Posts Held


March 2004

(University of Strathclyde)

Senior Lecturer

April 2003


June 2002 - April 2003

BBSRC David Phillips Five Year Fellow

June 1997 - June 2002

Postdoctoral Fellow with Prof Ewen Smith

January 1996 - June 1997


(University of Edinburgh)

PhD with Prof Tom Brown
'Synthesis and study of chemically modified antisense anti-HIV oligonucleotides'

Graduated November 1996


BSc Hons


Graduated July 1992

Other Achievements

Awarded 30th SAC Silver Medal for:
'Innovative synthesis of new analytical reagents for sensitive and selective analysis'

July 2004


Winner RSC Analytical Grand Prix Fellowship
(Click here to view the powerpoint presentation)


October 2002 - October 2007


Chartered Chemist, MRSC


July 1999