The Blow Lab:

CR-UK Chromosome Replication Research Group

Julian Blow

FRSE FMedSci

Tel: (+44)-1382-385797

Fax: (+44)-1382-388072

e-mail: j.j.blow@dundee.ac.uk

Current Position

Professor of Chromosome Maintenance, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee

Dean, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee


Previous Positions

Director of Research, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (2015 - 2016)

Dean of Research, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (2014 - 2015)

Director, Centre for Gene Regulation & Expression, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (2012 -2014)

Associate Dean of Research, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (2010 - 2012)

Deputy Director, Wellcome Trust Centre for Gene Regulation & Expression, College of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (2008 -2012)

Deputy Head of Division of Gene Regulation and Expression, School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee (1998 - 2008)

Reader, Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee (2000 - 2001)

Senior Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, University of Dundee (1997 - 2000)

Senior Scientist, DNA Replication Control Laboratory, ICRF Clare Hall Laboratories (1996 - 1997).

Research Scientist, DNA Replication Control Laboratory, ICRF Clare Hall Laboratories (1991 - 1996).

Post-doctoral Fellow, ICRF Cell Cycle Group (lab head: Prof. Paul Nurse), University of Oxford (1988 - 1991).

Post-doctoral Fellow, CRC Molecular Embryology Research Group (lab head: Prof. Ronald Laskey), University of Cambridge (1987 - 1988).


Education

PhD. Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge, (1984 - 1987). Supervisor: Prof. R.A. Laskey.

Edinburgh University Medical School (1980 - 1984). BSc. Honours Class 1 in Pathology.


Awards and Fellowships

Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences (elected 2012)

Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh (elected 2002)

Member of the European Molecular Biology Organization (elected 1999)

Member of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine (from 1997)

Honorary Reader, University College London (1997)

British Association for Cancer Research / Zeneca "Young Scientist of the Year" 1996

Lister Institute Jenner-Centenary Research Fellow (1991 - 1996)

Junior Research Fellow, Trinity College, Cambridge (1987 - 1992)

Beit Memorial Junior Research Fellow (1987 - 1989)

Other things I like:


Hill walking    


Beer -  Greene King      Wadworth      Isle of Skye     Fuller’s


Progressive rock -     Big Big Train   The Tangent    Guy Manning   Flower Kings    Yes    IQ  

                                    Steve Hackett   and  lots more.....