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Professor Ross Boyle

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Ross Boyle

Professor of Biological Chemistry

Post Nominals PhD, FRSC, FHEA
Biography Professor Boyle was promoted to Professor of Biological Chemistry in 2011 after joining the University as Reader in Biological Chemistry in 2000.

He studied for his PhD in organic photochemistry, under the supervision of George Truscott, at Paisley College, Scotland, where he gained his BSc in Chemistry in 1986.

In 1990, he moved to Canada to carry out postdoctoral research, first at the MRC Group in Radiation Sciences, Universite de Sherbrooke, Quebec, and then at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver.

He returned to the UK to take up a post as lecturer of biological chemistry, at the University of Essex, in 1996.
Research Interests Photochemistry and Photobiology. Photodynamic Therapy. Synthetic chemistry of porphyrins and related macrocycles. Bioconjugation. Cancer Therapies. Antimicrobial materials.
Teaching and Learning Module coordinator for Inorganic and Bio-organic Chemistry (Level 6).
Module coordinator for Advanced Biological and Medicinal Chemistry (Level 7).
Lecture in Benzene and Heteroaromatic Chemistry (Level 5)
Lecture in Porphyrins and related macrocycles (Level 6)
Retrosynthesis and Synthetic Design (Level 7)
Photochemistry and Photobiology (Level 7)
Supervise Advanced Organic Laboratory (Level 6)
Project supervisor for Group Research Projects (Level 6)
Project Supervisor for Extended Research Projects (Level 7)
Scopus Author ID 7202685730