For general enquiries to the Protein Production Facility, please email Protein@leeds.ac.uk. The Facility is located in Astbury 9.103, with the facility office Astbury 9.108f.
Dr Brian Jackson
I trained as a Molecular Microbiologist, gaining my PhD in 2007 from the University of East Anglia. I have extensive experience in recombinant DNA and recombinant protein technologies, including the expression of archaeal, bacterial, mammalian and viral proteins. As the Facility Manager, I am the first point of contact for new users of the facility. For more information please see my full staff webpage.
Dr Fatima Nadat
I gained my PhD in Molecular Microbiology and Immunology in 2018 from the University of Leeds. My current role as the Research Technician in the Protein Production Facility involves a variety of techniques including cloning, protein purification and protein analysis. For more information please see my full staff webpage
Mrs Laura Wilkinson Hewitt (currently on maternity leave)
I graduated with a BSc and MBiol in Zoology from Leeds in 2015. As facility technician, I liaise with users of the facility to provide assistance and training, and perform appropriate techniques and protocols e.g. SDS-PAGE, western blotting, cloning, cell culture, vector design and protein purification. I assist with the day-to-day running of the facility, maintenance of lab equipment and upkeep of biological stocks. For more information please see my full staff webpage.