Structural Biology

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Structural Biology aims to understand biomolecules at the atomic level. St Andrews has world-class X-ray crystallography as well as NMR and EPR spectroscopy facilities.

 Bela Bode

Paramagnetic resonance for structural biology

:: Dr Bela Bode

Academic

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 Catherine Botting

Mass spectrometry and proteomics

:: Dr Catherine Botting

Lecturer

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 Tracey Gloster

Structure and function of carbohydrate processing enzymes

:: Dr Tracey Gloster

Wellcome Trust Research Fellow

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 Frank Gunn-Moore

Molecular development and survival of mammalian neurons

:: Prof Frank Gunn-Moore

Professor of Molecular Neurobiology
Director of Research

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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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 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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 Christos Pliotas

Structure and function of integral membrane proteins

:: Dr Christos Pliotas

Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Fellow

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 Uli Schwarz-Linek

Structure and function of bacterial virulence proteins

:: Dr Uli Schwarz-Linek

Lecturer in Biomolecular Sciences

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 Terry Smith

Molecular parasitology

:: Prof Terry Smith

Professor

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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.