Research Group Leaders

There are 19 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 Molecular mechanisms that shape microtubule network 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 Establishment and maintenance of centromeres
Tony Ly Cell state transitions during cell growth and division
Adele Marston Orienting chromosomes during mitosis and meiosis
Donal O'Carroll Regulation of gene expression by non-coding RNA and RNA modification
Hiro Ohkura The meiotic spindle and chromosomes in oocytes
Juri Rappsilber Cellular tomography
Ken Sawin Cell polarity and cytoskeletal organisation
David Tollervey Nuclear RNA processing and surveillance
Philipp Voigt Molecular mechanisms of epigenetic gene regulation
Malcolm Walkinshaw Molecular recognition and ligand discovery in biological systems
Julie Welburn Microtubule motor cooperation in cell division
Marcus Wilson Investigating the reading writing and erasing of epigenetic marks