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EPSRC Support by Research Area in Chemical Biology and Biological Chemistry

Research areas are used to describe EPSRC's portfolio of excellent long term research and high quality postgraduate training.

Grants are classified using one or more research areas. All the grants listed below have some relevance to this research area. The value of the investment is the total awarded by EPSRC and does not reflect the proportion assigned to this research area.

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Grant TitlePrincipal
Investigator
OrganisationDepartmentTotal Grant
Value (£)
A Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR for the Physical and Life Sciences: Upgrade to the Ultra-high Field 950 MHz Spectrometer at OxfordRedfield, Professor CUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 477,380
A Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: A 1 GHz Spectrometer at BirminghamGunther, Professor ULUniversity of BirminghamInstitute of Cancer and Genomic Sciences 6,558,752
A Coordinated Infrastructure for NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences: Upgrade of the Leicester 800MHz NMR for Structural Biology and Drug DiscoveryVuister, Professor G WUniversity of LeicesterMolecular and Cell Biology 928,156
A National Network for Applications of High-Field NMR in the Life and Physical SciencesUhrin, Professor DUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 1,368,030
A new tool to support drug discovery: Native LESA mass spectrometry (NESA)Cooper, Professor HJUniversity of BirminghamSch of Biosciences 411,030
A Protein Functionalization Platform Based on Selective Modification at Methionine ResiduesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,892,760
Aberration-Corrected Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope with atomic resolution spectroscopy under controlled environmental conditions: AC-eSTEMLazarov, Dr VUniversity of YorkPhysics 3,250,534
An Artificial RibosomeO'Reilly, Professor RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 581,943
An Artificial RibosomeTurberfield, Professor AJUniversity of OxfordOxford Physics 664,201
An EPSRC National Research Facility to facilitate Data Science in the Physical Sciences: The Physical Sciences Data science Service (PSDS)Coles, Professor SJUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 2,996,067
Anti tumour agents from natural products - new approaches to targeting ultra potent analogues of the duocarmycinsSearcey, Professor MUniversity of East AngliaPharmacy 450,207
Autonomous Discovery of Functional Small MoleculesNelson, Professor ASUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 1,245,808
Bio-Inspired Fluorescent Carbon Dots as Probes for Rapid Detection of Bacteria in Physiological SamplesGalan, Professor MUniversity of BristolChemistry 905,400
Bioorthogonal Gold Chemistry to Explore Novel Biomedical ApplicationsUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 513,211
Capital Award for Core Equipment at Durham UniversityBain, Professor CDurham, University ofVice Chancellor's Office 275,000
Capital Award for Core Equipment at UCLPrice, Professor DUCLOffice of Vice Provost Research 650,000
Chemical biology tools for investigating the chemistry of cellular REDOX stressConway, Professor SJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 5,334,387
Chemical probes to decode the subcellular redox-regulated proteomeWright, Dr MHUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 277,691
Chemical Tools for Probing Histone Deacetylase Multiprotein Complexes in DiseaseHodgkinson, Dr JTUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 246,269
Cloud-based methods to predict the druggability of protein-protein interactions: applications to cancer and antimicrobial resistance.Laughton, Professor CUniversity of NottinghamSch of Pharmacy 293,994
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 344,249
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesRedfield, Professor CUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 17,770
Connect NMR UK: A National NMR Network for the Physical and Life SciencesButts, Professor CPUniversity of BristolChemistry 20,103
Controlling membrane translocation for artificial signal transductionWilliams, Professor NHUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 356,411
Controlling Membrane Translocation for Artificial Signal TransductionHunter, Professor CAUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 405,953
Core Equipment at the University of LeedsLinfield, Professor EHUniversity of LeedsElectronic and Electrical Engineering 550,000
CRISPR ChemistryBrown, Professor TUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 254,184
Designer Chemistry to Probe Supramolecular Assembly Mechanism and FunctionWilson, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 458,233
Diversity-Oriented Synthesis of Stapled PeptidesSpring, Professor DUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 1,205,345
Edinburgh Centre for Advanced Multi-Elemental Analysis (AMEA)Graham, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 400,000
Efficient modelling and validation of cryptic protein binding sites for drug discoveryMichel, Dr JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 198,251
Efficient modelling and validation of cryptic protein binding sites for drug discoveryGervasio, Professor FUCLChemistry 272,316
Enhancing 800 MHz NMR Capabilities at NottinghamSearle, Professor MUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 965,910
Enzymatic tools for biotechnology and medicineNeely, Dr RKUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 1,000,807
EPSRC and MRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Systems Approaches to Biomedical ScienceDeane, Professor CUniversity of OxfordMathematical, Physical&Life Sciences Div 3,554,745
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment - Imperial College LondonJennings, Professor NImperial College LondonResearch Office 840,189
EPSRC Capital Award for Core Equipment 2019McArthur, Professor SUniversity of StrathclydeElectronic and Electrical Engineering 200,000
EPSRC CDT in Sustainable Approaches to Biomedical Science: Responsible and Reproducible Research - SABS:R^3Gavaghan, Professor DUniversity of OxfordSABS CDT 5,348,003
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Automated Chemical Synthesis Enabled by Digital Molecular TechnologiesGaunt, Professor MUniversity of CambridgeChemistry 6,229,128
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in BioDesign EngineeringBaldwin, Dr GImperial College LondonLife Sciences 7,001,623
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Chemical Biology - Innovation for the Life SciencesCes, Professor OImperial College LondonChemistry 6,101,667
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Molecular Sciences for MedicineWaring, Professor MNewcastle UniversitySch of Natural & Environmental Sciences 7,291,056
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Physical Sciences for Health (Sci-Phy-4-Health)Hannon, Professor MJUniversity of BirminghamSchool of Chemistry 3,510,195
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Physical Sciences Innovation in Chemical Biology for Bioindustry and HealthcareCes, Professor OImperial College LondonChemistry 4,617,554
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Smart Medical Imaging at King's College London and Imperial College LondonSchnabel, Professor JAKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,022,394
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Synthesis for Biology and MedicineDixon, Professor DJUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 4,812,102
EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Technology Enhanced Chemical SynthesisBooker-Milburn, Professor KIUniversity of BristolChemistry 6,610,129
EPSRC Core Capital AwardCalder, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowScience and Engineering Adminstration 400,000
EPSRC Flagship Software - BioSimSpace: A shared space for the community development of biomolecular simulation workflowsMichel, Dr JUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 523,963
EPSRC IRC Proteus - Multiplexed 'Touch and Tell' Optical Molecular Sensing and Imaging - Lifetime and BeyondBradley, Professor MUniversity of EdinburghSch of Chemistry 3,852,992
EPSRC UK National Crystallography ServiceColes, Simon JohnUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 4,680,553
EPSRC-SFI: Glycoconjugate tools for sensing endoglycosidase activity: a diagnostic sugar probe for heparanaseMiller, Dr GJKeele UniversityFaculty of Natural Sciences 368,582
Evaluation of Potential of Zwitterionic Salts for the Development of Protein-Resistant SurfacesBlesic, Dr MQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 110,174
