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People in College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences
Department of Life Sciences

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Dr Rhona Anderson Dr Rhona Anderson
Qualifications:FHEA, Brunel University London PhD, Brunel University London MSc, University of Abe...
T: +44 (0)1895 267138
+44 (0)1895 267138 Heinz Wolff 126a
Dr Sara Anjomani Virmouni Dr Sara Anjomani Virmouni
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Sara was educated at the University of Tehran, where she was awarded a Bachelor degree in animal sci...
T: +44 (0)1895 268165
+44 (0)1895 268165
Professor Alex Blakemore Professor Alex Blakemore
Professor in Human Genomics
Alex completed her first degree and PhD at the University of Sheffield. After a Postdoctoral Researc...
T: +44 (0)1895 268430
+44 (0)1895 268430 Heinz Wolff 262
Dr Emma Bourton Dr Emma Bourton
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Biosciences
T: +44 (0)1895 265343
+44 (0)1895 265343 Heinz Wolff 232
Professor Joanna Bridger Professor Joanna Bridger
Our research concerns how the genome is spatially organised, influenced and manipulated within its e...
T: +44 (0)1895 266272
+44 (0)1895 266272 Heinz Wolff 107
Dr Concetta Bubici Dr Concetta Bubici
Senior Lecturer
T: +44 (0)1895 266544
+44 (0)1895 266544 Heinz Wolff 129
Dr Ines Castro Dr Ines Castro
Lecturer in Genomics
Ines is a Lecturer in Genomics since 2023. She is passionate about the genome and how genes switch O...
T: +44 (0)1895 265741
+44 (0)1895 265741 Heinz Wolff 126a
Dr Camilla Cerutti Dr Camilla Cerutti
Lecturer in Inflammation, Ageing and Cancer Biology
Dr Camilla Cerutti is a Lecturer in Inflammation, Ageing and Cancer Biology at Brunel University Lon...
T: +44 (0)1895 266271
+44 (0)1895 266271 Heinz Wolff 113a
Dr Jacqueline Cliff Dr Jacqueline Cliff
Senior Lecturer in Biosciences
Jackie read Physiological Sciences at the University of Oxford, followed by an MSc in the Immunology...
E: Heinz Wolff 228
Dr Cristina Correia Antunes Pina Dr Cristina Correia Antunes Pina
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
I am a clinically-trained research scientist working in the field of cancer epigenetics. I am fascin...
T: +44 (0)1895 266676
+44 (0)1895 266676 Heinz Wolff 229
Dr Fotios Drenos Dr Fotios Drenos
Senior Lecturer in Genetic Epidemiology
I am a genetic epidemiologist with an interest in computational medicine and the statistical genetic...
T: +44 (0)1895 266951
+44 (0)1895 266951 Heinz Wolff 237
Dr Sibylle Ermler Dr Sibylle Ermler
Lecturer in Biosciences (Endocrinology and Metabolism)
Sibylle Ermler is a Lecturer in Biosciences (Endocrinology and Metabolism) in the Department of Lif...
E: Heinz Wolff 001
Dr Alessandro Esposito Dr Alessandro Esposito
Lecturer in Biosciences (Epigenetics)
I joined the University of Brunel in 2022 as a Lecturer in Biosciences (epigenetics). I am looking f...
T: +44 (0)1895 265538
+44 (0)1895 265538 Heinz Wolff 123a
Professor Felicity Gavins Professor Felicity Gavins
Professor - Pharmacology
Felicity read Pharmacology at the University of Sunderland, where she also embarked on an industrial...
T: +44 (0)1895 267151
+44 (0)1895 267151 Heinz Wolff 111
Dr Yukti Hari Gupta Dr Yukti Hari Gupta
Lecturer (Education) in Biosciences
I am a lecturer (Education) in Biosciences and Programme co-lead for BSc Life Sciences at CHMLS. I a...
T: +44 (0)1895 267097
+44 (0)1895 267097 Heinz Wolff 103
Professor Amanda Harvey Professor Amanda Harvey
Associate Pro Vice Chancellor – Quality Assurance / Professor - Biosciences
Qualifications:PhD - Studies into the growth survival and cell death of cancer cell lines, Univers...
