Stephen Withers

Professor

Research Classification

Enzymes and Proteins
Blood Substitutes
Organic Molecules and Biomolecules
Biological and Biochemical Mechanisms
Diabetes

Research Interests

Drug development
enzyme inhibition
carbohydrates
glycobiology
metagenomics
directed evolution

Relevant Degree Programs

 

Research Methodology

Organic synthesis, molecular biology, directed evolution, synthetic biology, metagenomics, Carbohydrate chemistry

Recruitment

Master's students
Doctoral students
Postdoctoral Fellows
Some financial support is available
2018

Development of novel therapeutics for diabetes and lysosomal storage diseases
Discovery of enzymes for the enzymatic removal of cell surface antigens
In vitro and In vivo glycosylation of proteins

I support experiential learning experiences, such as internships and work placements, for my graduate students and Postdocs.
I am open to hosting Visiting International Research Students (non-degree, up to 12 months).

Postdoctoral Fellows

  • Kieran Hudson (Enzymes and Proteins, Biomedical Technologies, Organic Molecules and Biomolecules, Chemical Synthesis and Catalysis)
 

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