emmaThomsonDr Emma Thomson

Research Fellow

Phone: 0114 222 2845
Email: e.thomson@sheffield.ac.uk


Research Precis

I started my lab in the Sheffield Institute of Nucleic Acids (SInFoNiA) within the MBB department in May 2017. Prior to this, I performed my post-doctoral work in the lab of Prof. Ed Hurt in the BZH at the University of Heidelberg, in Germany and my PhD in the lab of Prof. David Tollervey at the University of Edinburgh.

Research Keywords

Ribosome Biogenesis; Nucleolar stress response; RNA exosome complex; GLTSCR2;

We are always interested in applications from highly motivated researchers who would like to perform graduate studies or post-doctoral work in the lab.

If you are interested in joining the lab for either graduate or post-doctoral studies, please contact me, as I would be happy to discuss potential projects and funding possibilities with you.

We currently have one fully-funded PhD studentship available for a home/EU students. If you are interested in applying for this position, please email me with your CV and a short description of your research background and interests.

Email: e.thomson@sheffield.ac.uk


Level 1 Modules

MBB162 Genetics

Career History

Career History

  • 2017-present: Research Fellow, Sheffield Institute for Nucleic Acids (SInFoNiA) Department of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, University of Sheffield, Sheffield, UK.
  • 2009-2016: Post-doctoral Research, Biochemistry Centre (BZH), University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 2006-2009: Post-doctoral research, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.
  • 2003-2006: PhD Student, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK.


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