Dr Zubeyde Bayram-Weston

Dr Zubeyde Bayram-Weston

Senior Lecturer, Healthcare Science
Office - 226
Second Floor
Vivian Building
Singleton Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Zubeyde obtained a Biology BSc and teaching BSc from Firat University (Turkey) and an MRes in Histology and Embryology at Akdeniz University (Turkey). She subsequently moved to the UK and completed her PhD in Neuroscience at Cardiff University. Her PhD focused on longitudinal characterisation of the emergence of cellular and subcellular pathology in novel genetic animal models of Huntington’s disease (HD). Zubeyde worked at The Cardiff University Brain Repair Group as a Research Associate for 4 years continuing her research in HD and presented her findings at many national and international conferences. Her research focuses on exploring neuroanatomical changes within Huntington's disease. Zubeyde also taught Anatomy at Southampton University Medical School in number of modules covering, Foundation of Medicine, Cardiovascular, Respirator, Renal, Nerves and Locomotor (NLM1) and Student Selective Unit (SSU). Zubeyde is passionate about teaching and learning and have been accredited as a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (SFHEA) in 2023.

Zubeyde currently lectures in anatomy, physiology and pathophysiology and make a significant contribution to teaching different programs and modules within the school at both under- and post-graduate level. She is Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology module lead for Master in Advance Practice for both September and March intake.

During her career, Zubeyde has applied for and secured grants and awards from various organisations. She is regularly selected and invited as a reviewer for grants applications, educational journals and book proposals and reviewed numerous times by various publishers. She is also currently an external examiner for Clinical Dentistry at Dundee University. In addition, she is a trained Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) ambassador and deliver interactive sessions on Anatomy and Neuroscience at public engagement and outreach events. She is a member of a variety of organisations including the Anatomical Society, and the Physiological Society. She is one of physiological society representatives at Swansea University. She also contributes to various internal roles including an EDI committee member, Athena Swan Committee member, Academic Integrity Officer and HEA mentor at Swansea. Since 2018, Zubeyde is a Diabetes Community Champion and Dementia Friends and engages with local community activities

Areas Of Expertise

  • Neuroscience
  • Histology
  • Anatomy
  • Immunohistochemisty
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Huntington's Disease

Career Highlights

Teaching Interests





Electron Microscopy

Huntington’s Disease

Nervous system



Cell Biology

Award Highlights