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Welcome to the Webb group

Protein chemistry: function and modification

Welcome to the home of the Webb research group. We are an interdisciplinary research group that uses the tools of both synthetic chemistry and molecular biology to gain understanding of living systems and their regulation. We are also interested in development of new biophysical techniques and therapeutic modalities. 

Recent research highlights include the development of new methods for protein modification, the identification of new proteins in biosynthetic pathways and the elaboration of a new class of stable phosphohistidine analogue. 

  • Two BBSRC-funded project studentship opportunities are available with Bruce and Mike: engineering of glycoproteins and global regulation of metabolism. 
    Details are available here. Candidates may also be interested in the Wellcome Trust scheme, details of which are here, check out Phil's starring role in the video. 
  • October '14 - A warm welcome to Gemma, Arthur, Zoe, Sarah, Tara and Pete who have joined the group. 
  • July '14 - Congratulations to Briony who has passed her PhD viva
  • February '14 - Congratulations to James on passing his PhD viva
  • January '14 - Congratulations to Heather on passing her PhD viva