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Post-doctoral associates

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Alessio De Simone

Degree: PhD. Drug Discovery, Italian Institute of Technology, Genoa, 2015
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, Organic synthesis
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Charis Georgiou

Degree: PhD. Structural Biology, University of Edinburgh, 2017
Keywords: Free energy calculations, Crystallography, Cyclophilins inhibition, SPR
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Arun Gupta

Degree: PhD. Chemistry, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, 2013
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, ITC, NMR, Protein biochemistry
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Jordi Juárez Jiménez

Degree: PhD. Biomedicine, University of Barcelona, 2014
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, Docking and scoring, Protein dynamics
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Cesar Mendoza Martinez

Degree: PhD. Chemistry Sciences, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico, 2015
Keywords: ITC, MDM2 dynamics and inhibition, Molecular modelling, NMR, Protein biochemistry
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Antonia Mey

Degree: PhD. Physics, University of Nottingham, 2013
Keywords: Free energy calculations, Molecular simulation workflows

PhD students

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Stefano Bosisio

Degree: MSc. Biomedical Engineering, Polytechnic of Milan, 2014
Keywords: Free energy calculations
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Joan Clark-Nicholas

Degree: MSc. In silico Drug Design, University Paris Diderot VII & University of Strasbourg, 2015
Keywords: Protein dynamics and druggability
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Harris Ioannidis

Degree: MSc. Synthetic Pharmaceutical Chemistry, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 2014
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, ITC, Molecular modelling, NMR, Protein biochemistry
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Kanhaya Lal

Degree: M. S. Pharmacoinformatics, NIPER Hajipur, 2014
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, Protein dynamics
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Lisa Patrick

Degree: MChem in Chemistry with Industrial Experience, Heriot-Watt University, 2015
Keywords: Protein allostery
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Pattama Wapeesittipan

Degree: MSc. Chemistry, Chulalongkorn University, 2013
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, Protein allostery

Project students

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Clara Kelly

Degree: MChem. Chemistry (expected), University of Edinburgh , 2017
Keywords: Docking and scoring
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Scott Wilcox

Degree: MChem. Medicinal and Biological Chemistry (expected), University of Edinburgh, 2017
Keywords: Cyclophilins inhibition, NMR, Protein biochemistry

Alumni

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Sriram Aravamudhan

Years/Role: (PGT 2011)
Degree: MSc. Drug Discovery and Translational Biology, University of Edinburgh, 2011
Keywords: Free energy calculations
Next position: PhD student, Max Planck Institute for Heart and Lung Research
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Richard Bownes

Years/Role: (UG 2014-2015)
Degree: MChem. Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Edinburgh ,2015
Keywords: Ligand binding, Polarisation
Next position: PhD student, Institute of Genetics and Molecular Medicine, University of Edinburgh
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Gaetano Calabro

Years/Role: (PhD 2011-2015)
Degree: MSc. High Performance Computing, University of Edinburgh ,2011
Keywords: Free energy calculations
Next position: Postdoc with David Mobley, University of California Irvine
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Dr. Juan Bueren Calabuig

Years/Role: (PDRA 2013-2014)
Degree: PhD. Pharmacology, Universidad de Alcalá Madrid, 2011
Keywords: Ligand binding, Protein dynamics
Next position: Postdoc with Andrei Pisliakov, University of Dundee
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Rucha Chiddarwar

Years/Role: (PGT 2011)
Degree: MSc. Drug Discovery and Translational Biology, University of Edinburgh, 2011
Keywords: De-novo design
Next position: PhD student, University of Cambridge
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Remi Cuchillo

Years/Role: (PhD 2011-2015)
Degree: MSc. Bioinformatics, University of Paris Diderot , 2011
Keywords: Cryptic pockets
Next position: Postdoc with Phil Biggin, University of Oxford
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George Gerogiokas

Years/Role: (PhD 2011-2015)
Degree: BSc. Biochemistry, King's College London,2011
Keywords: Hydration thermodynamics
Next position: Postdoc with Elsa Sánchez-García, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung Mulheim
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Alexis Hennessy

Years/Role: (UG 2015-2016)
Degree: MChem. Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Edinburgh , 2016
Keywords: Docking and scoring
Next position: PhD student with Dominic Campopiano, University of Edinburgh
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Iva Lukac

Years/Role: (PGT 2012)
Degree: MSc. Drug Discovery and Translational Biology, University of Edinburgh, 2012
Keywords: Cryptic pockets
Next position: PhD student, Liverpool John Moores University
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Anna Muszkiewicz

Years/Role: (UG 2011-2012)
Degree: MSc.(Hons) Chemical Physics, University of Edinburgh, 2012
Keywords: Protein allostery
Next position: DPhil student, University of Oxford
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Richard Partridge-Hicks

Years/Role: (UG 2011)
Degree: BSc.(Hons) Biotechnology, University of Edinburgh, 2011
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Kevin Pinto-Gil

Years/Role: (MRes 2014-2015)
Degree: MSc. Molecular Biotechnology, University of Barcelona ,2013
Keywords: Protein dynamics and druggability
Next position: Community pharmacist, Barcelona
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Francis Powlesland

Years/Role: (UG 2013-2014)
Degree: MChem. Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, 2014
Keywords: Ligand binding
Next position: IT consultant at IBM
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José Manuel Granadino Roldán

Degree: Professor in Physical Chemistry, University of Jaen, 2016
Keywords: Free energy calculations
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Giulia Sebastio

Years/Role: (UG 2014-2015)
Degree: MChem. Chemistry, University of Edinburgh , 2015
Keywords: Protein dynamics and druggability
Next position: Graduate regulatory officer, Kerry group
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Chang Su

Years/Role: (PGT 2014)
Degree: PGT Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, 2013
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Jodie Watson

Years/Role: (UG 2012-2013)
Degree: MChem. Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, 2013
Keywords: Ligand binding
Next position: PGCE student, London
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