Recent Grants

 

  • Emanuele Paci and Co-I Bruce Turnbull (Chemistry)Leverhulme Trust studentship, Rational design of dynamic molecules for enhanced multivalent binding, (06/12/18) - £248,699
  • Richard Bayliss and Co-I Emanuele PaciBBSRC, ‘Helixswitch’, (06/12/18) - £881,614 (£640,001 to Leeds and £241,613 to collaborators at Kings College London)
  • Morgan HerodMRC 5-year Career Development Award Fellowship, Functions of Norovirus VP1: A multi-faceted capsid protein, (06/12/18) - £1,281,713
  • Beatrice Filippi, MRC 5-year Career Development Award Fellowship, Insulin Sensing in the Brain and the effects of Insulin resistance on metabolic behaviour, (06/12/18) - £1,220,695
  • Andrew Smith, John Colyer, Karen PorterHeart Research UK Grant, Detecting hidden biomarkers to investigate and diagnose diabetic vascular pathology, (29/11/18) - £114,992
  • Adrian Whitehouse (Co-I)The Academy of Medical Sciences, Newton Advanced Fellowship, (29/11/18) - £101,000
  • Simon WalkerThe Royal Society, Neuromuscular control and functional mechanics of flight initiation in insects, (22/11/18) - £152,325
  • Maria BegerNERC, Gradients of marine biodiversity and linkages with eDNA across the Wallacea region, (22/11/18) - £353,801
  • Scott Bowen, The Great British Sasakawa Foundtion, Collaboration with University of Kobe on oxygen exchange in the diaphragm and impact of ageing, (22/11/18) - £2,500
  • Steve Clapcote, Amanda Bretman, David Lewis and Elwyn Isaac, NC3Rs, Development of an invertebrate model of alternating hemiplegia of childhood, (15/11/18) - £90,000 
  • Julie Aspden and Juan Fontana, BBSRC, Function and structure of specialised ribosomes in the testis, (8/11/2018) £737,427
  • Paul Millner and the University of CambridgeCancer Research UK Early Detection Programme award, Epigenetic enrichment of circulating tumour DNA to enable deep profiling for cancer early detection, (18/10/18) - £34,781
  • Andrew Smith, Vas Ponnambalam, Mark Drinkhill, BHF, Identifying VEGFR roles in cardiac stem cell contribution to new vascular cell formation, (4/10/18) - £97,478
  • Lars Jeuken, BBSRC, Biohybrids for Solar Fuels: Whole-cell Photocatalysis by Non-Photosynthetic Organisms, (20/9/18) - £345,489 
  • Chris West, BBSRC, Improving germination performance through a mechanistic understanding of seed priming, (20/9/18) - £445,693
  • Nick Plant, Horizon 2020 EU Consortium Bid, Metabolic effects of Endocrine Disrupting chemicals: novel testing Methods and adverse outcome pathways - (20/9/18) - €5,980,408 (€401,031 to Leeds)
  • Nikita Gamper, Wellcome Trust Investigator Award, Peripheral gate in somatosensory system, (13/9/18) - £1,141,006
  • Chris Hassall, Liz Duncan, Bill Kunin, Robin Lovelace, Ryan Neeley III and University of Exeter, NERC, Dual-Polarisation Weather Radar for Advanced Monitoring of Aerial Biodiversity (BioDAR) - (13/9/18), £607,144
  • Lars Jeuken, BBSRC (Pathfinder), Hydrogenase biomembrane-modified anodes for hydrogen-oxygen fuel cells, (13/9/18), £10,657
  • Peter Stockley, BMA Foundation for Medical Research, Human Rhinovirus Assembly as a Novel Drug Target, (13/9/18), £49,102
  • Simon Goodman, US Marine Mammal Commission, Developing solutioins to the critical threat of bycatch in illegal fisheries for Caspian seals (Pusa caspica). (Jul 2018), £34,781
  • Andrew Macdonald, Stephen Griffin, colleague in FMH and University of Birmingham, MRC, HPV hikacking of the epidermal growth factor receptor via its oncogenic ion channel, the E5 viroporin: a new mechanism of virus-driven pathogenesis. (Jul 2018), £588,731
  • Mark Harris, MRC, Hepititis C virus genotypes 3 NS5A protein: resistance to direct acting antiviral agents and functional analysis. (Jul 2018), £543,552
  • Ioannis DelisPhysiological Society, Neural and behavioural mechanisms of active multisensory decision making. (Jul 2018), £10,000
  • Scott BowenPhysiological Society, Establishing an experimental model of skeletal muscle myopathy consequent to diabetic heart failure. (Jul 2018), £10,000
