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Recent Group Members

Postdoctoral Research Associates

1999-2001 Dr Afzal Khan University of Warwick funding - Precise control of polymer architecture using self-assembly,

co-supervised by Professor D M Haddleton, Dr M J Hannon.

currently Eisai Pharmaceuticals, London

2003-2005 Dr Suzanne Dilly BBSRC funding - cDNA viral display and small molecule immobilization chemistry,

co-supervised by Dr PC Taylor and Dr AJ Clark.

2005-2006 Dr Suzanne Dilly BBSRC follow-on funding - The ‘Magic Tag’ Kit: A Tool for Simple, Rapid Immobilisation of Bioactive Molecules

for Chemical Genomics Applications,

co-supervised by Dr PC Taylor and Dr AJ Clark.

Dr Suzanne Dilly EPSRC Adventurous Chemistry - Moving the 'Magic Tag' chemical genomics approach into the human clinical arena.

co-supervised by Dr PC Taylor and Dr AJ Clark.

Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, a2sp Limited, Magic Tag® chemical genomics technology

2009- CEO Tangent Reprofiling Limited 

2010-11 Dr Xianjin Cui (EPSRC Cold Water Cleaning - collaborative project with Dr Ping Liu, University of Warwick School of Engineering and Dr Haitao Ye, Aston University, Engineering). Moved to a position at the Division of Imaging Sciences, The Rayne Institute, St Thomas' Hospital and also holds an Honorary Research Fellowship at the University of Warwick.


PhD Students

1997 - 2000 Stephen Carlisle - Supported Dendrimers for Application to Combinatorial Chemistry.

BBSRC CASE Award with Zeneca Agrochemicals

1997 - 2000 Rajeeve Sagar - Self-Assembly via Hydrogen Bonding.

2000 - 2004 Margarita Garcia - Templated Polymerisation using Hydrogen Bonds - EPSRC Fast Stream Award

including year with Professor S H Gellman at University of Wisconsin.

2001 - 2004 Matthew P Beecham - New Amphiphiles for Refolding Proteins - EPSRC DTA.

2002 - 2005 Craig Wood - Novel Supported Organocatalysts - EPSRC CASE Award with Polymer Laboratories.

2002 - 2005 Asawin Likhitsup - Supramolecular Architecture from Nucleoside Derivatives.

2004 - 2007 Tim Smith - BBSRC Chemical Genomics Project with Professor Richard Napier and Dr Andrew Thompson in the School of Life Sciences. Tim is currently a Research Chemist with Lubrizol Ltd.

2008 - 2011 Katherine Casey-Green (EPSRC CASE award with Tangent Reprofiling Limited , Dr Paul Taylor and Professor Donald Singer, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire and Warwick Medical School).

Kate successfully graduated July 2011. Well done Kate!


MSc by Research

1997-1998 Michael Wong - Synthesis of Novel Linkers for the Immobilisation of Biomolecules

MSc Chemistry with Scientific Writing

2009 -2010 Nathalie Ouaret (with Professor Martin Feelisch, Warwick Medical School)


MChem Students

2003 - 2004 Andrew Shepherd, Kenyon Jew

2004 - 2005 Rajan Randev, Luana Beynon

2005 - 2006 Leanne Wale

2006 - 2007 Rachel Athersmith, Nicholas Butt

2007 - 2008 Danny Allwood, Zara Locke

2008 - 2009 Kieron Clement-Smith, David Steadman

2009 - 2010 Amy Cooper, Mark Scott

2010 - 2011 Catherine Peck, Benjamin Firth


Erasmus Visitors

amongst others ...

2003 Karl Börjesson (Chalmers University)

2006 Airy Navarro Vega (University of Barcelona)

2010 Sophie Ton That Tri (Université de Caen) co-supervised by Dr Paul Taylor