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Research Committee D

Molecules, cells and industrial biotechnology

For research topics covered by each Research Committee and to apply for funding visit the funding areas page.

Core members

Simon Morley (Chair) - University of Sussex
David Stephens (Deputy Chair) - University of Bristol

Arne Akbar - University College London
Kathryn Ayscough - The University of Sheffield
Namdar Baghaei-Yazdi - Biotech Consultants Ltd
Gary Black - Northumbria University
David Brown - University of Kent
Bernadette Byrne - Imperial College London
Anastasia Callaghan - University of Portsmouth
Michelangelo Campanella - Royal Veterinary College, London
Martin Cann - Durham University
Paul Chapple - Queen Mary, University of London
Deborah Dunn-Walters - King's College London
Sabine Flitsch - The University of Manchester
Jane Grasby - The University of Sheffield
Diane Hanger - King's College London
Nicholas Harmer - University of Exeter
Nathalie Juge - Institute of Food Research
Venkateswarlu Kanamarlapudi - Swansea University
Adrian Lapthorn - University of Glasgow
Peter Levison - Pall Life Sciences
Lian Lu-Yun - University of Liverpool
Michael McPherson - University of Leeds
Sarah O'Connor - John Innes Centre/University of East Anglia
Michelle Peckham - University of Leeds
Susan Pyne - University of Strathclyde
Alasdair Robertson - SAL Scientific Ltd
Susan Rosser - The University of Edinburgh
Jane Saffell - Imperial College London
David Scott - The University of Nottingham
Geerten Vuister - University of Leicester
Kevin Wright - Procter & Gamble Technical Centres Ltd.

For a list of members who attended the last three responsive mode meetings please visit our Recent grant awards webpage (see related links above).

Meeting dates


2-3 February

11-12 May


18-19 February

21-22 May

16-17 September


25-26 February

20-21 May

23-24 September


19-20 February

21-22 May

11-12 September


28-29 February

15-16 May

18-19 September


Research Committee D

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