Faculty of Biological Sciences

Key Contacts in the Graduate School

The Graduate School Office is located in 7.51a, Level 7 Garstang

Prof David Westhead

Professor of Bioinformatics
Director of the Graduate School

Phone: 33116
Room: 10.127a Garstang
Email:
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Prof Elwyn Isaac

Professor of Comparative Biochemistry
Admissions Tutor (IICB)

Phone: 32903
Room: 8.15 Miall
Email:
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Prof Ed White

Professor in Cardiac Physiology
Admissions Tutor (Faculty DTB & IMSB)

Phone: 34248
Room: 7.53a Garstang
Email:
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Prof Peter Knight

Professor of Molecular Contractility
Admissions Tutor (Astbury DTB & IMCB)

Phone: 34349
Room: 8.109 Astbury
Email:
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Dr Lin-Hua Jiang

Lecturer
International Admissions Tutor

Phone: 34231
Room: 6.44e Garstang
Email:
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Prof Asipu Sivaprasadarao

Professor of Membrane Biology
Faculty Representative on Scholarships Group

Phone: 34326
Room: G6.44d Garstang
Email:
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Prof G Eric Blair

Professor in Molecular and Cellular Biology
Progression Tutor (IMCB)

Phone: 33128
Room: 8.53f Garstang
Email:
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Prof Nicola Stonehouse

Professor of Molecular Virology
Progression Tutor (IMCB/Astbury)

Phone: 33102
Room: 8.53b Garstang
Email:
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Prof Alan Berry

Professor in Molecular Enzymology
Wellcome Trust Representative

Phone: 33158
Room: 10.108 Astbury
Email:
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Prof Paul Millner

Professor in Bionanotechnology
Faculty Representative on Graduate Board Scholarships Group

Phone: 33149/34272
Room: 6.44f Garstang
Email:
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Prof John Trinick

Professor of Animal Cell Biology
Faculty Representative on Graduates Board Programmes Study & Audit Group
Panel of Potential Chairs for Appeals Group


Phone: 34350
Room: 8.112 Astbury
Email:
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Dr Steve Compton

Reader in Entomology
Masters - Biodiversity and Conservation

Phone: 32879
Room: 8.07 Manton
Email:
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Mrs Hazel Jones

Assistant to Director of Wellcome Trust PhD Programme
Wellcome Trust PhD Programme Secretary

Phone: 38231
Room: Student Education Office – 7.82 Manton
Email:
Administration of foundation year and progression work of other students. Working days – Mon, Wed, Fri, approx. 10am to 4pm.
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Ms Samantha Aspinall

Acting Graduate School Manager & Researcher Skills Senior Training and Development Officer
Professional Development Co-ordinator responsible for PhD and Post-doc training

Phone: 33013
Room: 7.40f Garstang
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I work with academics, research staff and research students focusing on their professional development needs. My specialisms include developing training programmes for grant applications, facilitating interdisciplinary collaborations and working with people on career path development. I design and deliver workshops on leadership, collaboration, cohort building, creative thinking, building confidence, enterprise, networking and communication. I work with other universities on Staff Development Programmes. I have recently been appointed to the BBSRC Bioscience Skills and Careers Strategy Panel (commencing January 2015). This panel is responsible for developing and maintaining our policies to support the supply of trained people in the biosciences relevant to its user communities. I am also a qualified MBTI practitioner, Step I&II
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Mrs Martha Smith

Administrative Officer (PGR Admissions)
Graduate School Administrative Officer (PGR Admissions and Recruitment)

Phone: 38186
Room: Student Education Office - 7.82 Manton
Email:
I am responsible for postgraduate research student admissions (PhD and MSc by Research) including funding and scholarships
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