Dr James Murray

Dr James Murray

Senior Lecturer, Biomedical Sciences

Email address

Research Office - 214
Second Floor
Institute of Life Science 1
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Dr James Murray is a Senior Lecturer in autophagy and ageing diseases. With a background in molecular immunology and cell signalling his group investigates mechanisms of how the autophagy pathway become altered during ageing and in ageing related pathologies such as cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes.  

Areas Of Expertise

  • Biochemistry
  • Molecular immunology/virology
  • Cell biology
  • Autophagy
  • Cell signalling
  • Protein/lipid kinases
  • Drug discovery and target validation

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests

Biochemistry and cell biology, including signalling pathways, enzyme regulation, membrane trafficking and drug discovery.