Dr Andrew Carnell
University of Liverpool, UK
Andrew Carnell is a graduate from the University of Kent (1988) and obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Exeter (1991) for work on the use of Cycloalkanone Monooxygenase enzymes in Organic Synthesis. As a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Montreal, Canada, he worked with Prof Steve Hanessian on the total synthesis of the indole alkaloid reserpine before returning to Exeter as a Chiroscience Lecturer.
From 1993, Andrew was a Research Chemist in the Chiral Chemistry Group at Associated Octel Ltd., before joining the staff at the University of Liverpool in January 1996, where he is now Senior Lecturer. His research interests are in the discovery, development and application of biotransformations in organic synthesis, directed evolution, high throughput screening and medicinal chemistry.
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