UCL Faculty of Life Sciences


In the news: Women and Girls in Science

To celebrate International Women's Day 2021 we're highlighting some of our brilliant staff at the Faculty of Life Sciences who have recently been featured in the news, spoke as podcasts guests and more.
Nadia Bukhari

Interview: Nadia Bukhari

Nadia Bukhari, Academic Pharmacist and Principal Teaching Fellow at UCL School of Pharmacy, is also a Global Pharmacy Ambassador for UCL.

Seirian Sumner

Research: Seirian Sumner

Seirian Sumner is Professor of Behavioural Ecology in the UCL Centre for Biodiversity and Environmental Research, in UCL Genetics, Evolution & Environment.

Ijeoma Uchegbu

Podcast: Ijeoma Uchegbu

Ijeoma Uchegbu is Professor of Pharmaceutical Nanoscience at the UCL School of Pharmacy and UCL’s Pro-Vice Provost for Africa and The Middle East.

Andrea Townsend-Nicholson

Interview: Andrea Townsend-Nicholson

Andrea Townsend-Nicholson is Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology within the Division of Biosciences at UCL. 

Stephanie Schorge

Talk: Stephanie Schorge

Stephanie Schorge is Professor of Translational Neuroscience from the Research Department of Pharmacology (UCL School of Pharmacy).

Sudaxshina Murdan

Podcast: Sudaxshina Murdan

Sudaxshina Murdan is Associate Professor at UCL School of Pharmacy and was a recent guest on the UCL Coronavirus podcast.

Jo Santini

Comment: Jo Santini

Jo Santini is a member of the Society and Professor of Microbiology and runs the Santini Lab, which focuses on research into metalloid metabolising microbes.

Kate Jones

Podcast: Kate Jones

Kate Jones is Chair of Ecology and Biodiversity at UCL, and working with UCL East on using the campus as a Living Lab.

Athena Akrami

Podcast: Athena Akrami

Athena Akrami is a Group Leader at the Sainsbury Wellcome Centre and was a recent guest on the Stories of Women in Neuroscience podcast.

Li Wei

Research: Prof Li Wei

Prof Li Wei is Professor of Pharmacoepidemiology and Drug Safety Research, at UCL School of Pharmacy. 

Sara Mole

Sara Mole

Sara Mole is Professor of Molecular Cell Biology,  Group Leader at the UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology  GOS ICH Head of Section for Inborn Errors of Metabolism and Provost's Envoy for Gender Equality.

Yanlan Mao

Yanlan Mao

Yanlan Mao is an MRC Career Development Fellow and Group Leader at the UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology.

Sophie Acton

Sophie Acton

Sophie Acton is a CRUK Career Development Fellow and Group Leader at the UCL MRC Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology.