dr. R.G. (Richard) Doveston - Expertise

Doveston, dr. R.G.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Department :
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Section :
Chemical Biology
Positioncategory :
Postdoc (PD)
Position :
Postdoc
Room :
ST 3.21
Tel :
+31 40-247 3762
Tel (internal) :
3762
Email :
r.g.doveston@tue.nl

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Biography

Richard graduated from the University of Leicester in 2008 with a first class MChem degree in Pharmaceutical chemistry (including a year in industry with GlaxoSmithKline). He went on to complete a Ph.D. in the group of Prof. Richard J. K. Taylor at the University of York, where his work culminated in the first total synthesis of the natural product janoxepin. In 2012 he moved to a post-doctoral position with Prof. Adam Nelson and Prof. Steve Marsden at the University of Leeds to work in the area of lead-oriented synthesis. Here, his research involved the development of both computational tools and synthetic methodologies which when used in combination could efficiently deliver libraries of ‘lead-like’ molecular scaffolds.

In March 2015 Richard moved to work in the Chemical Biology Group at the TU/e. His research, carried out under Prof. Luc Brunsveld and Dr. Christian Ottmann, focusses on the synthesis and evaluation of small molecules as potential modulators of protein-protein interactions.