Professor Richard Aspinall


Associate Dean (Research) | Associate Dean responsible for Faculty Research

Ellen Hatch


Lecturer in Pharmacology | Ellen's research interests focus on the response of skin to ultraviolet radiation (UV) specifically the use of mitochondrial DNA as a biomarker of UV exposure, the role of mitochondria in UV-induced oxidative stress and the potential use of antioxidants to reduce damage.

Camelia Dijkstra

Associate Director for the Biomolecular Applied Research Group | Contact for biomolecular applied research group.

Dr. Helen Maddock

Contact for cardioprotective therapies in humans, apoptosis in myocardial stress, clinical physiology, exercise physiology, human physiology, pharmaceuticals, pharmacology and reactive oxygen species |  Email:

Katrine Wallis


Lecturer in Biomolecular Sciences | Katrine obtained my Ph.D. at University of Copenhagen having worked with Professor Welinder on the catalytic mechanisms of plant peroxidises.

Jess Rollason

Contact for biomolecular sciences | Email: | Phone: +44 (0) 24 7688 8985

Dr. Anne Reiman

Contact for mutation, neoplasms, estrone and genes | Email:

Professor Anne James


Contact for data modelling, Information retrieval |  Email:

Igor Morozov


Lecturer | Igor has over 20 years’ experience of studying the regulation of gene expression in several biological systems. His PhD led to the first description of a system for large-scale production of proteins in vitro.

Dr Christopher Mee

Theme Lead, Centre for Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences | Contact for cell biology, human neurodegenerative disorders, human viral pathogens, cell polarity and neurodegenerative disorders.

Dr. Lauren Acton

+44 (0) 24 7765 8794 | Contact for antibiotic resistance, molecular microbiology, bacterial stress responses and natural antimicrobials.

Dr. Emma Eyre


Assistant Professor, School of Life Sciences | Emma Eyre is an early career researcher within the Centre for Sport, Exercise and Life Sciences working within the theme of Physical Activity and Exercise Interventions.

Dr. Jamie Beddow

Contact for antibacterial efficacy testing, ICP-OES and ultrasound | Email: | Phone: +44 (0) 24776 58921

Dr. Jason Tallis


Lecturer in Biomechanics | In 2013, Jason was awarded his PhD from Coventry University for work exploring the direct treatment of physiologically relevant concentrations of caffeine on isolated muscle performance.

Phillip Gould

Contact for biotechnology | Email:

Professor Rob James

Academic Dean - Faculty of Health and Life Sciences | Academic Dean responsible for the Faculty. Rob is an expert in the mechanical performance of muscle, leading to multiple international collaborative research partnerships.

Hardip Sandhu

Email: | Phone: +44 (0) 75061 13009 

Dr. Michael Duncan

Contact for sport, exercise, sports science and cognitive performance | Email:

Dr. Afthab Hussain

Contact for cardiovascular research | Email:

Professor Derek Renshaw

Contact for endocrinology, inflammation and gut physiology | Email: | Phone: +44 (0) 24776 58075