Research Group Leaders

There are 20 research groups in the Wellcome Centre, the leaders are listed below. Click on a link to read more details about their research.

Robin Allshire Epigenetic inheritance: establishment and transmission of specialised chromatin domains
Jeyaprakash Arulanandam Structural biology of cell division
Jean Beggs Regulation of splicing and functional links between splicing, transcription and chromatin
Adrian Bird MeCP2 and Rett syndrome
Dhanya Cheerambathur Cytoskeletal assembly and dynamics during neuronal development
Atlanta Cook Structural biology of macromolecular complexes involved in RNA metabolism and transcriptional silencing
Bill Earnshaw The role of non-histone proteins in chromosome structure and function during mitosis
Patrick Heun Epigenetic inheritance and organisation of centromeres
Tony Ly Cell state transitions during cell growth and division
Adele Marston Orienting chromosomes during mitosis and meiosis
Donal O'Carroll RNA function in germ and stem cell biology
Hiro Ohkura The meiotic spindle and chromosomes in oocytes
Juri Rappsilber 3D proteomics
Ken Sawin Microtubule nucleation, cytoskeletal organisation, and cell polarity
Eric Schirmer Nuclear envelope transmembrane protein regulation of tissuespecific genome organisation in differentiation and disease
David Tollervey Nuclear RNA processing and surveillance
Philipp Voigt Molecular mechanisms of epigenetic gene regulation
Malcolm Walkinshaw Drug discovery and molecular recognition in biological systems
Julie Welburn How microtubule motors coordinate mitosis
Marcus Wilson Mechanisms of epigenetic modifications