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About Robin
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Academic Activities, Robin Leatherbarrow


  • Head of Section, Biological and Biophysical Chemistry, Imperial College
  • Editorial board, Protein Engineering
  • Editorial board, Marine Drugs
  • Editorial board, Progress in Reaction Kinetics and Mechanism
  • Committee Member, Protein and Peptide Science group of the RSC
  • Director, Erithacus Software Limited
  • Member of Scientific Advisory Board, Inpharmatica
  • Management committee, Imperial College Centre for Chemical Biology
  • Member, Chemical Biology Forum of the RSC


  • Member, Biochemistry and Cell Biology panel, BBSRC (1999-2002)
  • Hon Treasurer, British Biophysical Society (1993-1999)
  • Membership Secretary, British Biophysical Society (1993-1999)
  • Committee member, Molecular Enzymology group of the Biochemical Society (1993-1997)
  • Hon. Secretary, Biophysical Chemistry group of the RSC
  • European Editor, Protein and Peptide Letters (1997-2004)

Membership of Professional Bodies

2000- Member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Chartered Chemist
1999- Member of the Biochemical Society
1993- Member of the British Biophysical Society

Visiting Professorships

I have been invited to visiting Professorships at the following institutions:

May 1998 Visiting Professor of Chemistry, University of Florence.
April 1999 Visiting Professor, Shandong Medical University, China

Industrial Support

I am pleased to acknowledge the support and encouragement of a number of companies towards our research efforts. Particular mentions go to:


Support for our program of proteinase inhibitor studies

Labsystems Affinity Sensors

Support and collaboration on the development of biosensor methodologies

PerSeptive Biosystems

Support concerning use of fluorescence platereaders.