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Mr Ryan West

Post:Research Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Email:Ryan.West@sussex.ac.uk
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Biography

I have recently submitted a Thesis for my PhD on new treatments for neglected tropical diseases. I obtained my BSc in chemistry from Greenwich University, completing my studies as part of an apprenticeship with Novartis. I continued on as a scientific associate for Novartis, working on a variety of medicinal chemistry projects for 5 years before commencing my PhD. I have recently been appointed as a project leader for an oncology project at the Sussex Drug Discovery Centre that is focused on DNA damage response mechanisms.

Role

Sussex Drug Discovery Centre

Research Fellow II in Medicinal Chemistry

Qualifications

Chemistry BSc (1st) University of Greenwich

PhD Chemistry, University of Sussex (2018)