Researcher Profiles

Researcher Profiles

The School has active research programs in both pure and applied chemistry. A list of researchers and their areas of interest can be found below. More detailed information can by found by following the link to the individual profile pages.

 

Professors

Jenny BeckJenny Beck

  • Metalloenzymes: structure, function, mechanism
  • Applications of electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry (ESI-MS) to study interactions between biomolecules
  • Nonenzymatic post-translational modifications of proteins: effects of drug administration, aging and metabolic disease.

Nick DixonNick Dixon

  • Protein structure and function
  • Protein-protein interactions in large dynamic molecular machines
  • The bacterial DNA replication machinery as a target for antibacterial drugs
  • New technologies for protein chemistry

David GriffithDavid Griffith

  • Carbon cycle and climate
  • Atmospheric remote sensing
  • Greenhouse impacts of agriculture
  • Biosphere -atmosphere exchange of trace gases
  • Isotopic analysis of atmospheric trace gases
  • FTIR spectroscopy applications to atmospheric chemistry
  • Greenhouse gas emissions from Agriculture

Marc in het PanhuisMarc in het Panhuis

  • (Bio-)Polymers, conducting polymers, carbon nanofibers and carbon nanotubes.
  • Multi-functional and Intelligent Materials.
  • Tough self-healing hydrogels.
  • 3D printing, additive manufacturing.

Dianne Jolley

  • Analytical Chemistry
  • Environmental Chemistry
  • Environmental Toxicology

Paul Keller

Paul Keller

  • Computer-Aided Molecular Modelling of Drug-Protein Interactions
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Synthetic Bio-Organic Chemistry 

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WP_thumbWilliam Price

  • Analysis of trace pollutants in environmental and waste waters
  • Removal of trace contaminants using membrane technology
  • Separation systems based on advanced electromaterials
  • Food Analysis and Processing

Stephen PyneStephen Pyne

  • New methods for the asymmetric synthesis of bioactive molecules.
  • The total synthesis of bioactive natural products.
  • Natural Products Chemistry.
  • Fullerene chemistry

Antoine VanOijenAntoine van Oijen

  • Biochemistry at the single-molecule level
  • Super-resolution fluorescence microscopy
  • Mechanisms of large dynamic molecular machines
  • New technologies for molecular biophysics

Gordon Wallace

 

Associate Professors

Michael KelsoMichael Kelso

  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Drug design and synthesis
  • Anti-cancer and anti-microbial drug discovery
  • Asymmetric synthesis

Clare MurphyClare Murphy

  • Development of novel techniques for tracking emissions from biomass burning
  • Fourier transform spectroscopy of atmospheric composition for monitoring climate change
  • Measurement of atmospheric aerosols
  • Development of instrumentation and analysis techniques for remote sensing of the atmosphere
  • Measurement of Isotopic ratios in atmospheric gases

Oakley scaled 260 300Aaron Oakley

  • Protein structure and function
  • Protein evolution
  • Drug discovery
  • DNA replication

Glennys O'BrienGlennys O'Brien

  • Environmental chemistry
    - water and sediment chemistry
    - trace metals in sediments
    - water and sediment quality

Stephen RalphStephen Ralph

  • Bio-inorganic chemistry
  • Supramolecular chemistry
  • Conducting Polymers

Danielle SkropetaDanielle Skropeta

  • Marine Natural Products
  • Carbohydrate Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry

Adam TrevittAdam Trevitt

  • Microdroplet laser-based spectroscopy.
  • Radical-neutral gas-phase chemistry.
  • Synchrotron photoionization mass spectrometry.
  • Combustion chemistry - including biofuels

Stephen WilsonStephen Wilson

  • Atmospheric Chemistry, especially UVB, aerosol optical depth, greenhouse gas emissions, isotopic signatures of greenhouse gases 
Senior Lecturers

Simon BedfordSimon Bedford

  • Quantitative Chemistry
  • Technology Enhanced Teaching
  • Problem Based Learning
  • Teacher Training

Carolyn DillonCarolyn Dillon

  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Medicinal Chemistry
  • Synchrotron Microprobe
  • Electron Microscopy
  • Environmental Analytical Chemistry

Hyland 80 100Chris Hyland

  • Developing new transition metal-catalysed reactions for the synthesis of small organic molecules

Garry MocklerGarry Mockler

  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Model compounds of copper proteins.

Chris RichardsonChris Richardson

  • Metal-organic materials and coordination polymers
  • Medicinal chemistry/biomedical nanotechnology
  • Supramolecular Chemistry
  • Catalysis

Haibo YuHaibo Yu

  • Development of multiscale simulation methods for complex (bio)molecular and nanoscale systems
  • The thermodynamics and kinetics in protein-DNA recognition
  • Mechanism and regulation in enzyme catalysis
Research Fellows

Poad 80 100Dr Berwyck Poad

  • Multiply charged anions
  • Mass spectrometry
  • Photoelectron spectroscopy
  • Laser spectroscopy
Emeritus Professor

John Bremner 

  • Medicinal chemistry
  • Synthetic heterocyclic chemistry
  • Natural products chemistry 

 

Last reviewed: 14 December, 2016