Kathryn Garner | Artist Scientist




BA (hons) Fine Art, Falmouth College of Arts, UK, 1999-2002

BTEC Foundation Diploma in Art & Design, Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College, UK, 1998-1999

Invited Talk

Garner K (2012) ‘A Cycle of Drawing in Research into Life at the Molecular Level.’ Presented at ‘Thinking Through Drawing 2012: Drawing in STEAM,’ an interdisciplinary symposium on drawing, cognition & education. Wimbledon College of Art, UK, 14th September 2012. For reflections on the symposium, see Blog post: Thinking Through Drawing.



PhD Physiology, University College London, UK, 2008-12
Thesis title: ‘An investigation into protein and lipid binding by the phosphatidylinositol transfer protein RdgBβ’
PhD studentship sponsored by the British Heart Foundation

BSc (hons) Molecular Cell Biology, University College London, UK, 2005-08

Peer-reviewed papers

Garner K, Hunt AN, Koster G, Somerharju P, Groves E, Li M, Raghu P, Holic R, Cockcroft S (2012). ‘Phosphatidylinositol transfer protein, cytoplasmic 1 (PITPNC1) binds and transfers phosphatidic acid.’
Journal of Biological Chemistry 287(38):32263-76. PMID: 22822086

Cockcroft S & Garner K (2012). ‘14-3-3 protein and ATRAP bind to the soluble class IIB phosphatidylinositol transfer protein RdgBβ at distinct sites.’ Biochemical Society Transactions 40(2):451-6. PMID: 22435829 [Review]

Garner K, Li M, Ugwuanya N, Cockcroft S (2011). ‘The phosphatidylinositol transfer protein, RdgBβ binds 14-3-3 via its unstructured C-terminus, whereas its lipid binding domain interacts with the integral membrane protein, ATRAP (Angiotensin II Type I Receptor-associated Protein).’ Biochemical Journal. 439 (1): 97-111
PMID: 21728994

Cockcroft S. & Garner K (2011). ‘Function of the phosphatidylinositol transfer protein gene family: is phosphatidylinositol transfer the mechanism of action?’ Critical Reviews in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 46 (2): 89-117. PMID: 21275878 [Review]

Kathryn Garner | Artist Scientist