Prof. Gideon Grogan
Gideon Grogan is Professor of Biochemistry at the University of York UK. Following PhD studies at the University of Exeter with Dr Andrew Willetts and Prof. Stanley Roberts, he took a postdoctoral position with Profs. Nicholas Turner and Sabine Flitsch at the University of Edinburgh, and then moved to York in 2000. His major research interest is in the discovery, characterisation, application and engineering of enzymes that have potential as industrial biocatalysts, using techniques ranging from organic synthesis to microbiology, enzymology and X-ray crystallography. He is the author of over one hundred publications in the area of applied biocatalysis and is the author of a book ‘Practical Biotransformations’.