Discovery Award Interview Panel

This panel interviews candidates shortlisted for Wellcome Discovery Awards.

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

Members 

Professor Roland Fleming (co-Chair)

Justus Liebig University Giessen, Germany

Professor Jeremy Greene (co-Chair)

Johns Hopkins University, USA

Professor Cathryn Lewis (co-Chair)

King's College London

Dr Lori Passmore (co-Chair)

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Professor Pamela Andanda

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Professor Caesar Atuire

University of Ghana, Ghana

Professor Lisa Baraitser

Birkbeck, University of London

Professor Naama Barkai

Weizmann Institute of Science

Professor Duncan Bassett

Imperial College London

Professor Ali Brivanlou

The Rockefeller University, USA

Professor Elizabeth Buffalo

University of Washington, USA

Dr Tineke Cantaert

Pasteur Institute in Cambodia, Cambodia

Dr Luiz Pedro Carvalho

University of Florida Scripps Institute for Biomedical Innovation and Technology

Professor Victoria Chapman

University of Nottingham

Professor Patricia Daley

University of Oxford

Professor Keertan Dheda

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Professor Manel Esteller

Josep Carreras Leukaemia Research Institute

Dr Cassandra Extavour

Harvard University, USA

Dr Segun Fatumo

MRC Uganda at London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr Susanne Ferber

University of Toronto, Canada

Professor Lisa Goodrich

Harvard University, USA

Professor Neil Henderson

University of Edinburgh

Professor Matthew Higgins

University of Oxford

Dr Julia Hornberger

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Professor Ruth Hunter

Queen's University Belfast

Dr Vilma Irazola

Institute for Clinical Effectiveness and Health Policy, Argentina

Professor Marjo-Riitta Jarvelin

Imperial College London

Professor Punam Mangtani

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr Helen McNeill

Washington University in St Louis, USA

Professor Dame Anne Mills

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Professor Daniel Mucida

The Rockefeller University, USA

Professor Marko Nardini

University of Durham

Professor Simon Newstead

University of Oxford

Professor Donal O'Carroll

University of Edinburgh

Professor Karen Oegema

University of California, San Diego, USA

Professor Klaus Okkenhaug

University of Cambridge

Professor Pavan Ramdya

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr Jessica Reinisch

Birkbeck, University of London

Dr Alexander Sigal

Africa Health Research Institute, South Africa

Professor Barry Smith

School of Advanced Study

Professor Jaclyn Smith

University of Manchester

Dr Silke Stertz

University of Zurich, Switzerland

Dr Karen Throsby

University of Leeds

Professor Iva Tolic

Ruđer Bošković Institute

Dr Moritz Treeck

Gulbenkian Foundation

Professor Helle Ulrich

Institute of Molecular Biology, Mainz

Professor Carola Vinuesa

The Francis Crick Institute

Dr Thomas Wollert

Institut Pasteur, France

Professor Philip Woodman

University of Manchester

Dr Fitnat Yildiz

University of California, Santa Cruz

Managers 

Zoe Broomfield

Team Manager, Funding Management

Wellcome Trust

Iksha Limbu

Funding Manager

Wellcome Trust

Sheilagh Molloy

Team Manager, Funding Management

Wellcome Trust

Helen Thompson

Team Manager, Funding Management

Wellcome Trust

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