The Team

Dr Kate Ellacott

Associate Professor

Dr Craig Beall

Senior Lecturer

Dr Paul Weightman Potter

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr Ana Miguel Cruz

Postdoctoral Researcher

Katie Partridge

PhD Student

Jiping Zhang

PhD Student

Asmaa Alkhalidi

PhD Student

Wyn Firth

PhD student

Katherine Pye

Research Technician



Dr Josie Robb

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Nicole Morrissey

PhD Student

Dr Alastair MacDonald

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Valentina Abba

Placement student

Ellacott Team

  • Dr. Nadia Hammad - MRC funded research technician

  • Dr. Lydia Hanna - MRC funded postdoc

  • Dr Hannah Smithers - Postdoctoral Research Associate

Beall Team

  • Valentina Abba - Placement student ()

  • Alice Pink - Final year U/G student (2019-2020)

  • Daria Shevtsova - Final year U/G student (2019-2020)

  • Kealan Jones - Final year U/G student (2018-2019

  • Alice Crocker - Final year U/G student (2018-2019)

  • Dr. Benjamin Hall - PhD student (2015-2020)

  • Dr Lisa Logie - PhD student (University of Dundee; 2015-2018)

  • Julia Vlachaki Walker - Research technician (2013-2018)

  • Chloe Tredgett - Professional Training Year placement student - 2017-2018)

  • Dr. Yasaman Malekizadeh - JDRF funded postdoc (2017-2018)

  • Brittannie Willis - BSN funded summer studentship (2019)

  • ​Ellie Davis, summer intern (2018)

  • Brenda Vescance Caroprese - Physiological Society funded summer student (2017)

  • Magdalena Kowalska; Alzheimer's Society funded summer studentship (2017)

  • Brad Hoskin Final year U/G student (2017-18)

  • Khalid Bukhashem, Final year U/G student (2017-18)

  • William Casasola, Final year U/G student (2017-18)

  • Jade Shoulder, associate researcher

  • Dr Ashley Nicholls - Research Assistant (2015)

  • Amrinder Malhi - BSN funded summer studentship (2015)

  • Dr Amy Cameron - visiting postdoctoral research fellow; Society for Endocrinology; 2015-16)

  • Jennie Gabriel - SfE funded summer student; 2014, University of Dundee).

Twitter Feeds

Dr Craig Beall: @Craig_Beall

Dr Kate Ellacott: @NeuroEndo_Ex

Dr Paul Weightman Potter: @PaulWP_

Dr Ana Miguel Cruz: @AnaMiguelCruz

Dr Josie Robb:

Dr Alastair MacDonald: @ajmacdonald93

Nicole Morrissey: @NAMorrissey

Katie Partridge: @Partridge2019

Background and header pictures credit: Nicole Morrissey - Presence of astrocytes indicated by GFAP immunoreactivity (red) in the mouse cortex.