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Durham Centre for Bioimaging Technology


From School of Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Carrie Ambler - Expertise in imaging mammalian cells and tissues, cell-cell interactions, regulation of skin stem cells, signalling.
Martin Goldberg - Expertise in scanning and transmission electron microscopy, light microscopy, nucleo-cytoplasmic transport, membrane trafficking
Tim Hawkins (Deputy Director) - Expertise in biological application of advanced light microscopy, plant cell biology, cytoskeleton; dynamics, organization and accessory proteins.
Patrick Hussey (Director) - Expertise in plant cell biology, imaging and cell signalling
Iakowos Karakesisoglou - Expertise in imaging mammalian cytoskeleton, nuclear envelope and nucleoplasm. Embryonic stem cells, aging, genome instability and tissue and organ formation.
Stefan Przyborski - Expertise in animal cell biology, development and commercialisation of technologies to enhance cell growth and function in vitro.
Roy Quinlan - Expertise in chaperones, cytoskeleton, biophysics of intermediate filaments; lens transparency and function.
Christine Richardson - Expertise in scanning and transmission electron microscopy, light microscopy.
David Weinkove - Expertise in C. elegans biology, cell signalling, ageing and interactions with E. coli. Whole organism live imaging

From Department of Chemistry

Lars-Olof Palsson - Expertise in optical microscopy and spectroscopy, functionalised optical probes for sensing in biological systems.
David Parker FRS - Expertise in probe design and mechanisms of action
John Sanderson - Expertise in novel labelled amphiphiles (e.g. lipids); protein labelling for microscopy. Labelled synthetic vesicles on all size scales as model membranes.
J.A. Gareth Williams - Expertise design, synthesis and photophysical characterisation of new metal-containing luminescent probes; development time-resolved emission imaging microscopy (TREM) and time-gated elimination of background fluorescence

From Department of Physics

John Girkin - Expertise in development of novel optical microscopes, especially non-linear imaging, optical sectioning microscopy and adaptive optics for image correction.
Gordon Love - Expertise in imaging and adaptive optics. Optical physicist

School of Engineering and Computing Sciences

Boguslaw Obara - Expertise in development and application of new image analysis and processing technologies

Department of Mathematical Sciences

Bernard Piette - Expertise in mathematical and physical modelling of biological systems

Industrial Partners

Jennifer Marsh, Micheal Flagler & Matthew Erman (Proctor & Gamble)