Grant winners

April 1, 2010

WELLCOME TRUST

International genetically engineered machine bursaries (iGEM).

Sponsor: Alistair Brown

Institution: University of Aberdeen

Value: £10,800

Bio-traffic light systems: engineering toggle switches in yeast using translation control of gene expression

Sponsor: James Haseloff

Institution: University of Cambridge

Value: £10,800

iGEM 2010

Sponsor: Christopher French

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £9,000

iGEM 2010

Sponsor: Geoffrey Baldwin

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £15,200

Imperial iGEM Project 2010

Sponsor: Anil Wipat

Institution: Newcastle University

Value: £10,800

Newcastle University iGEM 2010

Sponsor: V. Anne Smith

Institution: University of St Andrews

Value: £12,600

The SAINTS: Saint Andrews iGEM neutralises threatening staphylococcus

ACTION MEDICAL RESEARCH

Led by: M.A. Rutherford

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £149,144

Improving MRI techniques to map connections in the developing brain (supported by WellChild)

Led by: C. Glazebrook

Institution: University of Nottingham

Value: £116,044

Developing a multimedia programme to help parents of premature babies assist them with coordination and movement skills

Led by: R.A. Minns

Institution: University of Edinburgh

Value: £135,562

Testing a new system to assess vision in children with visual- field defects

Led by: A. Brookes

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £137,330

Causes of juvenile arthritis and diabetes in children

Led by: D.L. Taylor

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £151,048

Reducing brain damage in babies

Led by: A.M. Blanks

Institution: University of Warwick

Value: £113,437

Testing a novel combination therapy to prevent pre-term labour

Led by: D.F.M. Platt

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £119,636

Neurodegenerative disease in children caused by lysosomal storage disorders

ENGINEERING AND PHYSICAL SCIENCES RESEARCH COUNCIL

Award winner: L.A. Nelson

Institution: University of Leeds

Value: £104,115

Sensors based on biomembranes for the detection of toxins and pollutants in waters

Award winner: N. Nikolov

Institution: Imperial College London

Value: £336,171

Rank gradient of groups

Award winner: R.G. van Silfhout

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £66,507

Smart diagnostics for in situ light and particle-beam imaging

Award winner: G. Stapleton

Institution: University of Brighton

Value: £14,767

Sketching Euler diagrams

Award winner: A. Minasyan

Institution: University of Southampton

Value: £100,925

Profinite topology on non-positively curved groups

Award winner: D. Joyce

Institution: University of Oxford

Value: £373,791

Lagrangian Floer cohomology and Khovanov homology

Award winner: A. Kondoz

Institution: University of Surrey

Value: £73,549

Improving speech intelligibility using acoustic source separation with audio frequency

Award winner: F. Kwasniok

Institution: University of Exeter

Value: £101,345

Predicting extremes in complex systems: a statistical physics/data-based approach

Award winner: D. Lloyd

Institution: University of Surrey

Value: £100,934

Nucleation of ferro-solitons and localised ferro-patterns

Award winner: W. Parnell

Institution: University of Manchester

Value: £303,350

The influence of nonlinear pre-stress on wave propagation through viscoelastic composites

In detail

Led by: C.L. O'Callaghan

Institution: University of Leicester

Value: £119,218

Pneumonia and meningitis - how does viral infection make them worse?

Having discovered the effect of the respiratory syncytial virus on pneumococcus bacteria, this project will investigate how the virus causes them to produce toxins that lead to infection and will seek to uncover further information about how the viral infection causes the bacteria to become more dangerous.

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