Previous Research Funding

As Principal Investigator or Co-PI

EPSRC Bridging the Gaps Awards £2020 (2017). Visiting scholar award from AMR grant awarded to Professor John King  et al. to support visit of Dr Faraimunashe Chirove (University of Kwazulu Natal) to University of Nottingham in January 2017.

EPSRC GCRF £47K (2016-17). Modelling the Spread of Antimicrobial Resistance in the Environment in China.

EPSRC Bridging the Gaps Awards £18K (2016). Geospatial modelling the spread of AMR in the environment. Pump Priming award from AMR grant awarded to Professor John King  et al.

EPSRC Bridging the Gaps Awards (2016) £950. Visiting scholar award from AMR grant awarded to Professor John King  et al. to support visit of Dr Joana Falcao-Salles (University of Groningen) to University of Nottingham in March 2016.

BBSRC Responsive Mode (2012-15) £400K. High throughput analysis of cell growth data from phenotype arrays. With Dr Theodore Kypraios, Dr Jon Hobman, Dr Helen West and Dr Chris Powell.

BBSRC DTA Award (2010-15). PhD scholarship in support of Richard Crossland.

BBSRC Responsive Mode (2011-14) £607K. Quantification of Promoter Activity using Lux Read-outs and Mathematical Models. With Dr Phil Hill (Nottingham) and Dr David Scott (Nottingham).

Birmingham / Nottingham Strategic Collaboration Fund (2013) £20K. Experimental analysis and modeling of occludin trafficking during epithelial polarization and wound healing. With Dr Josh Rappoport (Birmingham).

BBSRC / JST Japan Partnering Award (2010-13) £23K. Diversification of transcriptional regulatory networks underlying the genetic variation of E. coli species. With Dr Jon Hobman (Nottingham), Prof Naotake Ogasawara (Nara), Prof Shigehiko Kanaya (Nara) and Prof Toru Tobe (Osaka).

EPSRC Research Development Fund (Jan-Apr 2012) £8699. Monte Carlo estimation of parameters for large data biological data sets using graphical processing units. With Theodore Kypraios (University of Nottingham) in support of Dorota Herman as named researcher.

SABMiller MRes Studentship (2011-12) £13K. Mathematical/Computational Analysis of Phenotype Responses of Brewers’ Yeast. Scholarship in support of Matthias Gerstgrasser, supplemented by £13K from University of Nottingham.

Darwin Trust of Edinburgh (2008-11). PhD scholarship in support of Dorota Herman.

eScience Institute (2010-11) £58K. Theme 14: Modelling and Microbiology. With Dr Rosalind Allen (Edinburgh) and Dr Jamie Wood (York).

BBSRC Vacation Studentship (2010) £1500. Modelling biolog data. In support of Ewan Johnstone (Nottingham).

Nuffield Foundation Vacation Studentship (2009) £1400. Multiscale model of metal stress response. In support of James Brown (Birmingham).

Darwin Trust of Edinburgh (2008-10). PhD scholarship in support of Rafik Salama.

BBSRC Vacation Studentship (2008) £1500. Stochastic model of RK2 operon. In support of Mohammad Ahmed (Birmingham).

BBSRC  MATSYB Network (2007-10) £81K. Stochastic Dynamic Models for Prokaryotic Gene Regulation (StoMP). With Dr Rosalind Allen (Edinburgh) and Dr Jamie Wood (York).

MRC / EPSRC Interdisciplinary Bridging Award (2007) £1500. For visit of DJS to laboratories of Prof Alun Lloyd, Prof Tim Elston and Prof Tom Kepler in NCSU, UNC and Duke, North Carolina.

BBSRC Targeted Studenstship in Bioinformatics (2006-9). Mathematical Model of  E coli Acid Stress Response System. With Dr Pete Lund (University of Birmingham).

MRC / EPSRC Interdisciplinary Bridging Award (2005) £4000. for visit of Dr Vin de Silva (previously Stanford University) to DJS’s laboratory.

BBSRC Strategic Studentdship (2005-8). Using Integrated Sequence and Expression Data for Operon Prediction in Bacteria. With Prof Charles Penn (University of Birmingham).

As Co-Investigator

EPSRC Bridging the Gaps Awards £10K (2016). The role of sheep in the transmission of AMR between farms and between environments. Pump Priming award with Sabine Totemeyer and others from AMR grant awarded to Professor John King  et al.

EU FP7 (2009-14) €4.5M. MEIOSYS: Systematic Analysis of Factors Controlling Meiotic Recombination in Higher Plants. With Dr Sue Armstrong (Birmingham) and 9 others.

BBSRC Responsive Mode (2006-11) £910K. xBASE: a bioinformatics resource for the AgriFood Bacteriology Community. With Prof.Mark Pallen (Birmingham).

BBSRC Research Equipment Infrastructure Initiative (2006-7) £108K. High Throughput Systems Biology Analysis, Modelling and Simulation of Large Biological Data Sets. With Dr Francesco Falciani and seven others (all University of Birmingham).

BBSRC Strategic Studentship (2005-8). Genetic and biochemical analysis of the role and regulation of stress responses in prokaryotes; modelling stress response networks. With Dr Pete Lund (University of Birmingham).

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