People

Our research is all about teamwork - both within the group and through collaborations. We have no firm views on required skills, we are a group of people from lots of backgrounds, both geographically and scientifically. 
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Philipp Kukura
Philipp Kukura

Principal Investigator

Favourite pub: The library
Favourite place: Cafe orient
Favourite lab kit: Ball driver

Jan Becker
Jan Becker

Postdoc

Favourite beer: Krug Bräu
Favourite holiday: Climbing
Fav. Thorlabs treat: Gummi bears

Samuel Tusk
Samuel Tusk

Postdoc

Favourite lab kit: label printer
Favourite system: Flagellar motor
Favourite venue: ISIS farmhouse

Eric Foley
Eric Foley

PhD Student

Favourite pub: Gardener's Arms
Favourite molecule: Triptycene
Favourite destination: Japan

Sabine Huth-Rauschenbach
Sabine Huth-Rauschenbach

Personal Assistant

Favourite food: Aglio Olio
Favourite scientist: Darwin
Favourite destination: Wales

Manish Kushwah
Manish Kushwah

Postdoc

Favourite pub: The Perch
Favourite molecule: F0/F1 ATPase

Seham Helmi
Seham Helmi

Postdoc

Favourite destination: Italy
Favourite molecule: Caffeine
Favourite movie: Casablanca

Jack Peters
Jack Peters

PhD Student

Favourite pub: King's Arms
Favourite restaurant: Spiced Roots
Favourite destination: Japan

Emanuel Pfitzner
Emanuel Pfitzner

Postdoc

Favourite molecule: F0/F1 ATPase
Favourite Pub: Turf Tavern
Favourite aggregate: Snow

Roi Asor
Roi Asor

Postdoc

Favourite pub: Victoria Arms
Favourite molecule: Caffeine
Favourite destination: Paris

Stephen Thorpe
Stephen Thorpe

Postdoc

Favourite scientist: Cavendish
Favourite food: BBQ Ribs
Favourite movie: Shawshank

Kishwar Iqbal
Kishwar Iqbal

PhD Student

Favourite pub: Oxford Retreat
Favourite food: Ramen
Favourite optomechanic: Iris

Past members

PDRAs - and their first/current stop

Dr Adar Sonn-Segev: Refeyn, Oxford

Dr Nikolas Hundt: LMU Munich

Dr Maria Lebedeva: Radley College, UK

Dr Joanna Andrecka: Refeyn, Oxford

Dr Jooyoung Sung: DGIST, Korea

Dr Jongmin Lim: Korea Basic Science Institute

Dr Alex Duarte: ICFO Barcelona

Dr Torsten Wende: Greateyes, Berlin

Dr Alex Duarte: ICFO Barcelona

Dr Alexander Weigel: Ultrafast Innovations, Munich

Dr Katelyn Spillane: King's College London

Dr Lars Meyer: BASF

DPhils - and their first/current stop

Lee Priest: Refeyn, Oxford

Fabian Soltermann: Canton Biologics, China

Anne Schuhmacher:  ATD Bio

Xuanhui Meng: Refeyn, Oxford

Adam Fineberg: NIH, USA

Gavin Young: Refeyn , Oxford

Daniel Cole: Refeyn, Oxford

Aleksandar Sebesta: Ultrafast Innovations, Munich 

Gabi de Wit: Calumino, Sydney

Jaime Ortega-Arroyo: ICFO Barcelona

Giovanni Bassolino: ETH Zurich

Matz Liebel: ICFO Barcelona