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Wednesday, 30th January 2013

Starts: 30 January 2013

Dr Ali Tavassoli (School of Chemistry, Southampton University)

Dr Ali Tavassoli

Southampton University

"Targeting tumour metabolism with cyclic peptide inhibitors of protein-protein interactions"

Ali is a Reader in chemical biology, jointly appointed at the School of Chemistry and the Cancer Sciences division of the Faculty of Medicine. He is the recipient of a Career Establishment Award from Cancer Research UK, and the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences' medal for European Young Chemist. 

His research group has a multidisciplinary background, with expertise in chemistry, biochemistry and cancer biology. The main focus of his research is to understand the protein-protein interaction networks that link hypoxia-response to the metabolic changes associated with tumorigenesis. 

Ali is currently the Chair of the RSC's "BioOrganic Group" and a member of the RSC's "Chemistry and Biology Interface Division" council. 

More information including publications can be obtained here:



Redwood 2.60c (NLT)

4pm. Refreshments from 3:50pm



Prof Mark Gumbleton

Position:Professor of Experimental Therapeutics and Director of Research
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