UCL Faculty of Life Sciences


LMCB alumni

The excellent training in research and translational skills acquired at the LMCB has led many of our alumni to hold faculty positions in the UK or abroad.

Others are employed in leadership roles within industry, scientific publishing, and science policy. Notable alumni include:

  • Natalie Franc (Group Leader, The Scripps Institute, USA)
  • Yasuyuki Fujita (Group Leader, Institute of Genetic Medicine, Hokkaido, Japan) 
  • Yukiko Goda (Group Leader, Riken Brain Science Insitute, Japan)
  • Gillian Griffiths FRS (Director CIMR, Cambridge, UK)
  • Alan Hall FRS (Chair of Cell Biology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, USA)
  • Adrian Harwood (Co-Director of the Neuroscience and Mental Health Research Institute, School of Biosciences, Cardiff, UK)
  • Robert Insall (Group Leader, Beatson Institute for Cancer Research, UK)
  • Kate Nobes (Head of School of Biochemistry, University of Bristol, UK)

Where do our alumni go? We have tracked next destinations of our student, postdoc and group leader cohorts over the last 20 years:
154      Academia
55        Industry (e.g. biotech, drug discovery)
38        Science-related roles (e.g. clinical, patent law, science communications, government agencies, teaching)
19        Non-science related roles (e.g. business, freelancing)