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Research interests

Lipidomics, 3D-printing, fundamental studies of amphiphile phase behaviour and biological assays of protein activity in the presence of lipids and DNA.

Currently projects of interest are; 

- understanding how cells regulate their fat and lipid composition and how this affects the activity of membrane interacting proteins.

- exploring 3D-printing applications at the interface of the chemical and biological sciences. One of the attractive ideas here is the ability to make our own lab equipment, particularly for preliminary studies and for outreach activities.

- modelling the activity of lipid biosynthetic enzymes in crowded molecular environments such as the cell nucleus.


Education/Academic qualification

PhD, University of Southampton

External positions

External Examiner Physical Chemistry, London Metropolitan University

1 Aug 201431 Jul 2018

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Research Output 2008 2019

Contact angle
Melting point
3D printers

Lipidomics of Thalassiosira pseudonana under Phosphorus Stress Reveal Underlying Phospholipid Substitution Dynamics and Novel Diglycosylceramide Substitutes

Hunter, J. E., Brandsma, J., Dymond, M., Koster, G., Moore, C. M., Postle, A. D., Mills, R. A. & Attard, G. S., 1 Mar 2018, In : Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 84, 6

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Macromolecular crowding and membrane binding proteins: the case of phospholipase A1

Wei, Y., Mayoral-Delgado, I., Stewart, N. & Dymond, M., 14 Dec 2018, In : Chemistry and Physics of Lipids. 218, p. 91-102

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Phospholipases A1
Carrier Proteins
Catalyst activity
Neurodegenerative diseases

PCYT1A Regulates Phosphatidylcholine Homeostasis from the Inner Nuclear Membrane in Response to Membrane Stored Curvature Elastic Stress

Haider, A., Wei, Y-C., Lim, K., Barbosa, A. D., Liu, C-H., Weber, U., Mlodzik, M., Oras, K., Collier, S., Hussain, M. M., Dong, L., Patel, S., Alvarez-Guaita, A., Saudek, V., Jenkins, B. J., Koulman, A., Dymond, M., Hardie, R. C., Siniossoglou, S. & Savage, D. B., 10 May 2018, In : Developmental Cell. 45, 4, p. 481-495 15 p.

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Open Access

Correction to "Lipid Spontaneous Curvatures Estimated from Temperature-Dependent Changes in Inverse Hexagonal Phase Lattice Parameters: Effects of Metal Cations"

Dymond, M., Gillams, R. J., Parker, D. J., Burrell, J., Labrador, A., Nylander, T. & Attard, G. S., 11 Sep 2017, In : Langmuir. 33, 38, p. 10106-10106 1 p.

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Open Access