Barry Potter#


Detailed Curriculum vitae(info), April 2015

EDUCATION
  • School: 1965 – 1972 Hove County Grammar School
  • University: Oxford University; Worcester College (1973 – 1977); Wolfson College (1977 – 1981)
  • 1977 BA Honours degree in Chemistry, 1st Class – Part I (1976); Part II (1977). Supplementary subjects: Chemical Pharmacology; Molecular Biophysics; History and Philosophy of Science. Part II thesis title: The chemical modification of papain and the mechanism of action of fumarase
  • 1980 MA
  • 1981 DPhil – title: An investigation of enzyme mechanisms using substrate analogues (supervisor: G Lowe FRS)
  • 1993 DSc Oxford University

SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES
  • 1973 – 1977 Open Exhibition in Natural Sciences, Worcester College, Oxford
  • 1977 The Part II Thesis Prize in Organic Chemistry, Oxford University
  • 1977 Worcester College Society Prize (best performance in science subjects honour schools)
  • 1978 – 1980 Graduate Scholarship, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 1980 – 1981 Junior Research Fellowship, Wolfson College, Oxford

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS
  • 1977 – 1979 SRC Research Studentship, The Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford
  • 1979 – 1981 SRC Postdoctoral Research Assistantship, The Dyson Perrins Laboratory, Oxford
  • 1980 – 1981 Junior Research Fellowship, Wolfson College, Oxford
  • 1981 – 1984 Royal Society European Exchange Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Experimentelle Medizin, Göttingen, FRG
  • 1983 – 1984 Wissenschaftlicher Mitarbeiter der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, Göttingen, FRG
  • 1984 – 1990 Lecturer in Biological Chemistry, Leicester University
  • 1987 – 1990 Lister Institute Research Fellow, Leicester University
  • 1990 – 1995 Lister Institute Research Professor of Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, University of Bath
  • 1990 – 2015 Professor of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry, University of Bath (established chair)
  • 2006 – 2015 Visiting Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Oxford
  • 2006 – 2015 Associate Member, Dept of Pharmacology, University of Oxford
  • 1990 – 2015 Professor of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry & Head of Medicinal Chemistry Section, Department of Pharmacy & Pharmacology, University of Bath
  • 2015 - 2018 Visiting Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, University of Bath
  • 2015 - Professor of Medicinal & Biological Chemistry, Department of Pharmacology, University of Oxford

MAJOR PRIZES
  • 2007/8 Royal Society of Chemistry George and Christine Sosnovsky Award & Medal in Cancer Therapy
  • 2007 Royal Society of Chemistry UCB-Celltech Industrially Sponsored Award & Medal for Chemical Biology
  • 2009 Royal Society of Chemistry Biological & Medicinal Chemistry Section, Malcolm Campbell Memorial Prize & Medal
  • 2009 GlaxoSmithKline International Achievement Award
  • 2010 Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Prize & Medal
  • 2012 European Life Science Awards “Investigator of the Year”
  • 2015/16 Royal Society of Chemistry-BMCS Endowed Medicinal Chemistry Lectureship

PROFESSIONAL FELLOWSHIPS & MEMBERSHIPS
  • 1990 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Member since 1981); Chartered Chemist CChem
  • 1985 Member of the Biochemical Society
  • 1995 Member of the Lister Institute of Preventive Medicine
  • 2004 Chartered Scientist CSci
  • 2005 Member of the American Association for Cancer Research
  • 2008 Member of the American Chemical Society
  • 2008 Fellow of the Institute of Directors (FIoD, Member since 2000)
  • 2008 Fellow of the Society of Biology (FSB, formerly FIBiol); Chartered Biologist CBiol
  • 2014 Member International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)

HONOURS
  • 2008 Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences
  • 2009 Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (by Trustee invitation)
  • 2009 Member of Academia Europaea

LECTURESHIPS
  • 1993 Walsh Memorial Lecturer (University of Dundee)
  • 2000 Prestige Lectureship (University of Bradford)
  • 2007/8 RSC George and Christine Sosnovsky Endowed Lectureship
  • 2010/11 RSC Interdisciplinary Prize Endowed Lectureship
  • 2015/16 Royal Society of Chemistry-BMCS Endowed Lectureship

DIRECTORSHIPS
  • 1997 – 2004 Board Director, Sterix Ltd
  • 2004 - 2009 Non-Executive Director, Sterix Ltd
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