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People

Academics

Dr. Avinash Patil

Research Fellow
Office: E202
Tel: 01173 317215

Dr. Mei Li

Research Fellow
Office: E208
Tel: 0044 117 92 87659

Associated Academics

Dr. Sean Davis

Senior Lecturer
Office: E201
Tel: 0044 117 92 89929

Postdoctoral Researchers

Dr. Ananya Mishra

  • ananya.mishra@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Working towards coupling systems chemistry with protocells.

 

 

 

Dr. Sun Rui

  • rui.sun@bristol.ac.uk

 

 

 

Dr. Zhuping Yin

  • ko18697@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Silk-based Protocell Model and Proteinsome Trapping and Patterning in Acoustic Field.

 

Dr. Rohit Varshney

  • rohit.varshney@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Constructing dynamic protocells via microfluidics.

 

Dr. Jie Li

  • pr22007@bristol.ac.uk

 

 

 

 

Postgraduate Students

Huan Ma

4th Year PhD

  • huan.ma@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Hybrid protocells based microreactors for sustainable manufacturing.

 

Yu Zhao

3rd Year PhD

  • yu.zhao@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Synthetic organic cages as a route to the membrane engineering of artificial cells.

 

Gift Wejchapan

2nd Year PhD

  • kw16128@bristol.ac.uk

 

Donglei Wang

2nd Year PhD

  • lc22216@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Cytomimetic modelling based on polyphenol-based protocells.

 

 

Ze Rong

1st Year PhD

  • ze.rong@bristol.ac.uk

 

Jinbo Zhang

1st Year PhD

  • uw23847@bristol.ac.uk

 

Yousuf Al Lawati

1st Year PhD

  • ur23352@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Design and construction of programmable catalytic microreactors for environmental remediation

 

Visiting Scientists

Dr. Qianrui Lyu

  • q.lyu@bristol.ac.uk

Research: Functional materials combined with protocells.

Chinese-Mann group reunion, Beijing 2014

 

