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Prof Paul Freemont's research focuses on the molecular mechanisms of human disease using the tools of integrated structural biology comprising X-ray crystallography, Cryo-EM and associated biophysical, spectroscopic and cellular techniques. In addition, Prof. Freemont is an internationally-leading synthetic biologist with active research interests in cell-free biotechnologies and global health bioreporters.

Freemont lab members:

 Mr Ciaran McKeown

Mr Ciaran McKeown

 Dr Kirsten Jensen  She has been working in research for over 20 years. She began her career in Hamburg at the Heinrich Pette Institute - Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, where she worked on the molecular basis of Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia

Dr Kirsten Jensen

She has been working in research for over 20 years. She began her career in Hamburg at the Heinrich Pette Institute - Leibniz Institute for Experimental Virology, where she worked on the molecular basis of Acute Promyelocytic Leukaemia

  Dr Alexander J. Webb   Microbiologist with a research focus on engineering bioreporters for global health.           Twitter:  @ajwebb1979

Dr Alexander J. Webb

Microbiologist with a research focus on engineering bioreporters for global health.

 

 

 

Twitter: @ajwebb1979

  Dr James MacDonald   Synthetic biologist working on cell-free protein expression systems and computational protein design. He develops computational methods as well as working in the wet-lab

Dr James MacDonald

Synthetic biologist working on cell-free protein expression systems and computational protein design. He develops computational methods as well as working in the wet-lab

  Dr Richard Kelwick   Dr Richard Kelwick is an Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellow (October 2018) and an entrepreneurially driven researcher, with expertise in both cancer biology and synthetic biology.  Twitter:  @rkelwick

Dr Richard Kelwick

Dr Richard Kelwick is an Royal Society of Edinburgh Enterprise Fellow (October 2018) and an entrepreneurially driven researcher, with expertise in both cancer biology and synthetic biology.

Twitter: @rkelwick

  Dr Simon Moore   Synthetic biologist interested in natural product biosynthesis. Recently, I have started as a Faculty Research Fellow (Wellcome Trust) supported through the Department of Medicine working on the biosynthesis of antibiotics.

Dr Simon Moore

Synthetic biologist interested in natural product biosynthesis. Recently, I have started as a Faculty Research Fellow (Wellcome Trust) supported through the Department of Medicine working on the biosynthesis of antibiotics.

 Dr Osman Salih  Postdoctoral research associate specialising in cryo-electron microscopy and image processing. His research interests include structure-function relationships and protein secretion systems.

Dr Osman Salih

Postdoctoral research associate specialising in cryo-electron microscopy and image processing. His research interests include structure-function relationships and protein secretion systems.

  Dr Velia Siciliano   She received her Bachelor degree in Health Biotechnology and her Master Degree in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Naples Federico II.   

Dr Velia Siciliano

She received her Bachelor degree in Health Biotechnology and her Master Degree in Medical Biotechnology from the University of Naples Federico II.

 

 Loren Cameron PhD student.                    Loren is from Gloucestershire. She is studying the cystic fibrosis lung pathogen  Pseudomonas aeruginosa  and developing cell-free biosensors for the detection of  P. aeruginosa  in clinical samples.

Loren Cameron PhD student.                  

Loren is from Gloucestershire. She is studying the cystic fibrosis lung pathogen Pseudomonas aeruginosa and developing cell-free biosensors for the detection of P. aeruginosa in clinical samples.

 Hung-En Lai (Terrence) PhD student.   He is from Malaysia,  currently working on semi-synthesis of antibiotics and their analogues using bacteria such as  E. coli .

Hung-En Lai (Terrence) PhD student. 

He is from Malaysia,  currently working on semi-synthesis of antibiotics and their analogues using bacteria such as E. coli.

 Garrett Wong Wei Jie. Joint PhD student (NUS - Imperial).    His project is focused on the metabolic engineering of baker’s yeast for the production of the ergot alkaloids.  

Garrett Wong Wei Jie. Joint PhD student (NUS - Imperial).  

His project is focused on the metabolic engineering of baker’s yeast for the production of the ergot alkaloids.  

 Caoimhe Canavan.  PhD student.  Her project is focused on developing metrology standards for mammalian cell-free systems

Caoimhe Canavan.  PhD student.

Her project is focused on developing metrology standards for mammalian cell-free systems