Area of Current Research Interests
Sequence specific recognition of DNA by small molecules (drugs and other ligands), oligonucleotides and proteins. Novel DNA structures (triple helix and quadruplex formation).
Promoted to Senior Lecturer from 1.10.92.
Appointed Reader Division of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, School of Biological Sciences from 1.10.94.
Elected a Member of the Institute, 1996.
Promoted to a personal chair in Biochemistry 1.7.00.
Executive Editor, Nucleic Acids Research from 1.2.02.
Appointed Head of Division of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, 1.9.02.
Taken a 50% position in July 2015 as Associate Director of the Faraday Institute for Science and Religion at St Edmund’s College, Cambridge, whilst retaining post in Southampton (reduced to 50%).