Research Committees


Research Committee C

Genes, development and STEM approaches to biology

Committee C will consider generic STEM approaches to biology. Specific applications will be considered by the committee providing the appropriate biological context.

For research topics covered by each research committee and to apply for funding visit our Responsive mode research grants and Guidance for applicants pages.

Core members

  • Professor Nicola Gray – University of Edinburgh (Chair)
  • Professor Richard Emes – University of Nottingham (Deputy Chair)
  • Professor Lorna Harries – University of Exeter (Deputy Chair)
  • Dr Nazif Alic – University College London
  • Professor Thorsten Allers – University of Nottingham
  • Professor Ruth Baker – University of Oxford
  • Professor Rainer Breitling – The University of Manchester
  • Dr Alessia Buscaino – University of Kent
  • Professor Divya Chari – Keele University
  • Professor Shaun Cowley – University of Leicester
  • Dr Gabriela da Silva Xavier – University of Birmingham
  • Professor Federica Di Palma – University of East Anglia
  • Dr Nicholas Evans – University of Southampton
  • Professor Corinne Houart – King’s College London
  • Professor Andrzej Kierzek – Simcyp Limited
  • Professor Majlinda Lako – Newcastle University
  • Dr Stuart MacNeill – University of St Andrews
  • Dr Ezio Rosato – University of Leicester
  • Professor Mick Watson – University of Edinburgh
  • Dr Martyn Winn – Science and Technology Facilities Council

For a list of members who attended the last three meetings visit committee and panel – outcomes.

Meeting dates


  • 12-13 February
  • 22-23 May
  • 25-26 September


  • 13-14 February
  • 23-24 May
  • 19-20 September


Research Committee C


Last updated: 31 March 2022

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