Dr Penny Turner

Post:Research Fellow in Medicinal Chemistry (Biochemistry)
Location:ARUNDEL BUILDING 315
Email:P.A.Turner@sussex.ac.uk

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

Penny joined the SDDC in January 2017 to work in oncology after spending 3.5 yrs working in Dundee Drug Discovery Unit. In Dundee, Penny worked on several lead optimisation series in the TB team, working within the TB Drug Accelerator. Penny completed her doctorate in Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Warwick working on the synthesis of analogues of the Kigamicin natural products. She also developed assays for testing these analogues against pancreatic cancer at the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter. Penny obtained her MChem/MedChem from the University of Warwick which included a placement year working in neurodegeneration at GSK in Harlow.