Dr Pawel Herzyk

  • Senior Lecturer (Institute of Molecular Cell & Systems Biology)
  • Affiliate (Polyomics Facility)

Research interests

'Analysis of data generated by -omics technologies, structural bioinformatics, molecular modelling of transmembrane proteins'


List by: Type | Date


Grants and Awards listed are those received whilst working with the University of Glasgow.

  • Combining chemical priming and quantitative genetics to increase salt tolerance of soybean
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2018 - 2021
  • ISSF Toward universally feasible molecular diagnostics in kidney transplantation through development of novel transcriptomic approaches making use of routine diagnostic tissue
    Wellcome Trust
    2016 - 2018
  • ISSF Catalyst: Integrative polyomics approach to identify metabolomic and genomic signatures of glioma stem cells for therapeutic intervention in glioblastoma
    Wellcome Trust
    2016 - 2016
  • ISSF Catalyst: Unraveling the secret lives of bacteria: RNA-seq for exploring niche-specific gene expression.
    Wellcome Trust
    2015 - 2016
  • ISSF Catalyst: Identification of mechanism(s) of acquired drug resistance in CML using a genome-scale CRISPR-knockout screening approach
    Wellcome Trust
    2015 - 2016
  • Identifying Novel Targets for eradication of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia in the central nervous system
    Chief Scientist Office
    2015 - 2017
  • Identification of stage-specific promoter elements in photosynthetic bacteria (ISSF Catalyst)
    Wellcome Trust
    2014 - 2015
  • Enabling Stratified Medicine in Early Rheumatoid Arthritis - predicting methotrexate (MTX) response and toxicity using an integrated polyomic approach (PROMISERA)
    Scottish Funding Council
    2014 - 2018
  • Joint estimation of epidemiological and genetic processes for Mycobacterium bovis transmission dynamics in cattle and badgers
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2014 - 2017
  • The use of polyomic analyses to direct biologic therapy in biologic-naive people with Rheumatoid Arthritis
    Chief Scientist Office
    2013 - 2015
  • The implant microbiome: metagenomics and metabolomics to understand the role of co-infection in orthopaedic surgery and medical implantation
    Scottish Government
    2013 - 2014
  • Development of bioinformatic analysis pipelines to integrate transcriptomic and metabolomic data to map the alpha 7 nicotinic receptor... (ISSF Catalyst)
    Wellcome Trust
    2013 - 2014
  • Exome Sequencing for the Genetic Diagnosis of Rare Diseases: Fostering a New Working Relationship between the NHS, the University of Glasgow and Glasgow Polyomics (ISSF)
    Wellcome Trust
    2013 - 2015
  • Next generation sequencing approaches to genotyping in myotonic dystrophy type 1
    Muscular Dystrophy Association
    2013 - 2015
  • Extraordinary pH - the mechanism of generation of pH 12 in living systems
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2012 - 2014
  • Application of a minimally-invasive method for RNA sampling in the detection of recombinant human erythropoietin (r-HuEpo) use by athletes and the role of mRNA
    World Anti-Doping Agency
    2011 - 2013
  • The Role of EPAC1-regulated Protein Kinase C Isoforms in Mediating C/EBPdelta -dependent, Anti-inflammatory Actions of Cyclic AMP in Vascular Endothelial Cells
    British Heart Foundation
    2010 - 2013
  • Centre for Virus Research
    Medical Research Council
    2010 - 2016
  • Centre for Integrated Virology
    Medical Research Council
    2010 - 2015
  • Establishment of an MRC Sequencing Hub at the GenePool, the Scottish next-generation genomics facility
    Medical Research Council
    2009 - 2012
  • A gene-microarray based approach to the detection of recombinant human erythropoietin doping in athletes
    World Anti-Doping Agency
    2009 - 2011
  • Regulation of Pre-B ALL Cell Growth by Adhesion-Independent Signalling via the avb5 Integrin
    Leukaemia Research Fund
    2008 - 2010
  • FlyAtlas: a comprehensive online atlas of gene expression in Drosophilia.
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2008 - 2010
  • Identification of TopBP1 target genes in normal and DNA damaged breast cancer cells
    Breast Cancer Campaign
    2007 - 2008
  • Modelling, induction and analysis for biological systems up to the cellular level
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2006 - 2007
  • Grid enabled microarray equipment profile search (GEMEPS)
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2005 - 2007
  • Functional genomics of nutrient transport in arabidopsis: a bioinformatics approach
    Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council
    2003 - 2005


  • Osis, Frances
    Syphilis: An Enlightenment Controversy analysed through Documents and Anatomical Specimens

Additional information

Grant Advisory Board

  • 2012 - present: BBSRC - Core Member Committee C - Genes, development and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) approaches to biology
  • 2011: BBSRC - Member, Pool of Experts

Invited International Presentations

  • 2005: Glasgow, UK - Invited speaker for the Affymetrix user meeting
  • 2005: Poznan, Poland - Session speaker for the Second Conference of the Polish Society of Experimental Biology
  • 2004: Glasgow, UK - Member of Local Organising Committee for ISMB/ECCB-2004
  • 2004: Leicester, UK - Invited speaker for annual GARNET meeting
  • 2004: Warsaw, Poland - Invited speaker at Comparative and Functional Genomics workshop