Niki Christopoulou is awarded a Darwin Trust PhD studentship!

  • Posted on: 8 April 2019
  • By: sglab

Our ERASMUS student Niki was recently awarded a Darwin Trust PhD studentship!
She will be joining the lab for four years, starting October 2019.

Her project involves understanding the role of RNA-binding proteins involved in antibiotic resistance in pathogenic bacteria.

Congratulations Niki!



Granneman lab welcomes Niki Christopoulou

  • Posted on: 1 October 2018
  • By: sglab

Niki Christopoulou will be in our lab for a few months to learn how to genetically manipulate pathogenic bacteria. She got an ERASMUS fellowship for her stay here in Edinburgh. The goal is to also teach her how to do CLIP/CRAC, should there be sufficient time.


UPDATE!!! She recently was awarded a Darwin Trust PhD fellowship to join our lab. Congratulations!


Granneman lab welcomes Ivayla and Tove

  • Posted on: 3 September 2018
  • By: sglab

Ivayla is a new post-doc in the lab who will be working on one of the most pathogenic strains we have in the lab. She is an expert in post-transcriptional modification and this is her first venture into microorganisms.

Tove, a Swedish MSc student in Synthetic Biology, will be manipulating yeast to develop new ways of making expression of exogenous genes more efficient in baker’s yeast.


Granneman lab has two post-doc positions available!!

  • Posted on: 7 February 2018
  • By: admin

We currently have two post-doc positions available (see Vacancies page) to work on RNA:RNA and protein-RNA interactions in prokaryotes!

If you have any experience in NGS or quantitative mass-spectrometry and are looking for a new post-doc position, please do not hesitate to contact Sander! (

Deadline for applications is 5th of March 2018.


UPDATE: Positions filled!