Fabianna Tennant

2022-01-07T14:59:14+00:00

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Fabianna Tennant | ApconiX

Fabianna Tennant

Fabianna is a recent graduate of the University of Manchester, where she gained a first-class BSc honours degree in Biochemistry with a one-year placement at the Skeletal Diseases Lab, The University of L’Aquila, L’Aquila, Italy.  She was awarded the University of Manchester J.P. Dancer Prize for the highest final year project score and the Biological Sciences Poster Prize by The University of L’Aquila Department of Biotechnological and Applied Clinical Sciences.  Fabianna brings her diverse research experience is looking forward to learning all about target safety assessments and ion channel screening.

Dr James Sidaway | ApconiX
James Sidaway
Dr Helen Garside | ApconiX
Helen Garside
Professor Ruth Roberts
Ruth Roberts

Magali-Anne Maizieres

2022-01-07T15:10:31+00:00

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Magali-Anne Maizieres | ApconiX

Magali-Anne Maizieres

MSc

Magali is an electrophysiologist and gained 3 years’ laboratory experience in both manual and automated patch-clamp at Sanofi.  After completing a BSc in Life Sciences form the University Pierre and Marie Curies in Paris and BSc in Biotechnologies from the University Paris Descartes, Magali gained a Master’s degree in Health Technologies from the University of Bordeaux. Magali subsequently joined Horizon Discovery, gaining experience in engineering cell lines, and then Cambridge University as a RA in neuroscience.   Magali joined ApconiX to indulge her love of patch-clamp and her passion for ion channels and electrophysiology.

Michael Morton | Director | ApconiX
Michael Morton
Karen Jones | Ion Channel Screening | ApconiX
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Ion Channel Screening

Nicholas Coltman

2022-01-07T15:11:04+00:00

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Nicholas Coltman | ApconiX

Nicholas Coltman

PhD

Nic recently completed his PhD in in vitro pre-clinical toxicological research (hepatotoxicity, genotoxicity, advanced in vitro models) through a BBSRC iCASE Scholarship with Sygnature Discovery Ltd at the University of Birmingham.  Before this, Nic gained a master’s degree in molecular mechanistic toxicology and a post graduate certificate in advanced research methods and skills before gaining invaluable industry experience first at Envigo and then at Sygnature Discovery.  A creative a skilled scientific professional, Nic brings innovative new thinking to the team, alongside a solid knowledge of molecular and mechanistic toxicology.

Dr James Sidaway | ApconiX
James Sidaway
Dr Helen Garside | ApconiX
Helen Garside
Professor Ruth Roberts
Ruth Roberts

Peter Cotton

2021-12-15T13:31:33+00:00

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Peter Cotton | ApconiX

Peter Cotton

Peter is an expert clinical pathologist specialist with over 30 years of experience in big pharma.  Until recently Peter was the Chairperson of the Association for Comparative Clinical Pathology and associate editor of the Journal for Comparative Clinical Pathology.  Keeping up the tradition of many of the ApconiX team, Peter is a lecturer on the MSc Toxicology courses at the University of Birmingham and the University of Surrey.  With an excellent understanding of non-clinical study design and interpretation, Pete can propose solutions in response to complex data sets to ensure good outcomes.

Marie Cumberbatch | Toxicologist | ApconiX
Marie Cumberbatch
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Jane Stewart
Robert Wallis | Toxicologist | ApconiX
Rob Wallis

Hannah Jennings

2022-01-04T15:11:48+00:00

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Hannah Jennings

ApconiX welcomes Hannah Jennings for a years’ Internship, joining the team working in our ion channel laboratory. A Biochemistry graduate from the University of Liverpool, with a MSc in Advanced Biological Sciences, Hannah carried out two research projects in tissue culture and cell signalling, with the Institute of Ageing and Chronic Disease at the University of Liverpool. A creative research scientist, Hannah is looking forward to working in the dynamic environment of ApconiX and learning more about ion channels and cell culture.

Michael Morton | Director | ApconiX
Mike Morton
Dr Kimberly Rockley | ApconiX
Kimberly Rockley
Karen Jones | Ion Channel Screening | ApconiX
Karen Jones

Pauline Garner

2021-10-07T12:12:25+01:00

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Pauline Garner | ApconiX

Pauline Garner

Pauline is an experienced Genetic Toxicologist with over 24 years in non-clinical safety at a medium-sized CRO. Specialising in Programme Management for the last 9 years, Pauline combines a passion for science and pharmaceutical development, with the knowledge of project and commercial needs.  Pauline has a strong reputation in communication and an eye for detail.  She particularly enjoys building enduring customer relationships to support optimum delivery of non-clinical safety programmes.

Guy Healing | Study Monitor | ApconiX
Guy Healing
Ian Slater | Study Monitor | ApconiX
Ian Slater
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Study Monitoring

Emily Johnson

2021-07-10T09:15:23+01:00

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Emily Johnson | Ion Channels | ApconiX

Emily Johnson

PhD

After completing her BSc Neuroscience (1st class, Hons), Emily studied the role of T-type Ca2+ channels in proliferative cardiovascular disease for her PhD (University of Leeds). Having cemented a love for electrophysiology, she spent 5 years working as a post-doctoral Research Fellow, utilising her expertise with patch-clamp electrophysiology, optogenetics and 2-photon Ca2+ imaging, to address novel Neuroscience research questions.  A natural problem solver and collaborative researcher, Emily has a tenacious attitude useful for acquiring high-quality, reproducible data.

Michael Morton | Director | ApconiX
Michael Morton
Karen Jones | Ion Channel Screening | ApconiX
Karen Jones
Dr Kimberly Rockley | ApconiX
Kimberly Rockley

Helen Garside

2021-11-03T14:17:11+00:00

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Dr Helen Garside | ApconiX

Helen Garside

PhD

Helen has over 10 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry focused on predictive and mechanistic toxicology.  She has expertise in early project toxicology gained through roles in discovery safety and safety pharmacology, supporting projects across multiple therapy areas. Helen has a passion for collaborative working and applying the latest technology to toxicology.

Professor Ruth Roberts
Ruth Roberts
Dr James Sidaway | ApconiX
James Sidaway
Target Safety Assessments
Target Safety Assessments

Louisa Lake

2021-07-08T14:28:33+01:00

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Louisa Lake | Admin and Finance | ApconiX

Louisa Lake

Louisa has worked for over 18 years in a customer facing role.  A natural relationship builder, Louisa is process driven, communicative, supportive, and thorough.  She is a great addition to the expanding ApconiX team.

Julie Knight | Finance Manager | ApconiX
Julie Knight
Olivia Turner | ApconiX
Olivia Turner
William O'Brien | Finance Advisor | ApconiX
William O’Brien

Sean Hammond

2021-09-29T11:41:46+01:00

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Dr Sean Hammond | TSA | ApconiX

Sean Hammond

PhD

Sean holds a PhD in immuno-pharmacology from the University of Liverpool, focused on developing experimental and conceptual means to address T-cell mediated hypersensitivity reactions. He has long-standing links with drug safety research at Liverpool; having received the Syngenta prize for Pharmacology at degree level, and maintains an academic profile. He has several publications focused on the immuno-toxicological aspects of small molecular weight compounds and immune-checkpoint inhibitors. Sean particularly values integrating the approaches of inter-disciplinary experts in order to drive knowledge-based decision-making in drug development projects from inception to clinical delivery.

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Professor Ruth Roberts | Director | ApconiX
Ruth Roberts
Dr Kimberly Rockley | ApconiX
Kimberly Rockley
Phumzile Sikakana | Target Safety Assessments | ApconiX
Phumzile Sikakana