This theme is focused on understanding how cells and organisms develop, and how this is regulated on a cellular level.

Major Areas of Existing Expertise and Excellence
  • Cell and signalling biology
  • Developmental biology
  • Epigenetics
  • Neuroscience
  • Nutrition
  • Plant science
  • Regenerative medicine
  • Fundamental aspects and mechanisms of disease
Industrial Links
  • Medical devices and technologies
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Precision medicine / diagnostic tools
SULSA Scientific Advisors

University of Aberdeen

Professor Lynda Erskine and Professor Iain McEwan (Theme Lead)

University of Dundee

Professor Victoria Cowling

University of Edinburgh

Dr Steven Spoel
Dr Alistair McCormick
Dr Joe Rainger

Edinburgh Napier University

Professor Mick Rae

University of Glasgow

Professor Andrew Tobin

Glasgow Caledonian University

Dr Patricia Martin

Heriot-Watt University

Dr Euan Brown

Robert Gordon University

Dr Giovanna Bermano

University of Strathclyde

Dr Shuzo Sakata

University of the West of Scotland

Dr Fiona Menzies