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Cofactor Recycling Paper Published

Posted on 9 January 2017 by Robert Mart

Congratulations to Antonio, Will and Louis whose new paper in ACS Catalysis has been chosen to be highlighted as an Editor's Choice in Chemical & Engineering News. Antonio has created […]

SWBio DTP PhD Positions Available

SWBio DTP PhD Positions Available

Posted on 9 November 2016 by Robert Mart

We are delighted to announce the availability of two South West Biosciences Doctoral Training Programme PhD positions: "Fungal Hosts for Production of Unusual and Unnatural Terpene Cyclase Feedstocks" and "Designing […]

New PhD Students

New PhD Students

Posted on 18 October 2016 by Robert Mart

Welcome back Florence and Luke, who join our terpene cyclase team.

Welcome Martin!

Welcome Martin!

Posted on 30 September 2016 by Robert Mart

Welcome to Martin Übler, who joined us last week and will work on PhotoBioChemistry.

Cardiff Chemistry Conference

Cardiff Chemistry Conference

Posted on 10 May 2016 by Robert Mart

The 15th annual Cardiff Chemistry Conference was held this week. The conference opened with a welcome and remarks from the Head of School of Chemistry, Prof. Allemann. After Prof. Holger […]

New Research Associate

New Research Associate

Posted on 7 April 2016 by Robert Mart

Welcome to Dr Katherine Williams who joins our terpene cyclase team from Leibniz Universität in Hannover!

Selective Carbocation Quenching

Selective Carbocation Quenching

Posted on 5 April 2016 by Robert Mart

Our new publication in Biochemistry explores the mechanism of germacradien-4-ol synthase. This enzyme is unusual because water is usually rigorously excluded from the active site to protect the reactive carbocation […]

Selecting Against Dynamics

Selecting Against Dynamics

Posted on 5 April 2016 by Robert Mart

Our new paper in Chemical Science examines the kinetic parameters of dihydrofolate reductase enzymes from different organisms. Whilst some have suggested that dynamic coupling is a key tool for explaining […]

New Research Associate

New Research Associate

Posted on 3 February 2016 by Robert Mart

Welcome to Dr Alan Scott, who joins our enzyme kinetics team from Bristol University.

BBC Wales Science Cafe

BBC Wales Science Cafe

Posted on 26 November 2015 by Robert Mart

Professor Allemann recently appeared on BBC Wales' Science Cafe radio programme, talking to Adam Walton about how our group is probing the inner workings of enzymes (starting at 7:23 in […]