Molecular Basis of Cell Function Expert Review Group

This expert review group shortlists candidates for:

Its remit includes:

  • the fundamentals of gene expression (alternative splicing, imprinting, methylation, transcription, translation, DNA repair and DNA replication)
  • chromosome structure/biology and the fundamental biology of mitosis and meiosis
  • biochemistry
  • chemistry and chemical biology
  • biophysics
  • structural biology
  • proteomics
  • bioinformatics
  • mathematical modelling
  • nanotechnology.


Professor Jonathan Pines (Chair)

Institute of Cancer Research

Professor Imre Berger

University of Bristol

Professor Ulrike Eggert

King’s College London

Professor Nick Gilbert

University of Edinburgh

Professor Adele Marston

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh

Professor Eric Miska

University of Cambridge

Professor Joanna Morris

University of Birmingham

Dr Matthew Neale

University of Sussex

Professor Ewa Paluch

University of Cambridge

Professor Stefan Raunser

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Physiology, Germany

Professor Jernej Ule

The Francis Crick Institute

Professor Helen Walden

University of Glasgow

Professor Anne Willis

University of Cambridge


Helen Thompson

Genetics and Molecular Sciences Team Manager

Wellcome Trust


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