Richard Marais#


Michael Huth
Email:richard.marais 'at' cruk.manchester.ac.uk
Membership Number:4132
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:rmarais
Homepage: http://www.cruk.manchester.ac.uk




Present and Previous Positions
  • 2014 – present Centre Co-Lead, CRUK Lung Cancer Centre of Excellence
  • 2014 – present Scientific Co-Director, Belfast-Manchester Movember Centre of Excellence
  • 2012 – present Director, CRUK Manchester Institute
  • 2012 – present Senior Group Leader, Molecular Oncology, CRUK Manchester Institute
  • 2011 – 2012 Division Head, Division of Cancer Biology, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • 2008 – 2011 Deputy Chair, Section of Cell and Molecular Biology, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • 2007 – 2012 Professor of Molecular Oncology, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • 1998 – 2012 Team Leader, Signal Transduction Team, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • 1993 – 1998 Independent Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Institute of Cancer Research, London
  • 1989 – 1992 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, under Dr Richard Treisman, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Melanoma
  • Cell signalling
  • BRAF/NRAS oncogenes
  • Tumour biology
  • Drug resistance
  • Personalised medicine
  • Tumour heterogeneity
  • Mouse models
  • Ultraviolet light
  • Tumour initiation

Honours and Awards
  • 2015 - 2020 ERC Advanced Grant, 'Elucidating the role of ultraviolet radiation in melanoma'
  • 2014 The Melbin & Griem Lectureship in Molecular and Cellular Oncology
  • 2013 - 2018 The Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award, 'Developing personalised medicine for malignant melanoma',
  • 2012 AACR Team Science Award. Awarded to The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) and Royal Marsden Hospital: Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit and Drug Development Units
  • 2011 Society for Melanoma Research Estella Medrano Memorial Award
  • 2009 Elected EMBO Member
  • 2009 Elected Fellow of the European Academy of Cancer Sciences
  • 2007 Elected Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 2003 EACR Young Cancer Researcher “Certificate of Merit”
  • 2003 Anniversary Prize of the Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie (Society for Biochemistry Molecular Biology)
  • 2001 The British Association for Cancer Research/Zeneca Young Scientist of the Year

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