Expanding the biochemical toolbox for protein modification at cysteineMacMillan, Dr DUCLChemistry 375,298
Exploration of Linking Chemistry in the Design of Aptamer-Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Hybrids (aptaMIPs)Turner, Dr NWDe Montfort UniversitySchool of Pharmacy 296,003
FINESSE NanoBio (Fabrication and Imaging of Neon-Etched Structures and Surfaces for Engineering, Nanoscience and Biotechnology)Daly, Dr RUniversity of CambridgeEngineering 2,427,240
Heriot-Watt University EPSRC Core Equipment Funding AwardPender, Professor GHeriot-Watt UniversitySch of Engineering and Physical Science 250,000
Hydrophobic Gating in Membrane Nanopores: Water at the NanoscaleSansom, Professor MUniversity of OxfordBiochemistry 379,691
Identification and nucleotide resolution mapping of alkyl adducts in human DNAPovey, Dr AndrewUniversity of Manchester, TheSchool of Medical Sciences 253,881
Immuno-chemotherapeutic Metal Complexes for Cancer Stem Cell-Directed TherapySuntharalingam, Dr KUniversity of LeicesterChemistry 217,731
Injectable devices for sustained ocular drug deliveryKearns, Dr VRUniversity of LiverpoolInstitute of Ageing and Chronic Disease 838,666
Integrated computational and synthetic tools to drive the discovery of orthosteric protein-protein interaction inhibitorsWilson, Professor AJUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 2,751,527
Ion Beam Analysis for the 2020's and Beyond: An Integration of Elemental Mapping and 'omics'Bailey, Dr MJUniversity of SurreyChemistry 1,025,483
Lanthanide complexes as chiral probes and labelsParker, Professor DDurham, University ofChemistry 582,868
LCVD: Low-cost Cell-extract Viral DiagnosticsAjioka, Dr JWUniversity of CambridgePathology 1,541,002
Luminescent Host Molecules for Multisite Recognition of Polyphosphate AnionsButler, Dr SJLoughborough UniversityChemistry 247,277
Metal-free couplings for molecules, materials and bioactive targetsProcter, Professor DJUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,146,757
Meta-Smart: Merging de novo designed biomolecules with plasmonic metamaterials for new technologiesKadodwala, Professor MUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 1,022,161
Modify-catch-release-repeat: Reversible bioconjugations for controlled release of small molecules from antibodies and their fragmentsFascione, Dr M AUniversity of YorkChemistry 397,840
Molecular Mechanics of EnzymesVollmer, Professor FUniversity of ExeterPhysics 2,086,999
NAMS: Native ambient mass spectrometryCooper, Professor HJUniversity of BirminghamSch of Biosciences 1,241,472
Nanoscale metallomics and mineralization: advanced spectro-microscopy determination of the role of iron and calcium in Alzheimer's diseaseCollingwood, Dr JFUniversity of WarwickSch of Engineering 418,210
Nanoscale metallomics and mineralization: advanced spectro-microscopy determination of the role of iron and calcium in Alzheimer's diseaseTelling, Professor NDKeele UniversityInst for Science and Tech in Medicine 337,549
Nanostar Sieving for Oligonucleotides Manufacture (NanoSieveOligo)Livingston, Professor AImperial College LondonChemical Engineering 562,145
New Directions in Bioisostere ResearchAnderson, Professor EAUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 572,768
New Reagents for Protein ModificationBaud, Dr MUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 195,281
Next generation molecular imaging and therapy with radionuclidesBlower, Professor PKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,437,106
One size fits all: The semi-synthesis of new undecaprenol analogues for the study of multiple undecaprenyl-processing enzymesCochrane, Dr SQueen's University of BelfastSch of Chemistry and Chemical Eng 215,788
Palladium-activated prodrug therapy: a novel focal therapy for localised cancers of unmet needUnciti-Broceta, Professor AUniversity of EdinburghEdinburgh Cancer Research Centre 1,074,212
Partially fluorinated alkyl motifs for pharmaceuticals and agrochemicals researchO'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 424,425
PET Markers of Oligomeric Misfolded Proteins in Neurodegenerative DisordersAigbirhio, Professor FIUniversity of CambridgeWolfson Brain Imaging Centre 1,041,821
Poised Fragment Libraries for Atypical Bromodomain InhibitionSpencer, Professor JUniversity of SussexSch of Life Sciences 428,829
