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Dr Emma Bourton
Senior Lecturer (Education) in Biosciences


Lecturer (Education).


BSc (Hons.) Applied Biochemistry (Upper Second), Brunel University London, 2004.

PhD "Countercurrent Chromatography of Proteins using Aqueous Two-Phase Systems", Brunel University London, 2008.


Study Block Coordinator BB2710: Analytical Biochemistry.

Assessment Block Coordinator BB2803: Laboratory Report.

Student Academic Misconduct Investigator for College of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences.

Laboratory Practical Classes (UG & PGT Students): Academic Manager.

Newest selected publications

Bourton, EC., Ahorner, PA., Plowman, PN., Zahir, SA., Al-Ali, H. and Parris, CN. (2017) 'The PARP-1 inhibitor Olaparib suppresses BRCA1 protein levels, increases apoptosis and causes radiation hypersensitivity in BRCA1+/- lymphoblastoid cells'. Journal of Cancer, 8 (19). pp. 4048 - 4056. ISSN: 1837-9664 Open Access Link

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Zahir, SA., Plowman, PN., Bourton, EC., Sharif, F. and Parris, C. (2015) 'Increased gamma-H2AX and Rad51 DNA Repair Biomarker Expression in Human Cell Lines Resistant to the Chemotherapeutic Agents Nitrogen Mustard and Cisplatin.'. Chemotherapy, 60 (5). pp. 310 - 320. ISSN: 0009-3157 Open Access Link

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Parris, CN., Zahir, SA., Al-Ali, H., Bourton, EC., Plowman, C. and Plowman, PN. (2015) 'Enhanced γ-H2AX DNA damage foci detection using multimagnification and extended depth of field in imaging flow cytometry'. Cytometry Part A, 87 (8). pp. 717 - 723. ISSN: 1552-4922 Open Access Link

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Bourton, EC., Hussain, H., Plowman, PN., Harvey, AJ. and Parris, C. (2015) 'Radiosensitivity of Human Breast Cancer Cell Lines Expressing the Breast Tumor Kinase (Brk)'. Journal of Cancer Science and Therapy, 7 (3). pp. 95 - 101. ISSN: 1948-5956 Open Access Link

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Payne, AM., Wilson, F., Bourton, E. and Stergioulas, L. (2015) '(Under review) Feedback in e-learning systems-what, when and how?'. Assessment and Evaluation in Higher Education. ISSN: 1469-297X

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