Wolfson Institute for Biomedical Research


Scanning electron micrograph of the dendrites of a cerebellar Purkinje cell - Hausser Lab


Molecular Nociception Group

The Molecular Nociception Group focuses on genetic approaches to understanding the biology of damage-sensing neurons (nociceptors), somatosensation, pain and touch.

wood lab group photo
Professor John Wood

Director Sensory Neurobiology

  • Dr Federico Iseppon (Research Fellow)
  • Rayan Haroun (Marie Curie Trainee - PhD)
Dr Jing Zhao

Co-Director Mechanistic Studies of Somatosensory Pathways

Dr James Cox

Co-Director Mammalian Sensory Genetics

Dr Andrei Okorokov

Transcriptional and post-transcriptional control of pain

Lab Manager

Sam Gossage