Our research spans from biophysical mechanism to molecular behaviour in organisms to discover how proteins and lipids control rearrangements of the actin cytoskeleton.


  • February 2018:

    We bid farewell to Claire (joint postdoc with the Lilley lab in Biochemistry) who is taking a position in Greg Hannon’s lab, and Ben who will pursue new opportunities and adventures in his native France. Good luck to both of them!

  • January 2018:

    Vasja gives an invited workflow talk on image analysis of filopodia at the NEUBIAS Bioimage Analysis Community Conference in Szeged, Hungary

    Here’s what twitter had to say…
    Alex linking our github: link
    Dave’s first attempt: link
    Dave finds the help dialog: link
    Vasja strikes a pose: link

    We are now in the top 5% of Altmetric research scores! link

  • December 2017:

    Congratulations to Helen for successfully defending her PhD thesis! photos

  • September 2017:

    Jenny presents our latest endocytosis work at the EMBO Endocytic Trafficking and Signaling Conference in Serock, Poland.

    Helen submits her PhD thesis and we welcome Bishara who joins the lab as a postdoctoral researcher!

  • August 2017:

    Champagne bottles are popping as Vasja’s paper, and Fred and Jonathan’s paper are accepted into the Journal of Cell Biology!

  • July 2017:

    We bid farewell to Vasja, and wish him the best of luck for his Science to Data Science course in London this summer!