Profiling the „Methylome? Targets of the Histone Lysine Methyltransferases: DOT1LFuchter, Dr MatthewImperial College LondonDept of Chemistry 212,259
Properties and applications of Janus faced fluorocyclohexanesO'Hagan, Professor DUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 482,983
Property-Enhanced PorphyrinsChauvet, Dr A A PUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 379,306
QMUL EPSRC Core Equipment BidWang, Professor WQueen Mary University of LondonResearch Support Services 125,000
Sensors for clean water: a participatory approach for technology innovationJohnson, Dr SDUniversity of YorkElectronics 1,182,012
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Clark, Dr JUniversity of SheffieldPhysics and Astronomy 851,312
Singlet Fission in Carotenoid Aggregates (SIFICA)Barford, Professor WUniversity of OxfordOxford Chemistry 294,636
Site-selective antibody modification by cysteine-to-lysine transfer (CLT)Baker, Dr JRUCLChemistry 411,777
Site-selective functionalisation of peptides and proteins via free-radical-induced dechalcogenationMitchell, Dr NJUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 428,349
Software for experimentally driven macromolecular modellingDegiacomi, Dr MDurham, University ofChemistry 687,453
Solid-State NMR at 1.0 GHz: A World-Leading UK Facility to Deliver Advances in Chemistry, Biology and Materials ScienceBrown, Professor SPUniversity of WarwickPhysics 7,889,144
Structural dynamics and photoinduced electron transferVlcek, Professor AQueen Mary University of LondonSch of Biological and Chemical Sciences 649,756
Structural Dynamics in LOV Domain Photosensor ProteinsMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 352,953
Substrate Peptidomimetic Inhibitors (SPIs) of the COP9 signalosomeJamieson, Dr AUniversity of GlasgowSchool of Chemistry 189,897
Supporting World-Class Labs at the University of ManchesterFlavell, Professor WRUniversity of Manchester, TheThe Research Office 600,000
Supramolecular Designs on Dynamic Covalent Protein RecognitionThompson, Dr SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 244,859
Switching On and Powering Molecular Machines: Ultrafast Dynamics of PhotoswitchesMeech, Professor SUniversity of East AngliaChemistry 362,388
Synthesis and Biology of ProstanoidsAggarwal, Professor VKUniversity of BristolChemistry 1,061,277
Synthesis and characterisation of DNA adducts derived from the bracken toxin ptaquiloside.Williams, Dr DUniversity of SheffieldChemistry 354,312
Synthesis of the RNA polymerase inhibitor tagetitoxinPorter, Dr MJUCLChemistry 389,768
The quantitative analysis of signalling dynamics in breast cancer : an interdisciplinary approachBaum, Dr BuzzUCLMRC Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology 245,916
The Realisation of Fragment-Oriented SynthesisMarsden, Professor SPUniversity of LeedsSch of Chemistry 574,490
The UK High-End Computing Consortium for Biomolecular SimulationKhalid, Professor SUniversity of SouthamptonSch of Chemistry 321,432
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityAshbrook, Professor SEMUniversity of St AndrewsChemistry 30,069
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityTitman, Dr JUniversity of NottinghamSch of Chemistry 43,315
The UK High-Field Solid-State NMR National Research FacilityBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 23,982
TRANSCRIPTION AND NUCLEAR PHASE TRANSITIONSHebenstreit, Dr DUniversity of WarwickSchool of Life Sciences 1,747,030
Triple Imaging with PARASHIFT ProbesBlamire, Professor AMNewcastle UniversityTranslational and Clinical Res Institute 238,021
Triple Imaging with PARASHIFT ProbesParker, Professor DDurham, University ofChemistry 370,028
Tripping the light fantastic: elucidating global protein structural change correlated with chemical change across the femtosecond to second timescaleScrutton, Professor NSUniversity of Manchester, TheChemistry 1,419,928
Very-High Field NMR in the Physical and Life Sciences at the University of LiverpoolBlanc, Dr FUniversity of LiverpoolChemistry 1,277,656
Wellcome EPSRC Centre for Medical EngineeringRazavi, Professor RSKings College LondonImaging & Biomedical Engineering 6,165,151

Total Number of Grants: 114
Total Value of Grants: £166,241,890

The grant value may include the cost of access to facilities (these funds are not awarded to the grant holding organisation).