Group Members

These are the current group members. See also a list of our collaborators.

Professor Pedro Mendes
Principal Investigator
all projects
Dr. Jigneshkumar Parmar
Research Associate
Iron metabolism

Alumni

ex-PhD students

  1. Simon Mitchell, PhD student from 2010-2013 (Thesis title A computational model of iron metabolism), currently at UCLA.
  2. Jie Yang, PhD student from 2009 to 2012 (Thesis title Prediction of combination efficacy in cancer therapy). Currently at the University of Exeter.
  3. Mark Walsh, PhD student from 2009 to 2012 (Thesis title Quantitation and sensitivity analysis of the pheromone response pathway).
  4. Ed Kent, PhD student from 2009 to 2012 (Thesis title Sensitivity analysis of biochemical systems using high-throughput computing).
  5. Holly Summersgill, PhD student from 2009 to 2012 (Thesis title Understanding the role of zinc in IL-1β production).
  6. Avraam Tapinos, PhD student from 2008 to 2012 (Thesis title Time series data mining in systems biology).
  7. Natalie Stanford, PhD student from 2008 to 2011 (Thesis title Towards a full genome-scale model of yeast metabolism). Currently in the University of Manchester (Goble group).
  8. Olusegun Oshota, PhD student from 2008 to 2011 (Thesis title A systems biology approach to the production of biotechnological products through systematic in silico studies).
  9. Ben Small, PhD student from 2008 to 2011 (Thesis title The chemical and computational biology of inflammation).
  10. Steve Checkley, PhD student from 2008 to 2011 (Thesis title Engineering tunable gene circuits in yeast). Currently at AstraZeneca.
  11. Hui Cheng, PhD student from 2004 to 2010 (Thesis title Data integration and visualization for systems biology data). Now at the National Institutes of Health.
  12. Revonda Pokrzywa, PhD student from 2004 to 2009 (Thesis title Systems biology in an imperfect world: Modeling biological systems with incomplete information). Currently at Boston University.
  13. Diogo Camacho, PhD student from 2003 to 2007 (Thesis title In silico cell biology and biochemistry: a systems biology approach). Currently at Pfizer, Inc.
  14. Wei Sha, PhD student from 2002 to 2006 (Thesis title Microarray data analysis methods and their applications to gene expression data analysis for Saccharomyces cerevisiae under oxidative stress). Currently Assistant Professor at University of North Carolina, Charlotte.
  15. Alberto de la Fuente, PhD student from 2000 to 2006 (thesis title Deciphering living networks. Perturbation strategies for functional genomics). Currently Head of Department of Biomathematics and Bioinformatics, Leibniz-Institute for Farm Animal Biology, Dummerstorf, Germany

ex-Postdocs

  • Dr. Paul Dobson, currently at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, UK
  • Dr. Ettore Murabito, currently at the University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr. Peyman Zarrineh, currently at the University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr. Neil Swainston, currently at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, UK
  • Dr. Kieran Smallbone
  • Dr. Pierre Millard, Currently an INRA researcher at INSA-Toulouse
  • Prof. Joseph O. Dada, Currently Professor at Afe Babalola University, Nigeria
  • Dr. Jürgen Pahle, currently Group Leader at the University of Heidelberg, Germany
  • Dr. Cate Winder, currently at the University of Birmingham, UK
  • Dr. Hanan Messiha, currently at the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology, UK
  • Dr. Ed Kent
  • Dr. Ben Small, currently at SimSip
  • Dr. Stefan Hoops, currently Group Leader at the Virginia Bioinformatics Institute, USA
  • Dr. Brian Klahn
  • Dr. Duncan Hull, currently at the School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK
  • Dr. Karin Lanthaler
  • Dr. Ana M. Martins, currently at the American University of Sarjah, UAE
  • Dr. Baharat Mehrotra
  • Dr. Adaoha Ihekwaba, currently at the Institute for Food Research
  • Dr. Saroj Mohapatra, currently at the National Institute of Biomedical Genomics, Kalyani, India
  • Dr. Dianjing Guo, currently Professor in the Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
  • Dr. Dinjung Chen