Professor Simon Guild

Head of School (School of Life Sciences)

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Dr Iain Johnstone

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Tissue specific control of the cell cycle in C. elegans. Collagen biogenesis and the recognition and processing of mutant collagens in C. elegans.

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Dr Dorothy Aidulis

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

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Dr Emma Bailey

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

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Dr Mark Bailey

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Human and molecular genetics, identification of disease genes in Mendelian and complex disorders, molecular pathology and gene therapy of human genetic disorders, Rett syndrome, Type 2 diabetes/obesity/body composition/performance, Meniere's disease, gene family evolution.

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Dr Ronald Baxendale

Reader (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Temperomandibular Joint Dysfunction (Broxism). Functional Nerve Stimulation and Muscle Hypertrophy/ Rehabilitation.

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Dr Janette Bulloch

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Professor Olwyn Byron

Professor of Biophysics (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

Research interests: We specialise in understanding the solution behaviour of biological macromolecules and their complexes. We collaborate widely and offer expertise in the application of our core methodologies.

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Dr Jenny Clancy

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Duncan Clark

Lecturer (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

Research interests: Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6), molecular diagnostics in Infection.

 

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Professor William Cushley

Professor of Molecular Immunology (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Studies of Human B Lymphocytes.

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Dr Craig Daly

Senior University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: The autonomic (nerve-mediated) control of arteries and veins, interactions between various cells of the vascular wall. Recent works focused on the role of fat which surrounds most blood vessels of the body. I've also become interested in use of animation for teaching.

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Dr Peter Dominy

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: The responses of cereal crops to abiotic stress factors and why some plants tolerate harsh environmental conditions.

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Dr Avril Edmond

University Teacher (Life Sciences General Teaching)

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Dr Chris Finlay

Senior University Teacher (Life Sciences General Teaching)

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Dr Helen Gadegaard

University Teacher (Life Sciences Infection Biology)
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Dr Joseph Gray

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Understanding and Exploiting Eukaryotic Signaling Mechanisms using Yeast as a Model System. Nutrient Signaling: the TORC1 Pathway. Morphogenesis and Stress: the Rho1 GTPase Pathway. Synthetic Biology.

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Dr Maureen Griffiths

Senior University Teacher (Life Sciences General Teaching)
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Dr Elaine Huston

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)
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Dr Ole Kemi

Senior Lecturer (School of Life Sciences); Associate (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences)

Cell biology and molecular physiology of the heart and muscle. We study the cardiac, skeletal, and vascular muscle under normal conditions, during pathological conditions such as myocardial infarction, heart failure, and cardiac myopathies, and after exercise training in both health and disease.

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Professor Malcolm Kennedy

Professor of Natural History (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Research interests: Structure and function of unusual lipid binding proteins of free-living and parasitic nematodes; Allergen proteins; The evolution of viviparity in mammals; The molecular biology and biochemistry of frog nest foams.

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Dr Simon Kennedy

Senior Lecturer (School of Life Sciences); Associate (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences)

Research interests: My research centres on the study of vascular pathologies and therapy aimed at improving the outcome of interventional procedures such as vein grafting, balloon angioplasty and stent implantation.

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Dr Ashley Le Vin

University Teacher (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Research interests: Animal behaviour (kin recognition, cooperation, helping in groups, personalities) Animal physiology (muscle function, effects of hypoxia and water and salt balance) Invertebrates (general features, feeding and locomotion in molluscs and echinoderms) Experimental design.

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Dr Michael Lucas

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Intestinal absorption and secretion.

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Dr Niall Macfarlane

Senior University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Research Interests include; Physiological demands of exercise; human performance in elite athletes and elite team sports; muscle adaptation and training interventions.

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Dr Stuart McDonald

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Harmful Effects of Vasectomy, Changes in bone architecture in arthritic disease, Problems in Clinical Anatomy, The history of anatomy in the West of Scotland.

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Dr Anna McGregor

University Teacher (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Research interests: Research focuses on the use of sound in marine mammals and potential for anthropogenic noise to cause physiologically relevant disturbance. Recently my work has included studying effects of noise on other animals; use of acoustics to monitor cryptic animals in various habitats.

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Dr Chris McInerny

Reader (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: The regulation of the cell division cycle, using the fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a model organism; gene expression in regulating progression through the cell cycle particularly the processes that mediate cytokinesis and cell separation.

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Dr Leanne McKay

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Maturation and modulation of respiratory rhythm generation.

 

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Dr Shona McQuilken

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Mary McVey

University Teacher (Life Sciences General Teaching)
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Dr Joel Milner

Reader (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Plant-virus interactions; Host defence responses to virus infection; Defence signaling in response to pathogen infection in plants; Counter-defence strategy by viruses.

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Dr Stephanie Morand

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Professor Kevin O'Dell

Professor of Behaviour Genetics (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Genes and sex-specific behaviour in Drosophila melanogaster. Drosophila as a model of human mitochondrial disease, especially deafness. Drosophila as a model of human myotonic dystrophy.

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Dr Victoria Paterson

University Teacher (Life Sciences Animal Biology)
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Ms Victoria Penpraze

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Katherine Price

University Teacher (Life Sciences General Teaching)

Research interests: After graduating in Medicine, Katherine pursued a clinical career, subsequently she specialised in Emergency Medicine, gaining a CCT. After working as a Consultant in Emergency Medicine, she gained experience in Public Health before taking up her current role.

 

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Professor Fabio Quondamatteo

Professor in Anatomy (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Paul Rea

Senior University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Clinically applied anatomy, anatomical education and digital technologies as applied to anatomy. He collaborates with the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art, in creating anatomical packages for training and education using digital technologies.

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Mr Donald Reid

University Teacher (Life Sciences Animal Biology)
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Mr Nairn Scobie

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: The use of coconut water to aid rehydration and sporting performance.

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Dr Pamela Scott

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: My lab is investigating the mechanisms responsible for controlling the rise in RNA polymerase III transcription that occurs following growth factor stimulation of mammalian cells.

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Dr Sophie Spatharis

Lecturer (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Research interests: Community ecology, Phytoplankton ecology, Aquatic Metacommunities, Harmful Algal Blooms, Coastal Water Quality

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Dr Sonya Taylor

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)
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Dr Nicola Veitch

University Teacher (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

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Mrs Angela Watt

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)
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Dr Kenneth Watterson

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)
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Dr Michelle Welsh

University Teacher (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: Hormones in male reproductive development, function and disease; including testis development, male infertility and prostate cancer.

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Dr Stewart White

University Teacher (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Research interests: Ecology of neotropical rainforest birds and Damselfly foraging behaviour.

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Dr Joanna Wilson

Reader (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: The molecular basis of cancer: oncogenes and tumour suppressor genes at play in malignant disease, how the cellular environment supports or inhibits disease process. Investigating the role of chronic inflammation in carcinogenesis and the underlying mechanisms at work.

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