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James Blake

Name
James
Last name
Blake
Bio

James Blake is Director of the Centre of Media and Culture at Edinburgh Napier University where he is also the Programme Leader for BA Television and a Senior Lecturer in TV production and broadcast journalism.

Before this James worked at ITN for more than 10 years; first as a producer on the ITV News at Ten, then as a specialist producer and reporter at Channel 4 News.  He continues to work as a freelance reporter and producer at Channel 4 News and STV. Research interests include evolving digital technologies, bias and balance in broadcast, and arts and culture.

Working Groups: Arts, Humanities and Society; Research the Headlines

 

Areas of Interest
Creative and Performing Arts
Institution/Company
Edinburgh Napier University
Key words
Media, Television, Arts, Culture, Digital, Bias

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Alexander (Sasha) Kagansky is a Chancelor’s Fellow at the MRC Human Genetics Unit, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, School of Molecular, Genetic and Population Health Sciences, College of Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh, and leads the research at the Synthetic Epigenetics Lab, Chromosomes and Gene Expression Section of the IGMM.
In 2005 – 2012 Sasha worked at the Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology, University of Edinburgh, as a postdoctoral research associate (Robin Allshire lab, until 2010) and then as senior research associate (Bill Earnshaw lab). Research in his lab is aimed at the understanding of the molecular basis of the epigenetic transitions of the mammalian genomes, and at finding ways to control these transitions, which will be crucial for the future of molecular medicine. In his studies he combines genetics, synthetic biology, biochemistry and proteomics. He received his Ph.D. in Molecular Biology in 2004 after spending 3 years in National Institutes of Health in USA. In 1998 he got his MS in Biophysics from from St.Petersburg State Polytechnical University in Russia.

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