July 7, 1995

KING'S COLLEGE LONDON. Research grants:

Dr A. Rezazadeh, Pounds 130,432 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (study of InGaP/GaAs DHBTS for high frequency power applications); Professor R. Poole, Pounds 150,120 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (cytochrome biosynthesis in escherichia coli role or the ABC transporter, cyddc); Professor E. Davies, Pounds 102,874 from EPSRC (elliptic & parabolic partial differential equations);

Dr Y. Safarov, Pounds 100,235 from EPSRC (spectral asymptotics for partial differential operators and associated geometric problems); Dr J. Miell, Pounds 107,469 from Medical Research Council (the effects of nutrition on the growth axis in paediatric liver disease); Professor P. Jenner, Pounds 99,185 from MRC (cytochrome P450 in the substantia nigra and its role in Parkinson's Disease) and $100,000 from the National Parkinson Foundation Inc. (research on Parkinson's Disease); Professor R. Hill, Pounds 175,874 from EPSRC (experimental determination of the dynamics of space charge development in insulators); Professors E. Lightowlers, G. Davies and Dr A. Mainwood, Pounds 242,069 from EPSRC (hydrogen in silicon: incorporation, solubility, diffusion, interaction with impurities & defects);

European funds:

Professor A. Rogers and Dr V. Handerek, Ecu281,000 from the Commission (advanced research on transmission and enhanced multi-gigabit interconnection by soliyons); Ecu136,886 from the European Community (new optical sensor and optical transmission), Drs L. Leontidou and K. Hoggart, Ecu302,000 from the EC Human Capital and Mobility (migration and tourism development in marginal Mediterranean areas); Dr D. Brunsden, Ecu155,000 from the EC (temporal stability and activity of landslides in Europe with respect to climatic change); Professor M. Black, Ecu90,000 from the EC (regulation of triacylglycerol synthesis and accumulation in developing cereal embryos by abscisic acid and water potential); Professor R. Price, Ecu135,000 from the EC (validation of early markers of nephrotoxicity for detecting groups at risk in the general population: application to children); Professor J. Taylor, Ecu141,000 from the Commission (network of excellence in neural networks); Dr M. Clode, Ecu392,000 from the EC (testing and improvement of extrudability for primary equivalent recycled aluminium); Dr M. Peckham, Ecu97,422 from the EC Community Human Capital and Mobility (the role of myosin binding protein, x-protein, in muscle);

Professor M. Robb, Pounds 64,401 from EPSRC (complete determination of photochemical reaction paths applications to organic photochemistry); Dr V. Handerek, Ecu110,000 from the Commission (application of high-powered mode-locked Er/Yb fibre lasers to long haul communication links); Professor R. Cammack, Ecu124,800 from the EC (design of improved biomimetic catalysts through structural and functional studies of nickel-containing hydrogenases).

OXFORD BROOKES UNIVERSITY. Research grant: Dr A. Hutchinson and Professor A. Beevers, Pounds 95,000 from the EP SR C (investigation of sealant performance requirements for high movement joints).


Dr J. Field, Pounds 89,976 from the Lung Cancer Fund (identification of molecular prognostic markers in early lung cancer); Dr A. Cossins, Pounds 150,963 from the Wellcome Trust (molecular basis of volume-sensitive Na/H exchanger activity); Professor P. Johnson and Mr P. Kenton, Pounds 54,126 from North West Cancer Research Fund (receptor-induced release of the oncofetal GPI-linked cell surface protein, placental-type alkaline phosphatase: characterisation of PLAP-releasing enzymes); Professor M. Jackson and Dr C. Jack, Pounds 92,904 from the Wellcome Trust (zinc homeostasis in elderly subjects); Professor C. Foster, Pounds 80,000 from the Wolfson Foundation (laboratory refurbishment); Professor R. Burgoyne, Pounds 341,150 from the Wellcome Trust (cellular and molecular physiology);

Professors J. Bordas and P. Rudland, Pounds 110,000 from the Wolfson Foundation (laboratory refurbishment); Professor A. Breckenridge, Pounds 445,855 from Wellcome Trust (laboratory refurbishment); Dr. W. Lindup and Mr P. McCulloch, Pounds 96,645 from Association for International Cancer Research (chemotherapy with mitomycin C absorbed to carbon particles); Mr J. Winstanley, Professor S. Leinster, Dr B. Barraclough, Pounds 54,364 from North West Cancer Research Fund (mutations in the oestrogen receptor gene as an indication of tamoxifen-responsiveness in breast cancer); Dr R. Cooke, Pounds 99,444 from Wellcome Trust (role of 5-lipoxygenase products of arachidonic acid in secretion of oxytocin from the ovine corpus luteum);

Professor D. Eisner, Pounds 87,258 from British Heart Foundation (regulation of diastolic intracellular calcium in the heart); Professor D. Eisner and Dr S. O'Neill, Pounds 430,398 from Wellcome Trust (control of cardiac contraction: measurement of sarcoplasmic reticulum Ca content and sarcolemmal fluxes); Dr J. Gibson, Pounds 121,813 from Wellcome Trust (mechanism of effects of acidosis and hypoxia on physiological ion balance between equine red blood cells and plasma). to be continued

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