Grants

February 10, 1995

UNIVERSITY OF LEICESTER

continued from last week. Research grants

Drs C. Whitelam and W. Cockburn, Pounds 185,844 from the Biotechnology and Biological Science Research Council (antibody engineering in plants) and Dr. Whitelam, Pounds 100,600 from BBSRC (mutational analysis of phytochromes involved in the perception of R:FR ratio signals in arabidopsis thaliana); Professor W. Shaw, Pounds 211,267 from BBSRC (structure/function studies of selected enzymes in coenzyme A biosynthesis); Dr K. Lindsey, Pounds 142,328 from BBSRC (characterisation of hydra, a novel embryonic patterning mutant of arabidopsis); Dr R. Atkinson, Pounds 84,328 from the Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (chiral aziridination in 3-acetoxyamino quinazolinones: enantiopure NH-aziridines via azirines; Dr A. Ellis, Pounds 132,962 from EPSRC (electronic spectroscopy of jet-cooled organometallic intermediates); Professor A. Hillman, Pounds 112,156 from EPSRC (dynamics of metal oxide electrodes); Dr P. Kocovsky, Pounds 84,328 from EPSRC (novel transition metal catalysts for stereoselective ene reaction and related processes); Dr A. Kapoor, Pounds 104,925 from EPSRC (role of surface engineering and topography in the mild wear of ductile materials); Dr C. Kyriacou, Pounds 129,620 from BBSRC (regulation of a clock gene in Drophila-invertibrate neurosciences initiative); Professor P. Maksym, Pounds 56,259 from the EPSRC (theoretical modelling of quantum dots); Professor A. King and Drs D. Raine, G. Stewart and C. Done, Pounds 236,508 from the Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (a rolling programme of theoretical astrophysics research).

European funds

Professor S. Pudney, Pounds 69,231 from the European Commission (ways and means for socio-economic progress in central and eastern Europe - reform of redistributive policies).

UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

Research contracts:

Professor C. Steel, Pounds 118,905 from Scottish Home and Health Department (Molecular genetic studies in familial breast cancer); Dr P. Bryant, Pounds 97,810 from Nuclear Electric (study of in vitro radiation-induced cell transformation).

Research councils:

Professor A. Miller, Pounds 205,432 from Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (Ultrafast carrier transport dynamics and transient optical nonlinearities in low dimensional semiconductor); Professor P. Bruce and Professor C. Vincent, Pounds 201,677 from EPSRC (A rocking-chair battery for the PCT); Dr W. Heitler, Pounds 160,564 from Biotechnology and Biological Sciences (modulation of rectifying electrical synapses); Professor I. Johnston, Pounds 147,384 from BBSRC (muscle power output during ballistic swimming in fish); Dr C. Jeffery, Pounds 144,807 from Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (collaborative computational project on the analysis of astronomical spectra); Professor P. Bruce, Pounds 139,911 from EPSRC (new inorganic materials for rechargeable lithium batteries) and Pounds 138,662 from EPSRC (the structure of polymer electrolytes); Dr B. Sinclair, Pounds 126,109 from EPSRC (efficient frequency upconversion and modulation of microchip lasters); Professor D. Cole-Hamilton, Pounds 110,188 from EPSRC (ROPA: MOVPE mechanisms via decomposition of labelled compounds); Dr N. Botting, Pounds 115,744 from BBSRC (mechanistic studies on the biosynthesis of glucosinolates in oilseed rape; the aldoxime-forming microsomal enzyme systems).

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