Chinese-Mann group reunion, Beijing 2014
Alumni
Name Position Dates Moved on to…
Hannah Taylor PhD 2019-2023 London
Can Xu PostDoc 2017-2022 Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Ning Gao PostDoc 2018-2023 Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Haiyang Jia PostDoc 2020-2022 Beijing Institute of Technology, China
Qizhi Zhong PostDoc 2021-2022 University Of Melbourne, Australia
Wei Li PostDoc 2019-2022 China
Xinlong Fan PostDoc 2019-2022 China
Rafael Moreno Tortolero PhD 2018-2022 EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellow, University of Bristol, UK
Ella Carter PhD 2018-2022 UK
Aina Rebasa Vallverdu PhD 2017-2021
Mary Jenkinson-Finch PhD 2017-2021 BBSRC, UK
Patrick Pesche PhD 2017-2021 Germany
Iuliia Myrgorodska PostDoc 2018-2021 AstraZeneca, UK
Jianbo Liu PostDoc 2017-2020 Hunan University, China
Liangfei Tian PostDoc 2014-2019 Zhejiang University, China
Pavan Kumar PostDoc 2014-2019 India
Noha Abu El Magd PhD 2015-2019 UK
Joanna Sparks PhD 2015-2019 UK
Pierangelo Gobbo PostDoc 2016-2019 University of Bristol, UK
Maddy Nichols PhD 2015-2018 Spin Up Science, UK
Nicolas Martin PostDoc 2014-2018 Institut de Chimie de la Matière Condensée de Bordeaux, France
Johnathan Furze PhD 2014-2018 ChemLabS Bristol, UK
Sam Briggs PhD 2014-2018 Australia
Nicolette Moreau PhD 2014-2018 University of Bristol, UK
Matt Mulvee PhD 2014-2018 PostDoc, Durham University, UK
Richard Carter PhD 2014-2018 Computer Science Consultant, UK
Monika Jakimowicz PhD 2014-2018
Dr Yan Qiao Postdoc 2014-2017 Institute of Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences, China
Richard Booth PhD 2014-2017 La Universidad de Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Thomas Farrugia PhD 2014-2017 Beta Bug Ltd, London, UK
Laura Rodriquez Arco Marie-Curie Fellow 2015-2017 UCL, UK
Hongjing Dou Marie-Curie Fellow 2015-2017 Shanghai Jiao Univeristy, China
Alicja Dziecol PhD 2013-2017 IN-PART, Sheffield, UK
Madeleine Burke PhD 2013-2016 Cancer Research UK
T-Y Dora Tang Postdoc 2011-2016 Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Germany
Khrongkhwan Aoei Akkarachaneeyakorn PhD 2012-2015 Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand
Kamendra Sharma Postdoc 2011-2015 Indian Institute of Technology Mombay Powai, Mumbai, India
James Armstrong PhD and Postdoc 2011-2015 Imperial College London
James Fothergill PhD 2011-2015 CLI Management Consultants
Jason Yixiong Zhang PhD 2010-2014 China
Matt England PhD 2010-2014 Japan
Ravinash Krishna Kumar PhD & Postdoc 2009-2014 Oxford University
Alex Brogan PhD & Postdoc 2008-2014 Imperial College, London
Xin Huang Marie-Curie Fellow 2012-2014 Harbin Institute of Technology, China
Tomi Nissenen PhD 2010-2014 Hong Kong, China
Joe Harris PhD 2010-2014 Germany
Rohaida Che Hak PhD 2010-2014 Scientist, Malaysian Nuclear Agency
David Williams PhD &Postdoc 2009-2014 Swansea University, UK
Sam Olof PhD 2009-2013 post doc Oxford, UK
Mike Thomas PhD 2009-2013 post doc Imperial College, U
Nina McGrath PhD 2009-2013 Switzerland
Noor Haida Kaus PhD 2009-2012 Lecturer, Universiti Sains Malaysia
David Green PhD 2009-2012 postdoc, University of Leeds, UK
Ben Masheder PhD & Postdoc 2009-2012 Bristol, UK
Jessica Martin PhD 2007-2011 Teacher, Wells Cathedral School, Durham, UK
Elizabeth Lambert PhD 2007-2011 Patent Attorney at Mewburn Ellis LLP, Bristol, UK
Jane Fletcher PhD 2007-2011 Teaching, Spain
Jemma Vickery PhD 2006-2009 Pachem Distribution Inc, Canada
Lauren Hails PhD & Postdoc 2006-2009 postdoc, Ontario, Canada
Zoe Schnepp PhD 2006-2009 Birmingham Fellow, University of Birmingham, UK
Vicky Swinerd PhD 2005-2009 University of Bristol, UK
Hongtao Guo PhD 2005-2009 China
Surachei Thachepan PhD 2004-2007 Lecturer, Kasetsart Uni, Thailand
Lisa Megraw PhD 2004-2008 Medical research technician
Stewart Holmstrom PhD 2004-2008 Consultant at The Digital Consultancy, London, UK
Kensuke Aoki PhD 2004-2006 Asahi Kasei, Japan
Keith Bromley PhD & Postdoc 2003-2007 Postdoc, University of Edinburgh , UK
Kris Perkins PhD 2003-2007 Scientist, Elan, Ireland
Ding Ma Postdoc 2003-2005 Professor, Peking University, China
Laetitiia Vielle Postdoc 2003-2004 CNRS, France
Alex Kulak Postdoc 2003-2008 University of Leeds, UK
Lin Shan MSc 2003-2004 Ireland
Jill Meadows PhD 2002-2005 Postdoc, University of Manchester, UK
Rosanna Gonzalez-McQuire PhD 2002-2005 Freelance Scientific Copy Editor at BioMed Central, Greece
Chulanapa Viravaida PhD 2002-2005 Accountancy, Bristol
Katja Rhodes Master 2001-2003 Patent office, Switzerland
Andy Collins PhD & Postdoc 2001-2011 Industrial fellow BCFN, University of Bristol, UK
Cedric Boissiere Postdoc 2001-2002 CNRS, Paris, France
Eswaramoorthy Muthusamy Postdoc 2001-2004 Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, India
Karen Edler Postdoc 2000 Reader, Department of Chemistry, Univ of Bath
Charlotte Peet PhD 2000-2004 postdoc Holland
Christopher Johnson PhD 2000-2004 Research Fellow at Imperial College London, UK
Ingrid Leveque PhD 2000-2003 Cephalon Inc, Paris, France
Sajanikumari Sadasivan PhD 2000-2003 Scientist at Sasol, Kirkcaldy, UK
Eric Dujardin Postdoc 2000-2003 CNRS, Toulouse, France
Annela Seddon PhD 1999-2002 Research Fellow, University of Bristol, UK
Sebastien Vaucher Postdoc 1999-2001 EMPA, Switzerland
Michael Breulmann Postdoc 1998-1999 BASF, Germany
Deepa Khushalani Postdoc 1998-2000 Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai, INDIA
Simon Hall PhD 1997-2004 Senior Lecturer, University of Bristol, UK
Baojian Zhang PhD 1997-2001
Benedicte Lebeau Postdoc 1997-2000 Lecturer, CNRS, Mulhouse, France
Eric Mayes PhD 1996-1998 Nanomagnetics
Christabel Fowler PhD 1996-2000 GSK, UK
Dominic Walsh PhD & Postdoc 1995-2005 Senior Researcher, University of Bath, UK
Wayne Shenton PhD 1995-1998 Australia
Nicola Whilton PhD 1994-1998 Unilever, UK
Trevor Douglas postdoc 1992-1994 Professor, Montana State University, USA
Kim Wong postdoc 1993-2000 Nanomagnetics, Oxford Science Park, UK
Harish Patel PhD & postdoc 1993-1997 SME
Steve Sims PhD 1993-1997 Unilever
Sandi Burkett postdoc 1993-1997 Lecturer at MIT, then Amherst College
Jeremy Hopwood PhD 1992-1996 Senior Lecturer, University of Huddersfield, UK
Joanne Kingston MSc 1992-1993 Voluntary work
Doug Archibald postdoc 1990-1993 Penn State University, USA
Fiona Meldrum PhD 1989-1992 Professor, University of Leeds, UK
Jon Didymus PhD & postdoc 1989-1993 alternative medicine practioner, UK
Nick Reeves PhD 1989-1993 NYU, UEA
Sundara Rajam PhD 1988-1991 teaching
Brigid Heywood postdoc 1988-1995 Professor, Keele University
Vanessa Wade PhD 1986-1991 Princess Elizabeth Hospital, UK
Nicholas H C Sparks postdoc 1986-1989 SRUC, ASRC, Ayr, UK

