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Luke Evans

Luke Evans

Technician Instructor

School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences

023 8201 6074 ext. 6074 Room no. RM218A

Biography

Luke Evans is the technician instructor for nutrition and biomedical science. He completed his BSc (Hons) Biomedical Science at the University of Portsmouth in 2012, then obtained an MSc in Cancer Cell and Molecular Biology from the University of Leicester.

In 2013, Luke started a PhD in Biological Sciences at the University of Southampton in collaboration with Diamond Light Source, where he developed methods to characterise the structure of membrane proteins involved in disease processes. Luke started working at Solent University in December 2017.

Further information

  1. Recent publications

    Luke's recent publications include 'A mirror code for protein-cholesterol interactions in the two leaflets of biological membranes.'

    Di Scala, C., Baier, C. J., Evans, L. S., Williamson, P. T. F., Fantini, J., & Barrantes, F. J. (2017). Relevance of CARC and CRAC cholesterol-recognition motifs in the nicotinic acetylcholine receptor and other membrane-bound receptors. Current Topics in Membranes. 80, 3-23.

    Fantini, J., Di Scala, C., Evans, L. S., Williamson, P. T. F., & Barrantes, F. J. (2016). A mirror code for protein-cholesterol interactions in the two leaflets of biological membranes. Scientific Reports, 6, 21907.

  2. Research interests

    Luke's research interests include: biological membranes, membrane mimetics, lipid-protein interactions, membrane protein structure...

    Luke's research interests include: biological membranes, membrane mimetics, lipid-protein interactions, membrane protein structure, potassium channels, method development for circular dichroism and magnetic resonance spectroscopies.

  3. Teaching experience

    Luke has experience in demonstrating in biochemistry practical classes to undergraduate and prospective students. He provides training to undergraduate and postgraduate project students in biochemistry, molecular biology and biophysics research techniques.