Paul Jones


Position: Technician Demonstrator

School: CSSHS

Telephone: 6272

Room No: D1.04

Profile / Research/PublicationsQualifications and awards


Paul joined CarMetropolitan University in 2004 as a Senior Technician in the department of Biomedical Sciences having previously been the Technical Manager of the DNA sequencing service at the University of Bath. In 2008 he became a Technician Demonstrator demonstrating in Biomedical Science practical classes such as Microbiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology and Cell Biology. In addition to demonstrating, Paul also provides technical support to the school’s Research and Innovation laboratories in a number of disciplines such as microbiology, cell culture, RT-PCR, fluorescent and bright field microscopy and flow cytometry. Paul is a member of the School’s Health and Safety Inspection Team Working Group and Research Laboratory Users Group.

Paul obtained the Associate Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy in 2018


M. Ahluwalia, M., Butcher, L., Donovan, H., Killick-Cole, C., Jones, P. M and
J . D. Erusalimsky, J. D. (2015). The gene expression signature of anagrelide provides an insight into its mechanism of action and uncovers new regulators of megakaryopoiesis.  Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, 13: 1103–1112.

Alves, P. M., Al-Badi, E., Withycombe, C., Jones, P. M., Purdy, K. J., and Maddocks, S.E. (2018). Interaction between Staphylococcus aureus and Pseudomonas aeruginosa is beneficial for colonisation and pathogenicity in a mixed biofilm. Pathogens and Disease, 76, 1,

Webb, R., Thompson, J.E.S., Ruffino, J-S., Davies, N. A., Watkeys, L., Hooper, S., Jones, P.M., Walters, G., Clayton, D., Thomas, A.W., Morris, K., Llewellyn, D.H., Ward, M., Wyatt-Williams, J. and McDonnell, B.J. (2016) Evaluation of cardiovascular risk-lowering health benefits accruing from laboratory-based, community-based and exercise-referral exercise programmes. BMJ Open Sport Exerc Med 2: e000089. doi:10.1136/bmjsem-2015-000089

Qualifications and awards

1st Class Honours degree in Microbiology (University of Liverpool) 1994.
Associate Fellowship of Higher Education Academy 2018.



        Paul demonstrates in laboratory practical classes in the following modules.

  • ModuleSubject areaYear of studentsMode of delivery
    APS4003CELL BIOLOGY & GENETICSLevel 4Large Laboratory Group
    APS4004BIOCHEMISTRY GRP 1Level 4Large Laboratory Group
    APS4008INFECTION & IMMUNITYLevel 4Large Laboratory Group
    ENH4017FOOD SAFETY MGT 1Level 4Large Laboratory Group
    SBM4006KEY SKILLS IN SBNLevel 4Large Laboratory Group
    STF4003INTRO BIOCHEMLevel 4Large Laboratory Group
    APS5012P&P OF BLOOD SCIENCESLevel 5Large Laboratory Group
    APS5013P&P Of CELL SCI GRP BLevel 5Large Laboratory Group
    APS5016ANALYTICAL & RES METHSLevel 5Large Laboratory Group
    APS6003BIOMOLECULAR ANALYSISLevel 6Large Laboratory Group
    APS6020BIOL & LAB INV OF DISEASELevel 6Large Laboratory Group
    MBS7021ANALYTICAL & DIAG TECHLevel 7Large Laboratory Group
    MBS7022MOLECULAR BIOLOGYLevel 7Large Laboratory Group

    In addition I provide support for laboratory based research on the following degree courses at level 6 and 7.

    BSc Biomedical Sciences (small group and one to one support)

    MSc Biomedical Sciences (small group and one to one support)

    MRes Biomedical Sciences (small group and one to one support)