Dr Dan Stratton

Lecturer / Director of Studies for Forensic Science / Module Leader for Molecular Cell Biology

Faculty of Health Sciences

School of Life Sciences

d.stratton@hull.ac.uk

01482 466776

Research

Research Interests

  • Immunology

  • Extracellular vesicles

  • Tissue remodeling and regeneration

Research groups

  • Group leader for the Tissue Regenerative Research Group (CMIRC), co-ordinating and conducting research into the role of extracellular vesicles in tissue remodelling (2013-2018)

  • Member of the Cellular and Molecular Immunology Research Centre (CMIRC), conceptualising and conducting Immunotherapies work, patents pending (2007-2018)

Publications

Jorfi S, Ansa-Addo E A, Marinello K, Stratton D, Bax B E, Levene M, Lange S and Inal J M, 'Coxsackievirus B1-mediated release of host cell microvesicles (MVs) reveals a nonlytic MV-to-cell mechanism of virus transmission', Journal of Immunology (2018)

Elliot B, Herbert P, Sculthorpe N, Grace F, Stratton D and Hayes L, 'Lifelong exercise, but not short‐term high‐intensity interval training, increases GDF11, a marker of successful aging', Physiological Reports, vol 5, pp 1-13 (2017)

Aydar E, Stratton D, Fraser S P, Djamgoz M B A and Palmer C, 'Sigma-1 receptors modulate neonatal Na 1.5 ion channels in breast cancer cell lines', European Biophysics Journal (2016)

Stratton D, Moore C, Antwi-Baffour S, Lange S and Inal J, 'Microvesicles released constitutively from prostate cancer cells differ biochemically and functionally to stimulated microvesicles released through sublytic C5b-9', Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 460, pp 589-95 (2015)

Stratton D, Lange S, Kholia S, Jorfi S, Antwi-Baffour S and Inal J, 'Label-free real-time acoustic sensing of microvesicle release from prostate cancer (PC3) cells using quartz crystal microbalance', Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, 452, pp 619-24 (2014)

Full list

Teaching

Programmes taught on (2018)

Programmes taught on (2019)

Modules list

  • Molecular Cell Biology and Histopathology

  • Cell and Molecular Basis of Biology

  • Skills for Biomedical and Human Biology Sciences

  • Forensic Science in Practice

Research PhDs

Dr Stratton would welcome enquiries and applications in extracellular vesicles, immunology and tissue regeneration.

Current PhD Supervisions 

  • Marjan Jeddi

  • Anfal Sariff

Professional highlights

Academic qualifications

  • PhD Immunology and Biochemistry

External roles

  • Group leader for the Tissue Regenerative Research Group (CMIRC), co-ordinating and conducting research into the role of extracellular vesicles in tissue remodelling (2013-2018)

  • Member of the Cellular and Molecular Immunology Research Centre (CMIRC), conceptualising and conducting Immunotherapies work, patents pending (2007-2018)

  • Member of the International Society of Extracellular Vesicles (ISEV), collaborating with a larger extracellular vesicle community, leading to a small grant on sports immunology and microvesicles (2012- )

  • Research Fellow for the School of Life and Medical Sciences, University of Herts (Prof Inal)

Awards and accolades

  • The Big Idea Challenge 2017, winner ‘Microvesicles against Cancer’, invited to St James’ Palace for award. Prize - £3,000 and fully-funded business training

  • Full scholarship (£3,000) to participate in and talk at the Extracellular Vesicle workshop in Sao Paulo, Brazil 2016, sponsored by the British Council, CNPq, CONFAP and FAPESP

  • ImmunoTools award 2013 for original research. Top prize of 55 recombinant murine cytokines (£10,000)