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Current lab members

Katy Boswell
PhD student (jointly with Dan Bose's group, School of Biosciences)

James Birch
PhD student (jointly with Ivana Barbaric group, School of Biosciences)

Fay Cooper

Role of enhancers in
development and disease

Cell competition and tumour initiation

hPSC-based cell therapy/
neural crest-axial progenitor biology

Sude Uyulgan

PhD student (jointly with Matt Towers' group, School of Biosciences)


Rotation student

In vitro modelling of early human
limb development

Anestis Tsakiridis
Group Leader 

Group photo (March 2024)

Alumni/next destinations

Tom Frith: PDRA (2017-2020)/Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellow, James Briscoe group (The Francis Crick Institute, London) 

Oliver Bower: Research Technician (2019-2020)/PhD student, Kathy Niakan group (The Francis Crick Institute, London

Bethany James: Research Technician (2019-2020)/PhD student 
Ivana Barbaric group (Centre for Stem Cell Biology,
University of Sheffield) 

Sophia Tarelli: Research Technician (2019-2020)/Higher Medical
Laboratory Assistant (NHS)

Larissa Butler: Research Assistant (2021)/Research scientist 
(Charles Rivers)

Celine Souilhol: Research assistant/lab Manager (2020-2021)/Senior technical specialist (Biomolecular Sciences Research Centre, Sheffield Hallam University)

Matt Wind: PhD student (2017-2021), PDRA (2020-2021)/Deputy General Manager (NHS)

Brittany Ellis: Research Technician (2021-2022)/PhD student, Tatyana Shelkovnikova group (Sheffield Institute for
Translational Neuroscience)

Rebecca Lea: PDRA (2022-2023)/PDRA, Ivana Barbaric group (Centre for Stem Cell Biology,University of Sheffield) 

Ingrid Maricel Saldana Guerrero: PhD student/PDRA (2018-2023) /Research Scientist (Stem Cell Technologies)

Antigoni Gogolou: Erasmus student/PhD student/PDRA(2018-2023)/Travelling the world

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