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 Dora E Angelaki

New York University, USA

Professor Lisa Baraitser

Birkbeck, University of London

Professor Deanna Barch

Washington University in St Louis, USA

Professor Ali Brivanlou

The Rockefeller University, USA

Professor Marianne Bronner

California Institute of Technology, USA

Professor Marc Buhler

Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Switzerland

Dr Tineke Cantaert

Pasteur Institute in Cambodia, Cambodia

Professor Emilie Cloatre

University of Kent

Professor Patricia Daley

University of Oxford

Professor Keertan Dheda

London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr John Diffley

The Francis Crick Institute

Professor Azra Ghani

Imperial College London

Professor Sophie Hambleton

Newcastle University

Professor Neil Henderson

University of Edinburgh

Dr Julia Hornberger

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Professor Crick Lund

King's College London

Professor Mark Lythgoe

University College London

Professor Mala Maini

University College London

Professor Valerie Mizrahi

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Dr Sophie Moore

King's College London

Professor Jeremy Mottram

University of York

Professor Simon Newstead

University of Oxford

Professor Jane Norman

University of Bristol

Professor Graham Ogg

University of Oxford

Professor Tracy Palmer

Newcastle University

Professor KJ Patel

University of Oxford

Professor Jordan Raff

University of Oxford

Professor Pavan Ramdya

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Dr Jessica Reinisch

Birkbeck, University of London

Professor Caetano Reis e Sousa

The Francis Crick Institute

Dr Jill Richardson

Discovery Research MRL UK, MSD

Professor Linda Richter

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa

Dr Katherine Roche

National Institutes of Health, USA

Professor Carmen Sandi

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Blanche Schwappach

Georg-August-Universitat Gottingen, Germany

Professor Barry Smith

School of Advanced Study

Professor Jaclyn Smith

University of Manchester

Dr Karen Throsby

University of Leeds

Professor Martin Tobin

University of Leicester

Dr Martin Turner

Babraham Institute

Professor Ellie Tzima

University of Oxford

Dr Sridhar Venkatapuram

King's College London

Dr Jean-Paul Vincent

The Francis Crick Institute

Professor Tor Wager

Dartmouth College, USA

Managers 

Zoe Broomfield

Team Manager, Funding Management

Wellcome Trust

Marcelina Gilka

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].