Grant winners

February 11, 2010

WELLCOME TRUST FELLOWSHIPS

Award winner: Mikael Bjorklund

Institution: University of Dundee

Value: £710,561

Regulation of cell size in multicellular organisms

Award winner: Patrick T. Caswell

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £860,728

Regulating intracellular signalling pathways through integrin-mediated endocytic trafficking

Award winner: Joseph Murray

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £483,661

Risk and protective factors for conduct problems and violence in Brazil and Britain

Award winner: Hanif Esmail

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £302,638

How inactive is inactive tuberculosis?

Award winner: Kate Susan Feldman

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £2,990

Evolutionary and transmission dynamics of Henipavirus infection in the African straw-coloured fruit bat

Award winner: Elizabeth Whittaker

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £328,568

The role of IL-17 in childhood tuberculosis

Award winner: Emma Burkitt-Wright

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £205,651

Investigation of RAS-MAPK pathway signalling in neurocardiofaciocutaneous syndromes: identification of therapeutic strategies

Award winner: Nicholas Annear

Institution: University College London

Value: £220,6

Does glycosylation play a role in adaptation to altered oxygenation?

Award winner: Sarah Putwain

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £222,491

The role of Sox 4 in stem cell self-renewal and leukaemia

Award winner: Prakash Saha

Institution: King's College London

Value: £311,352

Monocyte and macrophage heterogeneity in venous thrombus resolution

Award winner: Kamron Khan

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £223,051

Genetics of congenital cataract-microcornea syndrome

Award winner: Nicholas Lansdale

Institution: University of Liverpool

Value: £128,104

Investigating the role of airway peristalsis and sarco-endoplasmic reticulum Ca2+-ATPase (SERCA) in airway development

Award winner: R.A.N. Goggs

Institution: University of Bristol

Value: £198,844

Analysis of the role of filopodial regulatory protein Rif in platelet function and thrombosis

Award winner: Mary Elizabeth Slingo

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £216,547

The role of the von Hippel-Lindau Hypoxia-inducible factor (VHL-HIF) pathway in cardiac and skeletal muscle energetics

Award winner: Matthew Bates

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £244,514

Cardiac manifestations of mitochondrial disease - incidence, mechanisms and treatment

Award winner: Katie Wakeham

Institution: University of York

Value: £294,219

The epidemiology and immunology of Kaposi's sarcoma-associated herpesvirus in Uganda

Award winner: Nelson Grisales

Institution: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Value: £78,609

Improving dengue control in Colombia by optimising the selection of insecticides

Award winner: Sanjay Manohar

Institution: University College London

Value: £231,790

Frontostriatal contributions to reward and value processing

IN DETAIL

Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council and the Arts and Humanities Research Council

Award winner: University of Bristol

Value: £1.7 million

Personal Architectonics of Interfaces to Artefacts (PATINA)

This multidisciplinary project will look to transform the technologies used to support research. Carried out in collaboration with the universities of Brighton, Greenwich, Newcastle, Southampton and Swansea, researchers on the three-year project will build technologies that can be worn on the body and have the capability to identify objects and relate them to information taken from the web.

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