Chemistry

research-area

Chemistry studies the composition and properties of matter. St Andrews has historical strengths in chemistry and within the BSRC this focusses on the chemistry/biology interface and molecular synthetic chemistry.

 Bela Bode

Paramagnetic resonance for structural biology

:: Dr Bela Bode

Academic

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 Gordon Florence

Synthesis of complex bioactive natural products and organic materials for biomedical applications

:: Dr Gordon Florence

Royal Society University Research Fellow

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 Stephen Gillespie

Clinical and molecular biological study of respiratory infection

:: Prof Stephen Gillespie

Sir James Black Chair of Medicine

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 John Ingledew

Biochemical and biophysical studies of nitric oxide synthase

:: Dr John Ingledew

Honorary Reader

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 Janet Lovett

Measuring nanometre distances for structural biology using EPR spectroscopy.

:: Dr Janet Lovett

Royal Society University Research Fellow

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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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 Carlos Penedo-Esteiro

Single-molecule dynamics of biomolecular interactions

:: Dr Carlos Penedo-Esteiro

Lecturer

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 Douglas Philp

Systems chemistry

:: Prof Douglas Philp

Professor of Organic Chemistry

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 Andrew Smith

Synthetic methodology development and reaction asymmetry

:: Prof Andrew Smith

Royal Society University Research Fellow

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 Terry Smith

Molecular parasitology

:: Prof Terry Smith

Professor

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 Nick Westwood

Chemical biology and medicinal chemistry

:: Prof Nick Westwood

Lecturer in Chemistry

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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.