Professor Simon Guild

Head of School (School of Life Sciences)

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Professor 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 Emma Bailey

Lecturer (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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Professor 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

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Professor Olwyn Byron

Professor of Biophysics (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

Research interests: Understanding the solution behaviour of biological macromolecules and their complexes.

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Dr Jenny Clancy

Lecturer (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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Dr Joanne Clarke

Lecturer (Animal Biology)

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Professor William Cushley

Professor of Molecular Immunology (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

Research interests: Studies of Human B Lymphocytes.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Craig Daly

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: The autonomic (nerve-mediated) control of arteries and veins, interactions between various cells of the vascular wall, as well as the use of animation for teaching.

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Dr Eilidh Ferguson

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

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Dr Chris Finlay

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences General Teaching)

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Mr Jack Gibson

Teaching Assistant (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

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Ms Jennifer Gillespie

Teaching Assistant (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Anatomy Demonstrator (School of Life Sciences)

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Professor 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 Denise Hough

Lecturer in Biology (Life Sciences General Teaching)

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Dr Elaine Huston

University Teacher (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)
 

 

Dr Ole Kemi

Senior Lecturer (School of Life Sciences)

Associate (Institute of Cardiovascular and Medical Sciences)

Research Interests: Cell biology and molecular physiology of the heart and muscle; 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.

 
 

Dr Kirsten Knox

Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

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Dr Ashley Le Vin

Lecturer (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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Professor Niall Macfarlane

Professor in Physiology and Sports Science  (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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Professor Stuart McDonald

Professor of Clinical and Forensic Anatomy (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

Lecturer (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)

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Dr Shona McQuilken

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Mary McVey

Lecturer (Life Sciences General Teaching)
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Ms Kirsty McWhinnie

Graduate Teaching Assistant (Learning Enhancement & Academic Development Service

Technician (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine Administration)

Project Officer (MVLS College Graduate School)

 
 

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

Lecturer (Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: A cognitive neuroscientist with a strong interest in brain oscillations and how they drive visual perception and cognition.

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Dr Peter Moult

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

 

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

Lecturer (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

 

Ms Victoria Penpraze

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)
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Dr Katherine Price

Lecturer (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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Dr Martina Quaggiotta

Lecturer in Animal Biology (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

Affiliate Researcher (Institute of Biodiversity Animal Health & Comparative Medicine)

Professor Fabio Quondamatteo

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

Professor of Digital and Anatomical Education (Life Sciences)

Research interests: Clinically applied anatomy, anatomical education and digital technologies as applied to anatomy. 

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Dr Donald Reid

Lecturer (Life Sciences General Teaching)
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Dr Emma Reid

Lecturer (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Associate (Institute of Neuroscience & Psychology)

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

Senior Lecturer (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 Leighann Sherry

Lecturer in Microbiology (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

 

Dr Graeme Sills

Lecturer in Pharmacology (Human Life Sciences)

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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

Lecturer (Life Sciences Biomolecular Sciences)

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Dr Ourania Varsou

Lecturer in Anatomy (Life Sciences Human Life Sciences)

Research interests: The integration of novel technologies in anatomy teaching with a focus on imaging and ultrasound, incorporation of humanities in science/medical curricula, and reverse translational research in clinical anatomy.

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Dr Nicola Veitch

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Infection Biology)

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Dr Kenneth Watterson

Lecturer (Life Sciences General Teaching)
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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 Katherine West

Lecturer (School of Life Sciences)

 

 
 

Dr Stewart White

Senior Lecturer (Life Sciences Animal Biology)

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

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Professor Joanna Wilson

Professor of Molecular Genetics (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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