Enzymology

research-area

Enzymology focusses on the function and mechanism of enzymes. Within St Andrews, this is applied to the study of a wide range of biosynthetic pathways that impact human health.

 Tracey Gloster

Structure and function of carbohydrate processing enzymes

:: Dr Tracey Gloster

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow

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 Rafael Guimaraes da Silva

Enzymology of bacterial histidine biosynthesis and human protein histidine phosphorylation

:: Dr Rafael Guimaraes da Silva

Research Fellow

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 John Ingledew

Biochemical and biophysical studies of nitric oxide synthase

:: Dr John Ingledew

Honorary Reader

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 Huanting Liu

Molecular and structural biology

:: Dr Huanting Liu

Group Leader in BSRC

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 Stuart MacNeill

Chromosomal DNA replication and genome stability.

:: Dr Stuart MacNeill

SULSA Reader in Translational Biology

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 John Mitchell

Bioinformatics and computational chemistry

:: Dr John Mitchell

SULSA Reader

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 Jim Naismith

Structural biology of enzymes and membrane proteins

:: Prof Jim Naismith

Professor of Chemical Biology and Director of Biomedical Sciences Research Complex

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 David O

Organic and bio-organic fluorine research

:: Prof David O'Hagan

Professor

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 Rona Ramsay

Mitochondria and flavoproteins: function and regulation

:: Dr Rona Ramsay

Reader

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 Terry Smith

Molecular parasitology

:: Prof Terry Smith

Professor

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 Alan Stewart

Metal ions in medicine

:: Dr Alan Stewart

Senior Lecturer in Molecular Medicine

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 Garry Taylor

Structural biology of infection and immunity

:: Prof Garry Taylor

Professor of Molecular Biophysics

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 Malcolm White

DNA repair and the CRISPR system

:: Prof Malcolm White

Professor

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Overview

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Scientists associated with the thirty-two research groups that are affiliated with the Biomedical Sciences Research Complex perform highly innovative, multi-disciplinary research in eleven broad areas of biomedical research, employing state-of-the-art techniques to address key questions at the leading edge of the biomedical and biological sciences. The BSRC is grateful for funding from all funding agencies including the Institutional Strategic Support Fund from the Wellcome Trust.

Follow the links on the left to view individual research groups associated with one or more of the eleven BSRC research areas.

Research areas

Scientists associated with the thirty-two research groups that are affiliated with the Biomedical Sciences Research Complex perform highly innovative, multi-disciplinary research in eleven broad areas of biomedical research, employing state-of-the-art techniques to address key questions at the leading edge of the biomedical and biological sciences.

Follow the links on the left to view individual research groups associated with one or more of the eleven BSRC research areas.

Research by academic schools

Research in the BSRC is conducted by thirty-two independent research groups based in the Schools of Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Astronomy, and Medicine. Follow the links on the left to view groups associated with each school.