John Schwabe

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Tel : 0116 229 7030


  • BA(hons) Biochemistry, University College, University of Oxford (1983-1987).
  • PhD Trinity Hall, University of Cambridge & MRC-Lab of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK (1987-1991).
  • Postdoctoral fellow MRC-Lab of Molecular Biology (1992-1994).
  • Staff Scientist, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California USA (1995-1997).
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California USA (1997-1999)
  • Group Leader / Senior Scientist MRC-Lab of Molecular Biology, Cambridge UK (1997-2006)
  • Professor of Structural Biology, University of Leicester UK (2006- )
  • Head of Department of Biochemistry (2010-2015)
  • Head of Department of Molecular and Cell Biology (2015- )

Research Interests

  • Structural Biology: NMR Spectroscopy & X-ray Crystallography
  • Molecular mechanisms of the regulation of gene expression
  • Nuclear receptors and their role in metabolism, development and disease


Link to: Professor John Schwabe's Research page

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Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Henry Wellcome Building
Lancaster Road
LE1 7RH (Postal)

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T:  +44(0)116 229 7038
F:  +44(0)116 229 7123

Redfearn Lecture 2015

Professor Jean Beggs FRS

Wellcome Trust Centre for Cell Biology

University of Edinburgh

"Functional interactions between splicing, transcription and chromatin"

January 22, 2015