Chemistry

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Dr Lewis Pennicott

Post:Research Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Location:ARUNDEL BUILDING 315
Email:L.E.Pennicott@sussex.ac.uk
Personal homepage:http://www.sussex.ac.uk/lifesci/chemistry/people/list/person/103162

Telephone numbers
Internal:8419
UK:01273 678419
International:+44 1273 678419
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Biography

Lewis was managing director of the CRO Susschem Ltd for 4 years.  During this time he was one of the synthetic chemists involved in the discovery of the Gram-negative antibiotic GSK2251052 and he also designed and synthesised compounds for an anti-inflammatory (PDE4) target and an anti-viral (HCV NS3) target. In 2010 Lewis joined Evotec as a Senior Scientist. Whilst with Evotec he has worked within analgesic (P2X3), neurodegenerative (KMO) and oncology (EZH2) drug discovery programs. Lewis is highly experienced in the synthesis of a large range of organic molecules and has previously supervised and mentored research students at the University of Sussex.