Dr Samrina Rehman ,PhD, MRSC

Honorary Research Fellow

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A researcher in the medical systems biology discipline with experience in clinical metabolomics and transcriptomics data integration. Omics data analyst and modeler pursuing research in industry and an Honorary research fellow in FBMH, University of Manchester.


  • PhD Systems Biology, University of Manchester, 2011
  • MSc Cheminformatics, UMIST / University of Manchester, 2005
  • MChem Hons. Chemistry, University of Manchester, 2004

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

  • Royal Society of Chemistry, 2006-
  • Biochemical Society (a FEBS constituent society), 2007-
  • Manchester Modelling Network, 2017-
  • Duypuytren Research Committee, 2017-
  • British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, 2019-


  • Global Challenges Research Fund Institutional Sponsorship (£salary)(Prof. A Masters, total value £5,400), Feb 2017 
  • Unilever Sponsorship awarded (£salary) (with Prof. HV Westerhoff, total value £55,000), Dec 2014
  • Unilever Sponsorship awarded (£salary) (with Prof. HV Westerhoff, total value £180,000), Nov 2013     
  • Best poster award sponsored by Biocrates Life Sciences at the 2nd Metabolomics & Systems Biology conference, Chicago, USA, Apr 2013
  • Scoping Project funds extended (with Prof. HV Westerhoff), Unilever UK & Ireland, (£4,085), Mar 2013
  • Scoping Project funds (with Prof. HV Westerhoff), Unilever UK & Ireland, (£16,387), Oct 2012             
  • Applied Biosciences Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry (£500), May 2012
  • Biochemical Society general travel grant (£500), Jun 2011
  • Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship for ‘Omics meets cell biology’ ($1200), May 2011
  • Federation of European Biochemical Societies Youth Travel Fund Award to present at FEBS-SystemsX-SysBio2011, Austria (€980), Feb 2011
  • Analytical Chemistry Trust Fund of the Royal Society of Chemistry (£500), Jan 2011
  • Invitrogen award to present at University of California, Irvine, USA ($1000), May 2010
  • Biochemical Society young researchers travel grant to attend 10th International Conference Systems Biology, Stanford, USA (£400), 2009

External positions

Senior Scientist, Evotec (U.K.) Limited

Scientist, Infrastructure for Systems Biology Europe

Bioinformatics Data Scientist, Medicines Discovery Catapult Ltd

Research Networks and Beacons

Biology, Medicine and Health (BMH) Domains

Education / academic qualifications

  • 2011 - Doctor of Philosophy, A Systems approach to understand Dupuytren's disease (2007 - 2011)

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