Dr Stephen Sikkink
|Location||Room H39, Richmond Building|
|Department||School of Chemistry and Biosciences|
Research Interests (key words only)
Oxidative stress and anti-oxidant systems; Skin and hair follicle pigmentation; Ageing processes
Teaching and Supervisory Responsibilities
Line manager for CSS research technicians
Undergraduate project supervisor (BSc)
Postgraduate project supervisor (MSc and PhD)
Line manager to research technicians working on projects sponsored by Industry
Mr. Richard Baker
Miss Rachael Sutherland-Sedman
B.Sc. Applied Biology with Honours, Sunderland University
M.Phil. Molecular Genetics of Non-Melanoma Skin Cancer, Newcastle University
Ph.D. Genetic Pathology of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer, Liverpool University
Experimental Officer in Centre for Skin Sciences
General Research Areas
Developing novel technical insights and benefits for skin and skin appendages using translational research. Previous research experience in cell-signaling pathways in skin (particularly psoriasis) and protein function/interactions in multiple cell types.
Outline of Research
Conducting and developing laboratory based assays to investigate the effects of bioactive compounds on skin and its appendages including hair follicles.
Investigating the biology of skin and hair follicles in response to genetic, biological and environmental factors.