Science Interview Panel

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


Professor Gordon Brown (co-Chair)

University of Aberdeen

Professor Brigid Hogan (co-Chair)

Duke University, USA

Professor Judith Kimble (co-Chair)

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

Professor Jane Norman (co-Chair)

University of Bristol

Professor Judi Allen

University of Manchester

Professor Dora Angelaki

Baylor College of Medicine, USA

Professor Wiebke Arlt

University of Birmingham

Professor Deanna Barch

Washington University in St Louis, USA

Professor Buzz Baum

University College London

Professor Peter Becker

Ludwig-Maximillians Universität, Germany

Professor Judith Breuer

University College London

Professor Marianne Bronner

California Institute of Technology

Professor Marc Bühler

University of Basel, Switzerland

Professor Matthew Burton

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

Professor Tom Clandinin

Stanford University, USA

Dr John Diffley

The Francis Crick Institute

Professor Daniel Durocher

The Lunenfeld-Tannenbaum Research Institute, Canada

Professor Sadaf Farooqi

University of Cambridge

Professor Roland Fleming

University of Giessen, Germany

Professor Asha George

University of the Western Cape

Professor Azra Ghani

Imperial College London

Professor Sophie Hambleton

Newcastle University

Professor Cathryn Lewis

King’s College London

Professor Ronan Lyons

Swansea University

Professor Mark Lythgoe

University College London

Professor Matthias Marti

University of Glasgow

Professor Andrew McMahon

University of Southern California, USA

Professor Valerie Mizrahi

University of Cape Town, South Africa

Professor Jeremy Mottram

University of York

Professor Graham Ogg

University of Oxford

Professor Tracy Palmer

University of Dundee

Dr Lori Passmore

MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology

Professor Christopher Ponting

University of Edinburgh

Professor Jordan Raff

University of Oxford

Dr Jill Richardson

Discovery Research MRL UK, MSD

Professor Linda Richter

University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Dr Katherine Roche

National Institutes of Health, USA

Professor Carmen Sandi

École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland

Professor Blanche Schwappach

University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

Professor Peter Stockley

University of Leeds

Professor Rajesh Thakker

University of Oxford

Professor Martin Tobin

University of Leicester

Dr Martin Turner

Babraham Institute

Dr Jean-Paul Vincent

The Francis Crick Institute

Professor Tor Wager

University of Colorado, USA

Dr Yixian Zheng

Carnegie Institution of Washington, USA


Lorraine Shepherd

Head of Grants Management

Wellcome Trust


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