Professor Jenny Littlechild and postdoctoral researcher Dr Kirsty Line. Photo copyright Tim Pestridge

Professor Jenny Littlechild and postdoctoral researcher Dr Kirsty Line. Photo copyright Tim Pestridge

Professor Jennifer Littlechild
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Profile

I am a biochemist/structural biologist with interests in the structure and mechanism of a range of microbial and human enzymes. I have special interest in industrial biotechnology and biocatalysis. I am director of the Exeter Biocatalysis Centre and I am a member of the Cellular & Chemical Biology research group.

Qualifications

1973 PhD Biophysics, Kings College, University of London
1969 MI Biology (by examination) Biochemistry, special topic Microbial Biochemistry
1967 LI Biology (by examination) Physical and Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry

Career

1999-present Professor of Biological Chemistry, University of Exeter & Director of Exeter Biocatalysis Centre
1991-1994 Senior Lectureship (Wellcome Trust) in Biological & Medicinal Chemistry, University of Exeter
1984-1991 SERC Senior Research Fellow, Biotechnology Directorate, University of Bristol
1981-1984 Principal Investigator, MRC Project Grant, Department of Biochemistry, University of Bristol
1975-1981 Group Leader, Max-Planck Instut fur Molekular Genetik, Berlin, Germany
1974-1975 Instructor, Department of Biochemical Sciences, Princeton University, USA
1974 Department of Biochemical Sciences, Princeton University, USA
1973 Department of Biophysics, Kings College, University of London

Contact details

Email
Tel+44 (0) 1392 3468
Fax+44 (0) 1392 723434
BuildingBiocatalysis Centre
OfficeBC2.1
AddressThe Henry Wellcome Building for Biocatalysis
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
University of Exeter
Stocker Road
Exeter
EX4 4QD
UK

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