Dr Diane Lees Murdock

Senior Lecturer

School
School of Biomedical Sciences
Research Institute
Biomedical Sciences Research Institute
Campus
Coleraine campus
Telephone
+44 28 7012 3166
Email
dj.lees@ulster.ac.uk
Location
Room W1085
Cromore Road
Coleraine
Co. Londonderry
BT52 1SA

Research Interests

Investigating epigenetic regulation in normal development and disease e.g. osteoarthritis and hypertension. Particular focus is on the role of DNA methyltransferase enzymes in carrying out faithful transmission of the DNA methylation pattern and their contribution to onset and pathology of disease.

Investigating the influence of environmental factors such as nutrients and xenobiotics on DNA methylation maintenance and reprogramming.

Teaching interests

Diane obtained a Postgraduate Certificate in Higher Education Practice and has been a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority since 2008.

She designed and leads the innovative online Postgraduate Diploma Stem Cell Biology programme which was developed with BBSRC Modular Training for Industry funding. For full details of this course see our prospectus page

Administrative roles

Deputy Chairperson for the Royal Society of Biology, N. Ireland Branch
Chair of the judging panel of the Undergraduate Awards Life Sciences section

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