Research on the interface of Chemistry, Biology and Materials

Chemical Biology
Nucleic Acid Nanotechnology
Developing new synthetic methods for the efficient preparation of biologically important molecules. more>
Unravelling the molecular basis of genetic diversity at the RNA level. more>
Devising new approaches for the construction of electronic and medical diagnostic devices using nucleic acids. more>

October 2020

We welcome Dr Alex Axer (Gilmour group, Muenster) and Otto Linden (GSK iCASE studentship) to the group!

June 2020

New perspective on late-stage enzymatic C-alkylation in ChemBioChem. [link]

New BBSRC grant (PDRA position for ~ 15-18 months) starting in November 2020. Email Glenn for PDRA enquiries: [link]

Literature spotlight
January 2020

Check out how modified SAM cofactors enhance enzymatic C-alkylation of small molecules. [link]

We thank M. Fischler (Prof. Simon, RWTH Aachen) for the SEM picture.