Grants

June 21, 1996

UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS. Research grants

Dr M. Ryan, Pounds 194,964 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (self-processing polyproteins - enabling technology for introducing biochemical pathways into plants); Professor D. Gani, Pounds 156,2 from BBSRC (computational chemistry support for mechanistic and structural enzymology) and Pounds 85,140 from Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (synthesis and activity of nodularin and microcystin analogues); Dr S. Lee, Pounds 130,482 from EPSRC (advanced fellowship); Dr W. Heitler, Pounds 114,784 from BBSRC (the neural mechanisms for switching between alternating activation and synchronous activation of antagonist motorneurons); Dr T. Jordan, Pounds 106,400 from BBSRC (investigation of the cumulative role of boundary, length and orthographic information in visual word recognition); Dr J. Irvine, Pounds 106,029 from EPSRC (electrocatalytic studies of new anodes for solid oxide fuel cells); Dr A. Cameron, Pounds 103,493 from Particle Physics & Astronomy Research Council (rotational evolution of young solar-type stars); Professor R. Cywinski, Pounds 85,847 from EPSRC (correlations, transitions and dynamics in random anisotropy magnets) and Pounds 134,381 from EPSRC (magnetic and transport studies of intermetallic compounds and unconventional superconductors); Dr J. Quinn, Pounds 55,290 from United States Army Medical Research (selective interference in visual memory); Professor W. Sibbett, Pounds 150,210 from EPSRC (femtosecond-pulse sources with enhanced tunability) and with Dr M. Padgett, Pounds 116,041 from EPSRC (spectroscopic multi-gas sensor) and Pounds 87,357 from EPSRC (optical spanners); Dr S. Homans, Pounds 128,824 from BBSRC (design and synthesis of inhibitors of carbohydrate protein interactions); Dr M. Ebrahimzadeh and Professor M. Dunn, Pounds 92,768 from EPSRC (compact, all-solid-state cw diode-pumped optical parametric oscillators); Professors J. Howie and E.

Robertson, Pounds 89,299 from EPSRC (computational semigroup theory); Professor R. Cairns, Pounds 73,023 from EPSRC (wave propagation and nonlinear effects in magnetically confined and laser produces plasmas); Dr N. Dale, Pounds 64,646 from BBSRC (contribution of a novel Na-dependent K current to control of locomotion in a simple vertebrate); Dr K. Sillar, Pounds 32,658 from the Medical Research Council (modulation of synaptic vesicle exocytosis from spinal inhibitory interneurones by serotonin); Dr P. Bryant, Pounds 29,926 from MRC (chromosome condensation as a detriment of radiation-induced breaks).

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