Prof Jason MicklefieldPhD

Professor of Chemical Biology

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PhD Studentship – New Routes to amides through discovery and development of amide ligase enzymes – is available in the Micklefield Lab in collaboration CoEBio3 affiliates including including GSK, AstraZeneca and Merck. Deadline 15th April 2019. For more details seehttps://www.jobs.ac.uk/job/BQW866/phd-studentship-in-biocatalysis-new-routes-to-amides-through-discovery-and-development-of-amide-ligase-enzymes

 

Jason Micklefield is Professor of Chemical Biology within the School of Chemistry and the Manchester Institute of Biotechnology. He graduated from the University of Cambridge in 1993 with a PhD in Chemistry, working with Prof Sir Alan R. Battersby FRS to complete the first total synthesis of haem d1. He then moved to the University of Washington, USA, as a NATO postdoctoral fellow investigating various biosynthetic pathways and enzyme mechanisms with Prof Heinz G. Floss. In 1995 he began his independent research career as a Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at Birkbeck CollegeUniversity of London before moving to Manchester in 1998.

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Visiting Professor, East China University Of Science & Technology

1 Apr 2018Apr 2021

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