2019 Grimwade Visiting Fellow Oration: Professor Sir Thomas Blundell

12 September 2019

Event date: Wednesday 25 September 2019

Professor Sir Thomas Blundell, FRS FMedSci Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge will present Science, Society and Spinouts: From Genomes and Structural Biology to Drug Discovery at this year’s Grimwade Visiting Fellow Oration.

Professor Tom Blundell is Director of Research and Professor Emeritus in the Department of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge, where he was previously Sir William Dunn Professor and Head of Department and Chair of School of Biological Sciences. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society, member of the European Molecular Biology Organisation (EMBO), fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
(UK) amongst other prestigious posts.

Professor Blundell has made many important contributions as a structural biologist in understanding polypeptide hormones, growth factors, receptor activation, signal transduction, and DNA repair. He has produced many widely used software packages for protein modelling and design and for predicting effects of mutations and to understand cancer & drug resistance. He has published ~630 research papers, including ~40 in Nature and Science, and has an H-factor of 114.

Event Details

Date: Wednesday 25 September 2019
Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm
Venue: Bio21 Institute Auditorium, 30 Flemington Road, Parkville
Enquiries: biochemadmin@unimelb.edu.au
Bookings: Bookings are essential.
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