Grants

December 22, 1995

UNIVERSITY OF LUTON. Dr H. Dean and Margaret Melrose, Pounds 62,000 from the Economic and Social Research Council (project entitled Poverty, Wealth and Citizenship).

UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

Research grants

Professor C. Downes, Pounds 132,560 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (study of structural and functional mapping of phospholipase C B Isoforms using monoclonal antibodies); Dr F. Fuller-Pace, Pounds 136,845 from the Medical Research Council (structural and functional studies on the "DEAD box" family of RNA helicases); Dr T. Palmer, Pounds 129,756 from the BBSRC (study of the periplasmic DMSO reductase from Rhodobacter Sphaeroides F Sp denitrificans: role of the molybdenum cofactor in enzyme secretion and activity); Professor C. Wolf, Pounds 125,096 from BBSRC (study of fatty acids as transcriptional regulators of gene expression); Dr D. Crouch, Pounds 165,095 from MRC (isolation of Myc target genes); Dr D. Meek, Pounds 547,135 from MRC (study to coordinate control of the p53 tumour suppressor protein by multi-site phosphorylation); Professor P. Davies, Pounds 78,078 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (study of non-linear transient response of a rotating stratified fluid); Professor R. Horner, Pounds 95,324 from EPSRC (study of the application of ILS to the development of cost-effective maintenance strategies for existing building stock); Professor N. Pitts, Pounds 128,933 from MRC (study of caries' misdiagnosis: costs and potential for improvement across the dental services); Professor R. Fletcher, Pounds 98,301 from EPSRC (study on optimisation tools for integrated process engineering operation); Professor J. Lambert and Dr J. Peters, Pounds 139,178 from MRC (study of steroids as allosteric modulators of the strydmine-sensitive glycine receptor - a new therapeutic opportunity); Dr G. Mathews, Pounds 97,319 from MRC (validation of a questionnaire measure of multiple dimensions of stress state).

European funds Professor D. Lane, Pounds 60,060 from Human Capital and Mobility, CEC (study of regulation of the mammalian cellular responses to DNA damage); Professor R. Dhir, Pounds 191,451 from the European Regional Development Fund (study of technology transfer for manufacturing and application of advanced construction materials).

THE UNIVERSITY OF LIVERPOOL

Charities

Dr P. A. Bates, Pounds 52,957 from Wellcome Trust (molecular characterisations of the nucleotidase/nuclease genes of leishmania mexicana); Professor R. D. Burgoyne, Pounds 131,835 from Wellcome Trust (x-SNAP in regulated exocytosis in adrenal chromaffin cells); Professor D. W. Chadwick, Pounds 62,861 from Wellcome Trust (a systematic and critical review with meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials in epilepsy); Dr I. A. Choonara, Pounds 53,037 from Wellcome Trust (the development of the erythromycin breath test in children); Dr P. Eggleston, Pounds 52,957 from Wellcome Trust (molecular genetic analysis of development in mosquito vectors of human disease); Dr D. G. Fernig, Professor P. S. Rudland and Dr J. A. Gallagher, Pounds 57,563 from Cancer Research Campaign (basic fibroplast growth factor and its heparan sulphate proteoglycan receptors in human mammary cancer); Dr J. K. Field, Professors C. A. Hart and A. S. Jones, Pounds 72,822 from North West Cancer Research Fund (viral and genetic interactions in the aetiology of potentially malignant and malignant lesions of the head and neck); Professor H. H. Rees, Pounds 81,182 from Leverhulme Trust (hormonal control of crustacean moulting and reproduction); Professor S. Salmons, Pounds 94,479 from British Heart Foundation (the hydraulic performance of skeletal muscle ventricles); Dr A. W. M. Simpson, Pounds 52,957 from Wellcome Trust (determination of the molecular identity of the channel responsible for the Ca2+ release activated-current 1 (CRAC)); Dr H. Townson, Pounds 52,717 from Wellcome Trust (intraspecific molecular variation in the malaria vectors Anopheles gambiae and Anopheles arabiensis and its relationship to behavioural and ecological factors);-

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