  • Steve Clapcote, Jamie JohnstonThe Dunhill Medical Trust, Effects of specific inhibition of PDE4B on age related cognitive decline’. (Jun 2018), £254,874
  • Adrian GoldmanMRC, Novel Fc mutants to co-opt or avert discrete FcgR functions in therapeutic antibody design’ . (Jun 2018), £98,627
  • Darren Tomlinson, Michelle Peckham, Megan WrightBBSRC, Direct labelling of proteins using Affirmer-conjugate warheads for imaging’ . (Jun 2018), £150,443
  • Simon WalkerRoyal Society, Extension to Research Fellowship. (Jun 2018), £337,601
  • Tom ThirkellN8 Agrifood, The genetic basis of mycorrhizal growth response in spring wheat. (Jun 2018), £14,870
  • Stephen Muench with Glaxo SmithKline & UCB CelltechBBSRC Industrial Partnership Award, The role of closely-associated lipids in membrane protein structure and function. (Apr 2018), £480,225
  • Steve ClapcoteBBSRC, Effects on specific inhibition of PDE4B on senescence-associated cognitive decline. (Apr 2018), £443,072
  • Helen MillerInnovate UK, Centre for Innovation Excellence in Livestock award. (Apr 2018), £999,960
  • Elisabetta Groppelli, David Rowlands & Stanley Lemon (University of North Carolina)Medical Research Foundation Fellowship, Elucidating the mechanism of hepatitits A virus initiation of infection. (Apr 2018), £293,494
  • Nikesh PatelMedical Research Foundation fellowship, In situ structural and mechanistic interrogation of dsDNA synthesis in Hepatitis B virus. (Apr 2018), £290,976
  • Graham Askew with colleagues in Hull and LiverpoolBBSRC, A new framework for computational biomechanical models and 3Rs in musculoskeletal research.. (Apr 2018), £150,498
  • Andrew Macdonald, Neil Ranson & Richard FosterKidney Research UK, Towards the development of entry inhibitors of BK polyomavirus to treat PVAN. (Apr 2018), £82,821
  • Jessica Kwok & Ralf RichterLeverhulme Trust, Biopolymer physics defines perineuronal net morphology and synapse formation. (Apr 2018), £298,273
  • Julie AspdenRoyal Society, Structure and function of neuronal specialised ribosomes. (Apr 2018), £20,000
  • Liz DuncanRoyal Society, Maternal control of early development in the non-model insect pest Acyrthosiphon pisun (pea aphid). (Mar 2018), £14,602
  • Alex O'Neill & Ryan SeipkeBBSRC, BBSRC NPRONET. (Feb 2018), £45,489
  • Jim DeucharsRoyal Society, Translational grant to develop a prototype transcutaneous vagal nerve simulator based on public and patient interaction. (Feb 2018), £16,300
  • Stefan Kepinski & Netta CohenLeverhulme Trust, Towards the formulation of a general theory of root gravitropism. (Feb 2018), £320,387
  • Lisa CollinsBBSRC, International Partnering Award. (Feb 2018), £49,950
  • Alison BakerBBSRC , International Partnering Award. (Feb 2018), £30,000
  • Nikita GamperBBSRC, International Partnering Award. (Feb 2018), £30,000
  • Lars JeukenBBSRC, International Partnering Award. (Feb 2018), £30,000
  • Scott BowenLeducq Foundation Grant, Mechanical Triggers to Programmed Cell Death in Cardiomyocytes and how to prevent their action in failing hearts.. (Feb 2018), £28,470
  • Jessica Kwok and Ronaldo IchiyamaInternational Spinal Research Trust, Oral Administration of a novel plasticity enhancer improves functional recovery after chronic spinal cord injury. (Feb 2018), £94,450
  • Alex O'NeillOxford Drug Design, Studies to elucidate the mechanism of action, resistance frequency and broader microbiological profile on novel tRNA synthetase inhibitors. (Jan 2018), £86,098
  • Dave Lewis and Colleagues in South AfricaHEFCE Global Challenge Research, Building capacity for pre-clinical research and drug discovery in South Africa: A continuing professional development course for research animal vets. (Jan 2018), £48,000
  • Sarah Calaghan, Ed White, John Colyer, Isuru JayasingheBHF, The caveolar coat complex as a mediator of mechano-sensation in the heart. (Jan 2018), £128,308
  • Christine Foyer and Alison BakerHEFCE GCRF Grant, Foster partnerships to optimise sustainable intercropping systems in African agriculture. (Jan 2018), £71,158
