Volodymyr Chapman

Visiting Scientist

My research background is in chronic disease, and investigating influences of pathogens on its onset.

At The Sainsbury Laboratory, I am developing tools to identify genes in pathogens responsible for virulence.


Miller CN, Dumenil J, Smith C, Lu FH, McKenzie N, Chapman V, Ball J, Box M, Bevan M (2020)

Variation in the expression of a transmembrane protein influences cell growth in Arabidopsis thaliana petals by altering auxin availability. bioRxiv 2020.01.05.895078; doi:

Job History

2020 – present Visiting Scientist, The Sainsbury Laboratory, Norwich, UK

2016 – 2019 Teacher of Science, UK

2016 -2018 Leadership Development Programme candidate, Teach First, UK

2015 Industrial Placement Student, Respiratory therapeutics, GSK, Stevenage, UK

2011 – 2014 Nuffield Scholar/Summer worker, Developmental Biology, John Innes Centre, Norwich, UK