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Professor in the Department of PhysicsPH259+44 (0) 191 33 43644
Member of the Centre for Materials Physics109+44 (0) 191 33 43644


Research Interests

My research centres on the biomolecular design approach to synthetic biology. Current directions include:

  • The design of a novel protein based motor that walks along DNA.
  • The design of sequences that adopt multiple native states.
  • Peptide based methods for coupling changes in chemical potential to mechanical outputs.
  • Understanding the energy landscape of coiled-coil oligomerization. 
  • The design of self-assembling fibre systems.

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