David Lydall



Professor in the Biology of Ageing

Birth Place:

Derby, England

Undergraduate Degree

Environmental Sciences, Warwick University, 1984


with John Roberts, Institute of Cancer Research, University of London “DNA interstrand crosslinks and their repair in a mammalian cell type sensitive to di-functional compounds” 1988

Post DOCtoral positions:

with Kim Nasmyth, IMP, Vienna, Austria 1988-1991

with Ted Weinert, U of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA 1992-1997

Group leader Positions:

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow, Manchester University, UK, 1998-2003

Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow (until 2005) and Professor in the Biology of Ageing, Newcastle University 2004 onwards