Basic Science Interview Committee

This committee interviews candidates shortlisted for Sir Henry Wellcome Postdoctoral Fellowships and Research Career Re-entry Fellowships.

Members are listed below. Additional experts will join the panel as necessary.


Professor Chris McCabe (Chair)

University of Birmingham

Professor Morgan Alexander

University of Nottingham

Professor Helen Arthur

Newcastle University

Professor Hilary Ashe

University of Manchester

Professor Zafar Bashir

University of Bristol

Dr Eileen Gentleman

King's College London

Dr Lindsay Hall

Quadram Institute

Dr Ian Humphreys

Cardiff University

Professor Rob Klose

University of Oxford

Dr Nuala McGrath

University of Southampton

Professor Caroline Relton

University of Bristol

Professor Blanca Rodriguez

University of Oxford

Dr Bénédicte Sanson

University of Cambridge

Professor Daan Van Aalten

University of Dundee

Professor Steve Williams

King's College London


Jaime Townend

Grants Adviser, Genetics and Molecular Sciences

Wellcome Trust


We expect members to comply with our Conflict of Interest Policy [PDF 137KB].