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Yusuf Hamied Department of Chemistry

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Replicating photosynthesis through electro-chemistry

Dr Jenny Zhang holds a BBSRC David Phillips Fellowship in the Department of Chemistry and researches the use of electro-chemistry to study biological processes like photosynthesis.

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Understanding the molecular structure of biological tissues

Melinda Duer is Professor of Biological and Biomedical Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry. Her group studies the chemical structure of the extracellular matrix and its role in aging and degenerative diseases.

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Carbon capture and energy storage to tackle climate change

Dr Alex Forse is a lecturer in Materials Chemistry, who researches new materials that could help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and tackle climate change.

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Molecular simulation to understand DNA

Dr Rosana Collepardo is a joint lecturer in Chemistry and Genetics, as well as a Winton Advanced Research Fellow in the Department of Physics. She develops computer models to delve deeper into the link between genome structure and function, and to help us understand how cells with the same DNA develop into heart or brain cells.

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Climate, ice cores and atmospheric particles

Dr Chiara Giorio is a lecturer in Atmospheric Chemistry who researches air quality and climate.