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Denise Barrault, MSc, PhD - Executive Director
Dr Denise Barrault was appointed Executive Director of SULSA in August 2010. In this position, she implements SULSA’s strategy across the six member Universities in Scotland.During her PhD, Denise studied insect antibacterial peptides and their role in Onchocerca spp. transmission in Simuliids at IRAD in Cameroon and at the University of Keele. Denise then started her career at Life Technologies as a team leader in the special oligonucleotides production laboratory, where she developed and optimised novel production and purification methods. Denise went on to do postdoctoral studies at the Institute for Immunology and Infection Research (IIIR) at the University of Edinburgh in Andrew Knight’s laboratory, studying antigen presentation in B cells. Moving back to industry Denise joined Lab901 Ltd., the Scottish based microfluidics and laboratory automation company that developed ScreenTape®, when it was a fledgling start-up (Lab901 is now owned by Agilent Technologies). At Lab901, Denise was a Product Manager and was responsible for ensuring that ScreenTape® products went from concept to market with the customer in mind.
Now reporting to SULSA’s Director: Prof. Andrew Hopkins, Denise is responsible for the overall management and promotion of SULSA. She maintains and develops SULSA’s graduate programme, and establishes new interactions and collaborations with industry. Denise is keen to expand SULSA’s leading role in fostering scientific excellence and innovation in the life sciences in Scotland by sharing tactical vision, expertise and resources. By enhancing the competitive edge Scotland has in the life sciences and building strong and productive links between industry and academia SULSA will increase the derived economic and health benefits.
Denise is a member on the skills, collaborations and scientific collaborations work-streams of Scottish Enterprise’s Life Sciences Advisory Board (LiSAB) and a member of Chemical Sciences ScotlandIndustrial Biology Development Group.
To contact Denise, email denise.barrault[a]sulsa.ac.uk, or phone +44(0)131 651 9061
Janette Moore – Senior Administrator
Janette supports the Translational Biology theme, coordinates SULSA finances, and was the organiser of the SULSA Symposium and International Advisory Board meetings in 2009, 2010 and 2011. Janette also manages SULSA’s studentships.
To contact Janette, email email@example.com, or phone +44 (0)1382 384 232
Matthew Ross - Administrator
Matthew has responsibility for supporting the Cell Biology and Systems Biology themes, the Facilities Management Committee, and is the organiser of the 2012 SULSA Symposium. Matthew is involved in some of the administration of the SULSA BioSKAPE scheme, maintains the SULSA website, and coordinates SULSA communications through the Bulletin, Twitter stream, printed materials, and other marketing activities & other SULSA events.
To contact Matthew, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone +44(0)131 651 9066
If you are not sure which member of the team to contact, email email@example.com or telephone +44(0) 131 651 9066
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