T: +44 (0)1895 267264
+44 (0)1895 267264 Heinz Wolff 112
Dr Victor Hernandez Dr Victor Hernandez
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Over the last ten years I have focused my career in studying of the molecular mechanisms behind huma...
T: +44 (0)1895 267635
+44 (0)1895 267635 Heinz Wolff 226
Dr Joseph Hetmanski Dr Joseph Hetmanski
Lecturer in Cell Biology
I am an interdisciplinary researcher using microscopy and mathematical modelling to study how cells ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265125
+44 (0)1895 265125 Heinz Wolff 228
Dr Thomas Hofken Dr Thomas Hofken
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications:1998: PhD, University of Marburg and University of Bochum (Germany) 1993: Diplom in...
T: +44 (0)1895 267847
+44 (0)1895 267847 Heinz Wolff 113b
Dr Ashley Houlden Dr Ashley Houlden
Lecturer in Biosciences
I am a Microbial Ecologist in the Division of Biosciences, within the College of Health and Life Sci...
T: +44 (0)1895 265558
+44 (0)1895 265558 Heinz Wolff 232
Dr Doreen Lau Dr Doreen Lau
Lecturer in Inflammation, Ageing and Cancer Biology
Dr. Doreen Lau is a Lecturer at Brunel University London, and a visiting researcher at University of...
T: +44 (0)1895 265508
+44 (0)1895 265508 Heinz Wolff 227
Dr Annabelle Lewis Dr Annabelle Lewis
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
I am a lecturer in biomedical sciences and run a research laboratory. My research interest is cancer...
T: +44 (0)1895 266607
+44 (0)1895 266607 Heinz Wolff 113a
Dr Su-Ling Li Dr Su-Ling Li
Reader - Biosciences
Qualifications: · 1983 MD, Suzhou Medical University, China. · 1994 Ph.D, De...
T: +44 (0)1895 266288
+44 (0)1895 266288 Heinz Wolff 126
Dr Evgeny Makarov Dr Evgeny Makarov
Senior Lecturer
Qualifications: PhD, Molecular Biology – Institute of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Kiev, USSR MS...
T: +44 (0)1895 268673
+44 (0)1895 268673 Heinz Wolff 113b
Dr Ruchira Mann Dr Ruchira Mann
Lecturer (Education) in Biosciences
Dr Mann graduated in BSc Biomedical Sciences in 2016 before comepleting her PhD in nanomedicine in 2...
T: +44 (0)1895 266711
+44 (0)1895 266711
Professor Ronan Mccarthy Professor Ronan Mccarthy
Professor in Biomedical Sciences
Ronan gained his Bachelor of Science in Genetics with first class honours from University College Co...
T: +44 (0)1895 268441
+44 (0)1895 268441 Heinz Wolff 130
Dr Nicholas Morris Dr Nicholas Morris
Honorary Senior Lecturer
I have worked as a bioscientist for over 30 years and for the last 20 years I have been teaching acr...
T: +44 (0)1895 265641
+44 (0)1895 265641 Heinz Wolff 229
Dr Ansar Pathan Dr Ansar Pathan
T: +44 (0)1895 267761
+44 (0)1895 267761 Heinz Wolff 236
Dr Raha Pazoki Dr Raha Pazoki
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Raha Pazok MD PhD FHEA is a medical doctor and an epidemiologist. She studied Epidemiology at t...
E: Heinz Wolf 132
Dr Keith Redpath Dr Keith Redpath
Lecturer in Biosciences (Vascular Biology)
Keith graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Biomedical Sciences, Physiology from the University of Aberdeen...
T: +44 (0)1895 265514
+44 (0)1895 265514 Heinz Wolff 123a
Dr Terry Roberts Dr Terry Roberts
Senior Lecturer in Biosciences
T: +44 (0)1895 268436
+44 (0)1895 268436 Heinz Wolff 113b
Dr Christian Rudolph Dr Christian Rudolph
Cell division is one of the most fundamental processes in biology. Thousands of proteins have to be ...
