Centre members

The Bateson Centre has 39 research groups, including MRC and Wellcome Trust Fellows. It supports joint-training programmes for both non-clinical and clinical researchers plus has a flourishing graduate and post-graduate community.


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Dr. Nasreen Akhtar (OM)

Cell Polarity and Cancer


Professor Oliver Bandmann (Neuroscience)

Zebrafish models of Parkinson’s Disease and related disorders

Dr. Mark Bass (BIO)

Fibroblast migration during wound healing: signalling from extracellular matrix receptors to Rho-family GTPase

Dr. Anne-Gaelle Borycki (BIO)

Satellite cell biology and skeletal muscle regeneration

Dr. Natalia Bulgakova (BIO)

Role of cell-cell adhesion in morphogenesis


Dr. Kyra Campbell (BIO)

Epithelial cell plasticity in development and disease

Professor James Catto (OM)

Translational application of Molecular Biology to Urological Malignancies

Professor Tim Chico (IICD)

Studying Arteriogenesis using the Zebrafish

Professor Alison Condliffe (IICD)

Regulation of innate and acquired immune cell function by PI3 kinase signalling

Dr. Vincent Cunliffe (BIO)

Development of the Zebrafish Central Nervous System


Professor Sherif El-Khamisy (BIO)

DNA Damage Repair

Dr. Philip Elks (IICD)

Hypoxia and the host response to infection

Dr. Iwan Robert Evans (IICD)

Using Drosophila to study macrophage behaviour

Professor Paul Evans (IICD)

Vascular biomechanics


Dr. Alexander Fletcher (SoMaS)

Mathematical modelling and analysis of patterning and morphogenesis

Professor Andrew Furley (BIO)

Brain Development -Getting the right number of cells wired to the right target


Dr. Andrew Grierson (Neuroscience)

Zebrafish models of neurodegeneration


Dr. Noemie Hamilton (IICD)

Zebrafish models of auto-inflammatory neurological disorders

Dr. Catarina Henriques (OM)

Tissue Repair and Immunity in Ageing (TRIA)


Dr. Heba Ismail (IICD)

Cellular mechanisms driving chronic inflammation and tissue damage in musculoskeletal diseases


Dr. Simon Johnston (IICD)

Macrophage biology and host pathogen interactions


Dr. Jason King (BIO)

The Autophagic Pathway

Professor Nils Krone (OM)

The systemic consequences of disrupted steroid hormone synthesis and action


Dr. Andrew Lin (BIO)

Olfactory sensory coding, synaptic plasticity and memory


Dr. Emily Noël (BIO)

Cellular Mechanisms of Heart Development


Professor Albert Ong (IICD)

Polycystic kidney disease


Professor Marysia Placzek (BIO)

Neural patterning and hypothalamic differentiation


Dr. Tennore Ramesh (Neuroscience)

Zebrafish models of neurodegeneration

Professor Stephen Renshaw (IICD)

Visualising innate immunity in action

Professor Marcelo Rivolta (BIO)

Human auditory stem cells and regenerative therapies for hearing loss

Dr. Henry Roehl (BIO)

Zebrafish musculoskeletal development


Dr. Jovana Serbanovic-Canic (IICD)

Role of endothelial mechanoreceptors in endothelial cell dysfunction and atherosclerosis

Dr. Mirre Simons (BIO)

Why and how all life slowly deteriorates to eventually cause death


Dr. Anestis Tsakiridis (BIO)

Stem cell potency in development and disease


Dr. Freek van Eeden (BIO)

Disease models and Shh receptor function in zebrafish


Professor Tanya Whitfield (BIO)

Development of the fish inner ear

Dr. Heather Wilson (IICD)

IL-1 biology in inflammation and atherosclerosis


Dr. Martin Zeidler (BIO)

Identification and analysis of JAK/STAT pathway regulators

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