Key words – DNA synthesis, repair, recombination and replication; RNA transcription, processing, translation, localisation and stability; genomics; chromosomes structure and dynamics; non-coding RNA; nucleic acid binding proteins; mutation; gene expression; epigenetics

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Mark Coldwell (Chair)

University of Southampton, UK

Keywords: gene expression, mRNA translation, initiation codon selection, eukaryotic translation initiation factors 

Panagiotis Filippakopoulos

University of Oxford, UK

Keywords: Structural biology, biophysics, epigenetics, transcription, signaling, small molecule inhibition 

David Grainger

University of Birmingham, UK

Keywords: Bacterial molecular genetics

Josana Rodriguez

Newcastle University

Keywords: Developmental biology, cell polarity, asymmetric cell division, cytoskeletal organisation, protein targeting

Catherine Jopling

University of Nottingham, UK

Keywords: RNA, microRNA, hepatitis C virus, translation, long noncoding RNA


Cameron Osborne

King’s College London, UK

Keywords: genome organisation, transcription, nuclear architecture, gene regulation, chromatin 

Emma Hargreaves

University of Kent, UK 

Keywords: translation, elongation, mRNA, gene expression, biotechnology, recombinant protein production

Josep Forment

AstraZeneca, UK

Keywords: Oncology, DNA replication, DNA repair, DNA damage response, cell cycle