yun Yang

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Production.

Yun Yang is a Postdoctoral Research Associate in Biological Sample Production within the Structural Biology theme. Yun Yang got her […]

Dr James Parkhurst

Postdoctoral Research Associate

James’ role at the Rosalind Franklin Institute focuses on the use of simulation, data processing and analysis to aid in […]

Dr Eva Maria Soriano-Jerez

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Eva Maria is working as a postdoctoral research scientist in Dr Michael Granges’ group, which focuses on developing neuronal cell […]

Dr Siva Ramadurai

Postdoctoral Research Scientist in Cell and Molecular Biophysics

Siva is working as postdoctoral research scientist in the structural biology theme, focusing on cell-free protein expression system for protein […]

Dr Casper Berger

Postdoctoral Researcher in Cryo-electron Tomography

Casper Berger worked on his PhD at the M4I institute in Maastricht, The Netherlands. He is interested in using and […]

Dr Georgina Girt

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Georgina is working as a postdoctoral research scientist in the Structural Biology theme, determining kinetics for a new carbon-carbon bond […]

Dr Tom Glen

Plasma FIB Manager

Tom studied Physics at Southampton, then completed a PhD at the University of Cambridge studying organic solar cells. He then […]

Dr Matthew Case

Electron Microscope manager

Matthew Case graduated with a BSc in biological sciences from the University of Plymouth and an MSc in the study […]

Kelly Parker

Laboratory Technical Assistant

Kelly studied Biology at the University of York, graduating with an MBiol in 2020. She spent her Masters’ year researching […]

Dr Jiwei Liu

Junior Investigator

Jiwei is a junior investigator. After completing his PhD at Peking University, he moved to the UK and did two […]

Dr Sheera Abdulla

Laboratory manager

Sheera is the laboratory manager for the Rosalind Franklin Institute. Her focus around helping to make the science and research […]

Dr Chelsea Norman

Laboratory Support Technician

Chelsea Norman is a Laboratory Support Technician for the Rosalind Franklin Institute. She has an MBiolSci in Biomedical Sciences and […]

Imogen Buckle

Research Technician

Imogen graduated from the University of Birmingham in July 2022 with an undergraduate degree in Biomedical Science. She is now […]

Sahar Abdelkarim

Support Scientist

Sahar is a support scientist in Professor Ray Owens’ group. Her role involves the screening of nanobodies using phage display […]

John Clarke

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

John is currently completing his DPhil in Interdisciplinary Bioscience as a collaboratory project between The University of Oxford, The Pirbright […]

Bronwen Foster

PhD student

Thesis title: Electron cryo-tomography of human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons to study structural changes in Alzheimer’s disease Primary […]

Jake Smith

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Jake is a DPhil student on the Wellcome Trust Cellular Structural Biology programme at the University of Oxford. Here at […]

Helena Watson

PhD student

Thesis Title: The molecular basis of antiviral defence in bacteria Primary Theme: Structural Biology Franklin supervisor: Professor Jim Naismith University: […]

Nadisha Gamage

PhD student

Thesis Title: Structural investigation of chromatin reprogramming and organisation in development Primary Theme: Structural Biology University: Imperial College London University […]

William Bowles

DPhil Student, University of Oxford

Will is a DPhil Student at Oxford University on the Interdisciplinary Bioscience BBSRC Doctoral Training Programme. Will is using the […]

Chloe Cheng

PhD student

Thesis Title: Mapping the Emergence of Synapses in the Brain Primary theme: Artificial Intelligence and Informatics University: University of Edinburgh […]

Niamh Morris

PhD student

Thesis Title: Autonomous phenotype-directed discovery of chemical probes Primary Theme: Next Generation Chemistry Franklin supervisors: Prof Adam Nelson and Dr […]

Emily Barot

PhD student

Thesis Title: Time-resolved imaging of biomolecules using liquid-cell TEM Primary theme: Correlated Imaging University: University of Manchester University Supervisors: Prof […]

Ben Gaunt

PhD student

Thesis Title: Combining Ptychography and EDX to investigate cubosome internalisation Primary Theme: Correlated Imaging University: University of Oxford University supervisor(s): […]

Natalie Nord

PhD student

Thesis Title: Improving field of view in high resolution cryo-bio electron ptychography Primary Theme: Correlated Imaging Secondary Theme: Artificial Intelligence […]

Nikolai Juraschko

PhD student

Thesis Title: Combining MD simulations with ML approaches to facilitate the morphological classification of Chlamydia from cryo-ET data Primary Theme: […]

Bronwen Foster

PhD student

Thesis title: Electron cryo-tomography of human induced pluripotent stem cell (iPSC)-derived neurons to study structural changes in Alzheimer’s disease Primary […]

Helena Watson

PhD student

Thesis Title: The molecular basis of antiviral defence in bacteria Primary Theme: Structural Biology Franklin supervisor: Professor Jim Naismith University: […]

Nadisha Gamage

PhD student

Thesis Title: Structural investigation of chromatin reprogramming and organisation in development Primary Theme: Structural Biology University: Imperial College London University […]

Ellen Reed

PhD Student

Ellen has recently graduated with a MRes in Biological Sciences from Royal Holloway University of London, where she also completed […]

Lara Fragapane

PhD Student

Lara graduated with a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Bath. During her professional placement year at the European […]

Jack Bercovici

PhD Student

At the University of Bristol, Jack read Law, achieving a Certificate of Higher Education in 2019, before transferring to Chemistry […]

Katie Beirns

PhD Student

Katie completed her undergraduate degree in medical biochemistry from the University of Leeds with her final year project investigating novel […]

Becky Csöndör

PhD Student

Becky graduated with an MSci in Biochemistry from the University of Southampton, where she cultivated a fascination for diseases of […]

Tia É Hawkins

PhD Student

Before starting at the Franklin, Tia was residing in the Scottish Highlands, having graduated from the University of St Andrews […]

Angharad Smith

PhD Student

Angharad graduated from Imperial College London with an MSci in Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry. She carried out her final year […]

Cameron Avery Roberts

PhD Student

Cameron graduated with an MSci in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow, having completed her placement year at the Institut […]

Joe Thrush

PhD Student

Joe is a first year PhD student at the Rosalind Franklin Institute. He graduated with an integrated masters in Natural […]

Jess Stone

PhD Student

Jess obtained an integrated masters in Biochemistry from The University of Sheffield where she developed an interest in protein biology. […]

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