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.

Charlotte de Ceuninck

Charlotte is a visiting postgraduate student from the Netherlands, where she is pursuing a MSc in Biomedical Sciences. She is researching the neuronal role of the kinetochore-associated Ndc80 complex.

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.


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

Oscar Heald – Undergraduate Honours Student – 2019