Team

Dhanya K. Cheerambathur

Dhanya is a Sir Henry Dale Fellow at the Wellcome Centre for Biology. Dhanya obtained her PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from the University of California, Davis in the lab of Jonathan Scholey and later moved to University of California, San Diego to pursue her postdoctoral studies with Arshad Desai. She has been at the University of Edinburgh since May 2018.


Henrique Alves Domingos

Henrique completed his MSc in Medical Biochemistry from the University of Manchester and joined the lab in October 2021 as a PhD student. His research focuses on the role of the kinetochore proteins in the dendritic branching of PVD neurons.


Lana Buzuk

Lana is a graduate from The University of Edinburgh, having obtained both her MSc by Research Degree in Cell and Molecular Biology and her BSc Degree in Biological Sciences with Honours in Biochemistry. She joined the lab in August 2021 as a Research Technician.


Emmanuel Fiagbedzi

Emmanuel has a BSc in Biochemistry, Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Ghana. He has been a PhD student in the lab since October 2020. His research focuses on understanding how proteomic alterations facilitate nervous system development and maintenance in C. elegans.


Cameron Finlayson

Cameron completed his undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences with Honours in Biotechnology at the University of Edinburgh prior to joining the lab in October 2020 as a Research Technician. He is working on understanding the role and function of the protein KNL-1 in neurons, using both genetic and biochemical techniques.


Mattie Green

Mattie has an MSc in integrative neuroscience from the University of Edinburgh, and joined the lab in November 2018 as a Research Assistant. She is researching the role of kinetochore proteins in establishing C. elegans nervous system architecture.


Vasilis Ouzounidis

Vasilis obtained his undergraduate degree at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, before joining the lab in October 2019 as a Research Technician. Since October 2020 he is a PhD student studying the role of Microtubule Organizing Center (MTOC) proteins during neurodevelopment.


Alumni

Helena Crellin – Research Assistant – 2018 – 2020, Currently a PhD Student at the University of Cambridge

Nicole Rogers – Erasmus Student, Ludwig-Maximilians University, Munich, Germany

Emilia Foster – Undergraduate Honours Student – 2019, University of Edinburgh

Oscar Heald – Undergraduate Honours Student – 2019, University of Edinburgh

Clara Gebhardt – MSc Student Internship – 2020, Leipzig University, Germany

Charlotte de Ceuninck – MSc Student Internship – 2021, Biomolecular Sciences, Leiden University, The Netherlands