1983-1986 Natural Sciences, King's College, University of Cambridge
1986-1990 DPhil in Developmental Biology, Dept of Zoology, University of Oxford
1992- 1994 SERC Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF, San Francisco
1994-1995 Boyer Postdoctoral Fellow, Dept of Biochemistry and Biophysics, UCSF San Francisco
1996-2000 Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellow, University of Edinburgh
2000-2002 Lister Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh
2002-2007 Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow and Chair of Cell Biology, Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh
2007-2012 Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow and Chair of Cell Biology, Dept of Biochemistry, University of Oxford.
Light microscopy, RNA biology, developmental genetics, cell biology.
Advanced light microscopy, RNA biology.
Using advanced light microscopy methods, genetics, molecular biology, structural biology and bioinformatics to study the molecular mechanism of mRNA transport and anchoring in Drosophila oocytes and neurons.
Rock climbing, mountaineering and photography.
Married with three children.