  • Alison Baker, Yun Yung Gong and Lindsay Stringer and ICRISAT IndiaHEFCE GCRF Grant, Workshop on "Plant Science for Food Security and Nutrition". (Jan 2018), £27,000
  • Graham Askew, Simon WalkerBBSRC, An integrated approach towards characterising the functional mechanics and energetics of insect flight muscles. (Jan 2018), £699,781
  • Jennifer TomlinsonRoyal Society, Dorothy Hodgkin Research Fellowship. (Jan 2018), £512,801
  • Alison DunnNERC, Biosecurity to Slow the spread of Invasive Species. (Dec 2017), £18,000
  • Jennifer TomlinsonRoyal Society-Research Fellows Enhancement Award, Understanding the role of allostery in antibiotic resistance. (Dec 2017), £94,681
  • Helen MillerAB AGri Grant, Additional funding. (Dec 2017), £73,600
  • Simon WalkerRoyal Society Enhancement Award, Imaging insect flight. (Dec 2017), £10,000
  • Carrie Ferguson, Bryan Taylor, Harry RossiterThe Physiological Society, Workshop: Cardiopulmonary exercise testing and interpretation. (Dec 2017), £7,392
  • Ralf RichterRoyal Society, Cell adhesion to soft substrates under flow - physical mechanisms of cell homing at the blood vessel wall. (Dec 2017), £6,000
  • Christine FoyerBritish Council Newton Fund, Trilateral workshop between UK, South Africa and Kenya. (Dec 2017), £49,840
  • Adrian Whitehouse and colleagues in School of Chemistry and University of LiverpoolMRC, Targeting the RNA helicase, UAP56. (Nov 2017), £622,319
  • Michelle Peckham, Neil RansomMRC, How do mutations in non-muscle myosin 2A cause bleeding disorders and other defects?. (Nov 2017), £495,159
  • Dave LewisBritish Council India, Developing and sustaining India's capacity for pre-clinical drug discovery. (Nov 2017), £22,540
  • Elton ZeqirajRoyal Society, Understanding the structure of glycogen synthase-glycogenin initiating complex during glucose storage and metabolism. (Nov 2017), £15,000
  • Hannah DugdaleRoyal Society, Isolation by distance in the cooperatively breeding acorn woodpecker. (Nov 2017), £15,000
  • Shaunna BurkeCancer Research UK Innovation Grant, Investigating the feasibility and acceptability of geocaching for promoting physical activity in childhood cancer patients and their families. (Nov 2017), £20,000
  • Alex O'Neill and colleagues in ChemistryBBSRC, Understanding antibiotic entry into bacteria. (Nov 2017), £431,865
  • Jessica KwokWings for Life, CSPG inhibition and spinal cord injury. (Nov 2017), £87,365
  • Tom BennettBBSRC, Pathways to neo-functionalization: the past and future of strigolactone signalling. (Oct 2017), £523,679
  • Neil Ranson, Darren TomlinsonBBSRC, Exploiting the power of heterologous expression in plants to discover new virus structure. (Oct 2017), £494,318
  • Nikita GamperBBSRC, Junctional multiprotein signalling complexes in sensory neurons. (Oct 2017), £490,426
  • Amanda Bretman and colleagues from UEANERC, Measure for measure: female responses to the social and sexual environment. Total award to Leeds £7,813. (Oct 2017), £430,886
  • Juan FontanaRosetrees Trust consumables grant, Understanding how Influenza virus enters cells to start an infection. (Oct 2017), £22,500
  • Helen MillerDSM Nutritional Products AG, effect of three levels of RONOZYME HiPhos on the performance, digestibility and bone strength of growing and finishing swine fed diets differing in the content of calcium and phosphorus. . (Sep 2017), £69,988
  • Neil Ranson, Juan Fontana, Mark Harris, Michelle Peckham, Ralf Richter, Peter Stockley, Patricija Van Oosten-Hawle and colleagues in Engineering, FMH and MAPSWellcome Trust Equipment Call, Bridging the gap between cell and structural biology at the University of Leeds. (Sep 2017), £418,000
  • Jamie JohnstonPhysiological Society, How does feeding state alter the representation of odours in the olfactory bulb?. (Sep 2017), £10,000
  • Frank Sobott, Adrian Goldman, Mark Harris, Andrew Macdonald, Stephen Muench, Sheena Radford and colleagues in FMH and MAPSWellcome Trust Equipment Call, Enabling novel research lines and building mass spectrometry capacity for structural biology and translational medicine. (Aug 2017), £415,000