T: +44 (0)1895 265372
+44 (0)1895 265372 Heinz Wolff 112
Dr Michelle Sahai Dr Michelle Sahai
Lecturer in Biosciences
Dr Michelle Sahai is a Lecturer in Biosciences (Drug Discovery) since 2024. She completed her first ...
T: +44 (0)1895 267959
+44 (0)1895 267959 Heinz Wolff 227
Professor Arturo Sala Professor Arturo Sala
Trained in Biochemistry and Cellular Biology at the University of Rome and the Italian National Inst...
T: +44 (0)1895 265547
+44 (0)1895 265547 Heinz Wolff 123A
Mr Martin Scholze Mr Martin Scholze
Research Fellow
I am a mathematician with a strong background in statistics and biology. My academic research has c...
E: Heinz Wolff 001
Dr Cristina Sisu Dr Cristina Sisu
Senior Lecturer in Genomic Data Analytics
Dr Sisu joined Brunel University as Lecturer in Genomic Data Analytics in April 2017. Prior to that,...
T: +44 (0)1895 268999
+44 (0)1895 268999 Heinz Wolff 238
Dr Predrag Slijepcevic Dr Predrag Slijepcevic
Senior Lecturer & Bicgp/Research Co-Ordinator
Qualifications: PhD in Radiation Biology, University of Sarajevo MSc in Radiation Biology, Universit...
T: +44 (0)1895 266302
+44 (0)1895 266302 Heinz Wolff 108
Dr Steven Smith Dr Steven Smith
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Steven obtained a B.Sc. in Medical Sciences from the University of Leeds and received a Ph.D. for a ...
T: +44 (0)1895 268956
+44 (0)1895 268956 Heinz Wolff 132
Dr Gudrun Stenbeck Dr Gudrun Stenbeck
Divisional Lead - Biosciences / Lecturer / Work Placement Co-Ordinator
Qualifications: 1993: PhD in Chemical Technology/Biochemistry, Technical University Darmstadt, Germa...
T: +44 (0)1895 265891
+44 (0)1895 265891 Heinz Wolff 233
Dr Barbara Tanos-Lora Dr Barbara Tanos-Lora
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
A global nomad, Dr Barbara Tanos received her undergraduate degree from the University Buenos Aires,...
T: +44 (0)1895 265610
+44 (0)1895 265610 Heinz Wolff 113a
Professor Michael Themis Professor Michael Themis
Professor - Gene Therapy and Genotoxicity
Dr Themis is a Reader in the Department of Life Sciences Brunel University London and an Honorary Le...
T: +44 (0)1895 267252
+44 (0)1895 267252 Heinz Wolff 235
Dr Kazunori Tomita Dr Kazunori Tomita
Senior Lecturer in Biomedical Sciences
Research theme: Telomere biology and chromosome maintenance Career: 2019-       ...
E: Heinz Wolff 226
Dr Sabrina Tosi Dr Sabrina Tosi
Dr Sabrina Tosi graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Milan (Italy) in 1989 and then...
T: +44 (0)1895 267218
+44 (0)1895 267218 Heinz Wolff 131
Dr Anthony Tsolaki Dr Anthony Tsolaki
Senior Lecturer/UG Admissions Tutor
Qualifications:DPhil, University of Oxford, 1999 MSc, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medici...
T: +44 (0)1895 266077
+44 (0)1895 266077 Heinz Wolff 234
Dr Ahmet Ucar Dr Ahmet Ucar
Senior Lecturer In Toxicology
I am a senior lecturer in toxicology at the Brunel University London and an honorary research fellow...
T: +44 (0)1895 266461
+44 (0)1895 266461 Heinz Wolff 123a
Professor Paola Vagnarelli Professor Paola Vagnarelli
Professor - Cell Biology
Qualifications: PhD in Genetics and Molecular Biology, University of Pavia, Italy  Degree in Bi...
T: +44 (0)1895 265025
+44 (0)1895 265025 Heinz Wolff 106
Dr Sam Willcocks Dr Sam Willcocks
Lecturer in Biosciences (Microbiology & Infectious Diseases)
Sam joined Brunel University London as a Lecturer in Biosciences in 2022 from the London School of H...
T: +44 (0)1895 265460
+44 (0)1895 265460 Heinz Wolff 228