School of Life Sciences

Spencer Lab

Welcome to the Spencer group website.




Group "us"ie; 1-10-14: LHS JS,



 Meeting with our collaborator Prof Jay Bradner of JQ1 fame. Oxford 2015.


New paper out: Angew. Chem. frontpiece!


Synthesis of an (NHC)2Pd(SiMe3)2 (NHC = N-Heterocyclic Carbene) Complex. Catalytic, cis-Bis-Silylations of Internal Alkynes with Unactivated Disilanes" Ansell, M. B.; Roberts, D. E.; Cloke, F. G. N.; Navarro, O*.; Spencer, J.* Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2015, 54, 5578.






funding has been secured for a 1 year research study. We will investigate metal dyshomeostasis in this disease. project starts Feb 2015.