Staff in the School of Cancer Sciences

 

Professor Malcolm Taylor

Professor Malcolm Taylor

Professor of Cancer Genetics

Malcolm Taylor is Professor of Cancer Genetics and currently Deputy Head of The School of Cancer Sciences. Malcolm has published over 120 Research papers and received consistent major support from Cancer Research UK as well as the Leukaemia Research Fund.

He also has a close relationship with the charity, the Ataxia -Telangiectasia Society and his laboratory is NCG ...

Dr Daniel Tennant

Lecturer in Cancer Biochemistry

Dan Tennant is a Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

He has recently moved to Cancer Sciences to set up his group to study hypoxia and cancer metabolism. Dan has already attracted funding from the Royal Society to support his work. He has published reviews in top journals, such as Cell and Nature Reviews Cancer, as has been invited to speak at International ...

Dr Chris Tselepis

Senior Lecturer
Programme Director, BMedSci

Chris Tselepis is a Senior Lecturer in the School for Cancer Sciences. Chris has published in excess of 40 research articles in the field of cancer, most recently focussing on the subject of iron metabolism, obesity and gastrointestinal cancer. He has received major support from the Cancer Research UK, BBSRC, WCRF, CORE and the UHB Charities.

Chris has most recently won ...

Dr Andy Turnell

Dr Andy Turnell

Senior Lecturer

Andy Turnell is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.  He is interested in how viruses regulate host cell transcription programmes and cell cycle checkpoints in order to promote viral replication and cellular transformation. He is particularly interested in how adenovirus oncoproteins modulate the function of host cell proteins to regulate chromatin, the ...

Professor Bryan Turner

Professor Bryan Turner

Professor Of Experimental Genetics

Bryan Turner is Professor of Experimental Genetics and Head of the Chromatin and Gene Expression Group in the Institute for Biomedical Research.

He has published over 140 research papers in peer-reviewed biomedical science journals, as well as reviews and book chapters. He is a leading figure in the rapidly developing field of epigenetics.  He has ...

Mr Ravinder Vohra

Mr Ravinder Vohra

Clinical Lecturer in General Surgery

Ravi is a Lecturer in General Surgery in the Academic Department of Surgery. He qualified from the University of Birmingham and undertook his residency in general and vascular surgery in Leeds and York. Following completion of his Doctoral studies in Molecular and Cellular Biology at the University of Leeds, he continued specialist training in general and upper GI cancer surgery in ...

Dr Douglas Ward

Dr Douglas Ward

SCRA Senior Research Fellow

Dr Ward’s research is centred around clinical proteomics and biomarker discovery. Much of this work uses the MALDI and ESI mass spectrometers housed in the College of Medical and Dental Sciences to characterise protein alterations that may act as markers for human disease.

Dr Roger Watson

Dr Roger Watson

Senior Lecturer

Roger Watson is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Dr Watson has published 70 research papers as well as reviews and book chapters in the fields of virology and cancer gene function over the years. He has received research funding from Cancer Research UK, the Association for International Cancer Research and the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences ...

Professor Keith Wheatley

Professor Keith Wheatley

Scientific Director, Cancer Research UK Clinical Trials Unit (CRCTU)

Scientific Director of CRCTU, specialising in management (design, monitoring, analysis and reporting) of clinical trials in a range of disease areas, including leukaemia, melanoma, paediatric oncology, neurology, and renal disease, along with related meta-analyses and add-on biomarker studies.

Professor Benjamin Willcox

Professor Benjamin Willcox

Professor of Molecular Immunology

Ben Willcox is Professor of Molecular Immunology based at the Cancer Research UK Cancer Centre in the School of Cancer Sciences.

Ben leads an active research group in the field of cancer immunology and immunotherapy, with a focus on understanding immune receptor recognition. His recent work focuses on novel tumour antigens and unconventional T cell function, particularly ...