Rob Turnbull

Direct Contact Details
Tel: 0116 229 7105
Email: ret28@leicester.ac.uk

Career

  • BSc Biochemistry, University of Leeds (2008-2011).
  • PhD Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester (2011-2015).
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, University of Leicester (2015-2016).
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester (2016- ).

Research Interests

  • Regulation of gene expression by HDAC repressor complexes.
  • The role of HDAC complexes in the cell cycle.
  • Exploring HDAC binding partners as targets for cancer treatment.
  • Regulation of actin (de)polymerisation by post-translationally modified cortactin and its role in cancer cell division and migration.

Experimental methods

  • Cell Biology: Fluorescent Confocal Microscopy, Bright Field Microscopy, Proximity Ligation Assay, Flow Cytometry, ELISA, Cell Culture, Transient Transfection, Aggregometry, EMARS.
  • Molecular Biology: Mutagenesis, PCR, RT-PCR, SDS-PAGE and Western Blotting, Protein Expression and Purification, Immunoprecipitation.
  • Structural Biology: X-ray Crystallography.

Collaborators

  • Dr Shaun Cowley and Dr Emma Kelsall, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester.
  • Professor Andrew Fry, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Leicester.

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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology

T: +44(0)116 229 7038
E: MolCellBiol@le.ac.uk

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