Visiting scientists

Name Position Dates Moved on to…
Jiawei Tao visiting student 2019-2020 Shanghai Jiaotong University, China
Yin Wang visiting academic 2018-2019 Ningbo University, China
Jinxuan Cao visiting academic 2018-2019 Ningbo University, China
Xiaoyan Zhang visiting academic 2015-2016 Zhenjiang, China
Vera. R. Leopolodo Constantino visiting academic 2015-2016 Sao Paulo University, Brazil
Amanda de Menezes Costa visiting student 2016 Sao Paulo University, Brazil
Jianbo Liu visiting academic 2015-2016 Hunan University, Changsha, China
Elisane Longhinotti visiting academic 2014-2015 Universidade Federal do Ceara, Brazil
Shiyong Sun visiting academic 2014-2015 Southwest University of Science and Technology (Mianyang, China)
Shengjie Wang visiting academic 2014-2015 China University of Petroleum (Qingdao, China)
Zhiming Liu visiting academic 2014-2015
Dinghua Yu visiting academic 2013-2014 Nanjing Tech University, China
Chengli Huo visiting student 2013-2014 Central South Uni, Changsha, China
KangleLv visiting scientist 2011-2012 South-Central Uni, Wuhan, China
Min Luo visiting scientist 2011-2012 Ningxia Univ, Yingchuan, China
Ye Shang visiting scientist 2011-2012 Jilin Univ, China
Qili Tang visiting student 2010-2011 Sineo Microwave Chemistry Technology Co., LTD. Shanghai, China
Jyotirmayee Dash visiting scientist 2010 India
Weixin Zhang visiting scientist 2009-2010 Professor Hefei University of Technology, China
Jun Wang visiting scientist 2009-2010 Professor Northeastern University, China
XiaoXiao Yu visiting student 2009-2010 Ministry of Science and Technology of China
Biru Hu visiting scientist 2009-2010 Nat. Univ. of Defence Techn, China
Shengwei Liu visiting student 2008-2009 Wuhu Uni. of Technology, China
Zhiming Liu visiting student 2008-2009 Nat. Uni Defence Tech., Changsha, China
Mina Guli visiting student 2008-2009 North China Electric Power University, China
Huaming Yang visiting scientist 2008-2009 Professor Central South Uni.,Changsha, China
Shogo Koga visiting scientist 2008-2010 Mitsubshi Chemicals, Japan
Jianfang Wang visiting scientist 2007-2008 Nat. Uni Defence Tech., Changsha, China
Young Chul-Lee visiting student KAIST, S. Korea
Jiale Huang visiting student 2007-2008 Xiamen Uni, China
Jiaguo Yu visiting scientist 2005-2006 Professor Wuhan University of Technology, China
Barbara Palazzo visiting student Bologna University
Beatrice Camarota visiting student University of Turin, Italy
Masahiro OKADA postdoc fellow Osaka, Japan
Steffi Geist visiting student Ulm, Germany
Fabienne Bosselmann visiting student Duisberg, Germany
Ilida visiting student Madrid, Spain
A. Hozumi visiting scientist Japan
Cheewita Suwanchawalit visiting student Prince Songkla Uni, Thailand
Farid Khan visiting scientist 2008-2009 Dr H. S. Gour University, Sagar, India
Manuel Neumeier visiting student Univ. Duisberg-Essen, Germany
Philipp Pollheimer visiting scientist Linz, Austria
Andres Galvan visiting student Mexico
Yan Xing visiting scientist 2003-2005 Professor Northeast Normal University
Masahiro Kishida postdoc fellow 2002-2003 Lecturer, Kyushu University, Japan
Chiya Numako postdoc fellow 2002-2003 Osaka University, Japan
Mitsu Iwasaki visiting scientist Lecturer, Kinki, Japan
Wataru Ogasawara postdoc fellow 2000-2002 Nagaoka Univ Technol, Japan
Catherine J. Murphy visiting professor 2000 Professor , University of South Carolina
Yasushi Suetsugu visiting scientist SRF, NIMS, Japan
Laura Arcelli visiting student Perugia, Italy
Hitoshi Shindo visiting professor 2000-2001 Professor, Chuo University, Japan
Toshiyuki Ikoma postdoc fellow SRF, NIMS, Japan
Fumiaki Miyaji postdoc fellow 1997-1998 Lecturer, Shimane University, Japan
Hiroaki Wakayama visiting scientist Toyota, Japan
Elisa Boanini visiting scientist Bologna University
Fran Newby school student BSc Chemistry Cambridge