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Daphne Jackson fellows

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Current Daphne Jackson Trust Fellows receiving at least 50% support from BBSRC.

Starting in 2017

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Nicola Atkinson John Innes Centre Genome engineering in wheat for enhanced stress tolerance
Dr Daniel Bor University of Cambridge Investigation of the neural and behavioural effects of drowsiness on old and young adults

Starting in 2016

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Clara de Pascale University of Westminster The mechanism of action of Urocortin, a novel inhibitor of both chondrocytes apoptosis and bone resorption
Dr Elizabeth Dickinson University of York Chemometric analysis of metabolomic and genomic data from pea plant varieties exposed to drought and disease
Dr Katalin Kondas Imperial College London Epigenetic gene regulation: elucidating the molecular and structural basis of gene silencing by HP1 isoforms

Starting in 2015

Fellows Name Host organisation Research project
Dr Aisha Baba-Dikwa The University of Manchester To characterise mechanisms of copper homeostasis in Salmonella and their role in infection – An analysis of the role of protein CueP in supplying copper for crucial copper-dependent enzyme activity
Dr Sreelekha Benny University of Reading Probing the structure, dynamics and drug-binding of DNA i-motif loop regions: a computational study
Dr Latha Vellaniparambil Manchester Metropolitan University Are urban areas honeybee sanctuaries (a Manchester case study)?
Mr Anthony Wynne Plymouth University Nitrate and Mitochondrial Function