Generation and use of a genetically modified mouse model to determine the physiological role of phospholipase D

Lead Research Organisation: University of Birmingham
Department Name: Clinical and Experimental Medicine


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Description Engagement with House of Commons Science and Technology Committee
Geographic Reach National 
Policy Influence Type Gave evidence to a government review
Description MRC Programme grant
Amount £1,500,000 (GBP)
Organisation Medical Research Council (MRC) 
Sector Public
Country United Kingdom
Start 07/2009 
End 06/2014
Title PLD2 KO mouse 
Description transgenic mouse 
Type Of Material Model of mechanisms or symptoms - mammalian in vivo 
Year Produced 2012 
Provided To Others? No  
Impact none yet 
Description Invited lecturer to international meetings (average 2-3 per year) 
Form Of Engagement Activity A talk or presentation
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach International
Primary Audience Professional Practitioners
Results and Impact Generated discussion, exchange of ideas and collaborations
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity Pre-2006,2006,2007,2008,2009,2010,2011,2012,2013,2014,2015,2016,2017,2018,2019
Description Schools day 
Form Of Engagement Activity Participation in an open day or visit at my research institution
Part Of Official Scheme? No
Geographic Reach National
Primary Audience Schools
Results and Impact 125 pupils attended schools day, talks given to all and lab practicals ran for two small groups.
Year(s) Of Engagement Activity 2018,2019