2015 Associate Dean Enterprise and Impact, LHS, Aston University.
2013 Reader in Molecular Biology, Aston University.
2013 BBSRC Commercial Innovator of the Year.
2013 Aston Excellence Award for Outstanding Contribution to Innovation and/or Technological Improvement.
2009-2012 Course Director, MSc Biotechnology.
2006-2013 Senior Lecturer in Molecular Biology, LHS, Aston University.
2005-2006 LHS Innovation Fellow, Business Partnership Unit (partial secondment).
2004-2005 CEO, ProtaMAX Ltd.
2003-2004 Medici Fellow (Commercialisation and Entrepreneurial Training).
1995-2006 Lecturer in Molecular Biology, LHS, Aston University.
1993-94 Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School (PI: Prof. C.C. Richardson).
1989-92 PhD, UMIST (Supervisor: Prof. T.A. Brown).
1986-89 BSc Hons Biochemistry (Class 1) UMIST (now integrated into the University of Manchester)
• Protein Engineering
• Research at the interface between molecular biology and the physical sciences
• Development of enabling technologies for biomedicines
• Protein-DNA interactions of Cys2His2 zinc fingers
• Protein-DNA interactions of single Cys4 zinc fingers