May 15, 1998

University of Birmingham Research grants

Drs C. Taylor, C. Lote and A. Howie, Pounds 26,013 from the Medical Research Council (childhood haemolytic uraemic syndrome: a laboratory model); Dr C. Caten, Pounds 190,392 from the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (antisense RNA technology for validating fungicide targets in plant pathogenic fungi); Dr S. Egginton, Pounds 24,980 from the Natural Environment Research Council (limits placed on the adaptive radiation of antarctic fishes for a pelagic lifestyle)

Professor R. Jefferis and Dr J. Lund, Pounds 2,604 from BBSRC (engineering the heavy chain constant region of human IgG to modulate glycosylation and effector functions); Dr M. Gammage, Pounds 26,109 from MRC via University of Leicester (W.Midlands co-ordinator of UK PACE trial); Professors S. Busby and J. Cole, Pounds 135,740 from BBSRC (regulation of bacterial gene expression by nitrate and integration of regulatory signals); Professor J. Jackson, Drs S. White and K. Smith, Pounds 141,536 from BBSRC (high resolution structure of domain III of proton-translocating nicotinamide nucleotide transhydrogenase); Professor J. Gunn, Pounds 34,894 from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (magnetic vortices, doman nucleation and reversal); Dr A. Milner, Pounds 23,930 from NERC (the role of biotic interactions in the successional development of invertebrate communities in new streams).

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