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Principal Research Fellows

Principal Research Fellowships are the most senior of the Wellcome Trust's personal awards and provide long term funding for researchers of international standing.

Fellows' names are listed alphabetically by surname.

| A | B | C | E | F | G | H | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | R | S | T | W |

A

Professor Robin C Allshire
Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
How centromeres are specified: the interplay between heterochromatin, CENP-A chromatin and kinetochore assembly

B

Professor Dorothy V M Bishop
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford
Communication impairments in children: causes, correlates and outcomes

Professor Neil Brockdorff
Department of Biochemistry, University of Oxford
Molecular mechanisms governing X chromosome inactivation: a model for understanding epigenetic regulation of the genome in differentiation and development

Professor Neil Burgess
Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London
Neuronal mechanisms of spatial memory

C

Professor Doreen A Cantrell
Division of Cell Biology and Immunology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Serine kinase pathways that determine T lymphocyte activation and cell fate choices

E

Professor William C Earnshaw
Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
The role of non-histone proteins in chromosome structure and function during mitosis

Professor Anke Ehlers
Oxford Neuroscience, University of Oxford
Anxiety disorders, in particular posttraumatic stress disorder, social phobia and panic disorder

F

Professor Christopher G Fairburn
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Transdiagnostic cognitive behaviour therapy for eating disorders: efficacy and mechanisms of action

Professor Alan H Fairlamb
Division of Biological Chemistry and Molecular Microbiology, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Characterisation and validation of drug targets in the Kinetoplastida

Professor Jonathan Flint
Wellcome Trust Centre for Human Genetics, University of Oxford
Identification of quantitative trait genes in the mouse

Professor Karl J Friston
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London
Functional architectures in the brain

G

Professor Gillian Griffiths
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge
Secretion at the immunological synapse

H

Professor Michael Häusser
Wolfson Institute of Biomedical Research, University College London
The elements of cerebellar computation

Professor Masud Husain
Department of Clinical Neurology, University of Oxford
Understanding the inattentive and impulsive brain

J

Professor Randall Johnson
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
The physiology of hypoxic response

K

Professor Andrew King
Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, University of Oxford
Adaptive coding and plasticity in the auditory system

L

Professor Angus I Lamond
The Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
Structure and function of the mammalian cell nucleus

M

Professor Eleanor Maguire
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London
Scenes, space and the neural basis of memory

Professor Read Montague
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London
Computational neuroscience of social behaviour and psychopathology

N

Professor Randolph Noelle
MRC Centre for Transplantation, King’s College London
The cellular and molecular basis for the impact of vitamin A on immunity

O

Professor David Owen
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge
Structural cell biology of transport vesicle and organelle biogenesis

P

Professor Catherine Price
Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London
Predicting language outcome and recovery after stroke

R

Professor Randy J Read
Department of Haematology, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research
Protein crystallography: development of new methods and application to the study of pathogenesis

Professor Elizabeth Robertson
Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, University of Oxford
Genetic control of cell fate decisions in the developing mouse embryo

Professor Margaret S Robinson
Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge
Coated vesicle adaptors

Professor David Ron
Metabolic Research Laboratories, University of Cambridge
The physiology and pathophysiology of unfolded protein responses

Professor David Rubinsztein
Department of Medical Genetics, University of Cambridge
Autophagy in health and disease

Professor Christopher E Rudd
Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge
Immune cell signalling and function

Professor Dmitri Rusakov
Department of Clinical and Experimental Epilepsy, Institute of Neurology, University College London
Neural coding with the tripartite synapse

S

Professor Wolfram Schultz
Department of Physiology, Development and Neuroscience, University of Cambridge
Neuronal reward mechanisms

Professor Angus Silver
Department of Neuroscience, Physiology and Pharmacology, University College London
Synaptic and neuronal determinants of network function: Application of new optical and computational tools

Professor Geoffrey L Smith
Department of Pathology, University of Cambridge
Poxvirus immune evasion strategies

Professor Robert Snow
KEMRI – Wellcome Trust Collaborative Research Programme, Kenya and Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford
Malaria burden and control at national, regional and global scales

Professor Brian G Spratt
Department of Infectious Disease Epidemiology, Imperial College London
Bacterial epidemiology, evolution and bioinformatics for Public Health

Professor Peter St George-Hyslop
Cambridge Institute for Medical Research, University of Cambridge
Understanding the mechanics of presenilin-dependent regulated intra-membranous proteolysis

Professor R Daniel St Johnston
Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research Campaign Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology, University of Cambridge
The control of polarity in eggs and epithelia

T

Professor Tomo Tanaka
The Centre for Gene Regulation and Expression, University of Dundee
Molecular mechanisms regulating the kinetochore-microtubule interaction in mitosis

Professor David W Tollervey
Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
Nuclear RNA processing and surveillance

W

Professor Andrew Waters
Wellcome Trust Centre for Molecular Parasitology, University of Glasgow
Conditional translation repression: a core regulatory mechanism of gene expression during development of the malaria parasite – study and applications

Professor Nicholas J White
The Wellcome Mahidol University Oxford Tropical Medicine Programme, Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford
Studies of severe tropical infectious diseases

Professor J Mark G Williams
Department of Psychiatry, University of Oxford
Reducing cognitive vulnerability to suicidal ideation in recurrent major depression: using translational research to elucidate risk mechanisms and their modification

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