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Prof Jerry Turnbull BSc (Hons), PhD FRSB FRSC

Johnston Professor of Biochemistry Biochemistry & Systems Biology

    Teaching

    Biochemistry and Glycobiology

    Ist year: 5 Biochemical skills practicals and assessment (BIOL122) – I day each
    LIFE109 Key skills tutorial group (4 students)

    2nd year: LIFE 223 Key skills tutorial group (4 students)

    3rd year: LIFE 302 Genes & Cancer - 1 lecture
    LIFE 304 Signalling - 3 lectures
    LIFE306 Molecular Medicine – 3 lectures
    Hons research project supervision – typically 4 students per year (Oct-March).
    ANAT 312: lecture on AD and novel heparinoid drug discovery.

    Masters: Supervising MSc, MRes and MBioLSci student lab projects.

    Student mentoring: I enjoy advising students on their career planning. Recently 2 of my Hons project students have gained PhD places at prestigious overseas institutions (Cold Spring Harbor Labs and ETH Zurich).

    Biochemical Society – as Local Ambassador I organise events and lectures for the undergraduates, encourage career planning and attendance at Biochem Soc student events and courses, and promote interest in molecular biosciences.

    Modules for 2021-22

    Communication and Study Skills for the Life Sciences

    Module code: LIFE130

    Role: Teaching

    MRES RESEARCH PROJECT

    Module code: LIFE706

    Role: Teaching