Reporter 416, 9 March 1998


Major new research grants and contracts awarded October - December 1997

RESEARCH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Professor P J Guillou, Professor A F Markham

£477,199 from Johnson & Johnson Medical Ltd

'Wound healing and tissue repair'

CHEMISTRY

Professor G Beddard

£387,323 from the EPSRC

'Femtosecond chemistry of elementary biological processes'

RESEARCH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Professor P Selby

£325,000 from the Imperial Cancer Research Fund

'Grant for ICRF Cancer Medicine Research Unit

CHEMISTRY

Professor A Johnson

£202,981 from Lhasa UK

'Extension to Lhasa UK project'

RESEARCH SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Dr L Pieri

£200,489 from Leeds Community Mental Health Services Trust

'Yorkshire Centre for eating disorders'

HUMAN BIOLOGY

Professor J Trinick

£188,814 from the Wellcome Trust

'Molecular origins of muscle elasticity'

BIOCHEMISTRY AND MOLECULAR BIOLOGY

Dr A Baker

£166,604 from the BBSRC

'Identification and characterisation of key genes and mutants in fatty acid breakdown during seed germination'

PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY

Dr A M Hillas, Dr H J Rose

£164,164 from the PPARC

'Improved TeV observations of AGN jets and supernova remnants'

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