David Palmer

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  • United Kingdom

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Theoretical and computational chemistry Molecular Informatics

20032021

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Personal Statement

I am a Senior Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Stratchlyde.  I was born in London, but grew up in Cumbria in north west England.  After obtaining a Masters degree in Chemistry from the University of Sheffield, I worked as a synthesis chemist for Norbrook Laboratories before reading my PhD in Chemistry at the University of Cambridge.  Between 2008 and 2011, I was a postdoctoral researcher at Aarhus University in Denmark and then at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics in the Sciences in Leipzig, Germany.   In 2012 I was awarded a Marie Curie Research Fellowship and returned to the UK to join the Department of Physics at the University of Strathclyde.  I moved to my current position in the Department of Chemistry in February 2014.

Research Interests

The main focus of my research is the development and application of molecular simulation and molecular informatics methods to solve industrially relevant problems at the interface between biochemistry and chemical physics.  Recent examples have included the design of an enzyme for use in food manufacturing (in collaboration with Chr. Hansen A/S) and the development of new methods for computational drug discovery using the Integral Equation Theory of Molecular Liquids (in collaboration with AstraZeneca).

Expertise & Capabilities

  • Theoretical and computational chemistry
  • Solvation Thermodynamics
  • Molecular Simulation
  • Cheminformatics/Bioinformatics
  • Drug Discovery
  • Biochemistry
  • Machine Learning

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge

Award Date: 1 Jan 2008

Master of Chemistry, University of Sheffield

Award Date: 1 Jan 2001

Keywords

  • computational chemistry
  • molecular simulation
  • biochemistry
  • chemical physics
  • biophysics
  • bionanotechnology
  • integral equation theory of molecular liquids
  • molecular dynamics
  • molecular informatics

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