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Prof Simon Morley

Post:Professor of Signal Transduction (Biochemistry)
Location:JMS BUILDING 2C25
Email:S.J.Morley@sussex.ac.uk

Telephone numbers
Internal:2794
UK:01273 872794
International:+44 1273 872794

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Biography

2010-present; Professor of Signal Transduction, University of Sussex.

2005-2010; Reader in Biochemistry, University of Sussex.

1995-2005; Senior Research Fellow of The Wellcome Trust, in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Sussex.

1992-1995; Senior Research Faculty sponsored by a project grant from The Wellcome Trust, in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Sussex.

1990-1992; Postdoctoral research worker in the laboratory of Dr. George Thomas, Friedrich Miescher-Institut, Basel, Switzerland.

1987-1990; Postdoctoral research worker under the sponsorship of Dr. Jolinda Traugh, Department of Biochemistry, University of California at Riverside, Riverside, U.S.A. 

1984-1987; Postdoctoral research worker under the sponsorship of Dr. John W.B. Hershey, Department of Biological Chemistry, School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, U.S.A.

1981-1984; Ph.D. in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, England under the supervision of Dr. Richard Jackson and Dr.Tim Hunt.

1978-1981; 1st class B.Sc.(Hons) in the Department of Biochemistry, School of Biological Sciences, University of Sussex.

Role

Module Convenor for Introduction to Metabolism and Pharmacology

Module Co-Convenor for Haematology and Anatomy

Module convenor for Post-Transcriptional Control of Gene Expression

Module Convenor for Cell Signalling and Therapeutics

Module Convenor for Clinical Biochemistry

Community and Business


Editorial affiliations
Editorial Board for The Biochemical Journal (Cell).
Editorial Board for FEBS Journal.

Grant panel membership and external examining
Member for the Biosciences Panel for the Science Academy of Finland (2005-present).

Member of the Genes Theme Panel I for the Biochemical Society (2007-2013).

Chair of BBSRC grant review Panel D (2009-2015)

Member of the BBSRC sLoLa grant Panel

Member of the BBSRC Science Advisory Board

Member of the Wellcome Trust Panel of Experts

Member of the Agence Nationale de la Recherche grant review EQUIPEX committee (2010-2012).

External examiner for the Genes and Gene Expression course, Molecular and Metabolic Signalling Centre, St George's University of London, London (2009-2012).

External examiner for Molecular Cell Biology, The University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland (2010-2013).

External examiner for Biochemistry, University College Dublin, Ireland (2013-2016).

External examiner for Biochemistry, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (2016-present).