Dr Mark R. Morgan

Principal Investigator – Research Group Leader
Institute of Systems, Molecular & Integrative Biology
Tel: [+44](0)151-795-4992 (Office)
Twitter: @M_MorganLab


Lab Members

KateWolanskaCropBWDr Katarzyna Wolanska

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Project: Understanding angiogenesis: Analysis of heterodimer-specific integrin signalling networks and functions


Horacio1BWCropDr Horacio Maldonado

Postdoctoral Research Associate

Project: Regulation of pro-invasive receptor crosstalk mechanisms in HER2-positive breast cancer


AdamsGeorge_CropBWAdams George

PhD Student (BBSRC) – iCASE Partner Cell Guidance Systems

Project: Stem Cell Adhesome: Deciphering the Role of Distinct Integrin Signalling Networks in Regulating Stem Cell Behaviour


Tahera-Alnassfan-2_BWTahera Alnassfan

PhD Student

Project: Role of α4β1 in Pathogenesis of Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia – Insights From the Adhesome


TheanoKyriakou2_BWTheano Kyriakou

PhD Student (MRC) – iCASE Partner Galecto

Project: Targeting lung fibrosis: Dissecting molecular crosstalk mechanisms driving disease pathogenesis and therapeutic response


Emily Cubitt_CropBWEmily Cubitt

PhD Student (BBSRC) – iCASE Partner Galecto

Project: Dissecting receptor crosstalk mechanisms that co-ordinate wound healing and drive scar formation


MeganRigby_BWMegan Rigby

PhD Student (BBSRC)

Project: Ubiquitylation Dynamics in Adhesion Complexes: Impact on Cell Migration and the Transcriptional Landscape



joanna-thomasBWJoanna Thomas

PhD Student (Wellcome Trust)

Project: Exploring Integrin and Growth Factor Receptor Crosstalk Mechanisms

Next Move: Postdoc positions with Kandice Tanner and MIchael Gottesman at NIH


HeatherSwift_CropBWHeather Swift

PhD Student (NWCR)

Project: Optimising NK cell cytotoxicity and infiltration of the tumour microenvironment for successful adoptive immunotherapy in cancer

Next Move: Research Scientist at Immetacyte Ltd / Cellular Therapeutics Ltd


DanielNewmanCropBW3Daniel Newman

PhD Student (Wellcome Trust)

Project: Investigating the Composition of Integrin Adhesion Complexes in 3-Dimensional Matrices

Next Move: Postdoc position in Phil Woodman’s lab at the University of Manchester


CarolineSproatCropBWHonorary Member – Caroline Sproat

PhD Student (Barts Cancer Institute) / Minion / Interloper

Project: Investigating Integrin αVβ6 Activation Status in breast cancer

Next Move: Research Scientist in CRUK Grand Challenges Rosetta Team performing & developing Imaging Mass Cytometry approaches


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Local Collaborators

Prof Ian Prior

Institute of Translational Medicine

Dr Janine Coombes

Institute of Infection and Global Health

Dr Tobias Zech

Institute of Translational Medicine