Senior Group Leader
Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute, UK
After completing his PhD studies with Paul Nurse (ICRF) and Jerry Hyams (UCL), Iain held a 1 year training MRC fellowship with Paul Nurse in Oxford University before moving to Professor Mitsuhiro Yanagida’s lab in Kyoto University in 1988 on JSPS and HFSP fellowships. He returned to the UK in 1993 with a Cancer Research Campaign Return (CRC) Fellowship to establish a group in The University of Manchester. He continued to work in the School of Biological Sciences at The University of Manchester, with further CRC Fellowship support before moving to the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute in 2001.
In 1999 he was awarded the Human Frontier Science Program 10th Anniversary Medal and in 2001 was the recipient of the BSCB Hooke Medal. Iain is currently a Senior Group Leader at the CRUK MI. In 2009 he was elected to full membership of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO).