John Schwabe - Curriculum Vitae#

  • 2014: ScD, University of Cambridge
  • 1991: PhD, MRC-Lab. of Molecular Biology and Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The structure and function of the DNA binding domain from the oestrogen receptor
  • 1987: BA (Hons) Biochemistry, University College, Oxford

  • 2010- Head of Department of Biochemistry. Responsible for a Department of c.30 academic staff and their research groups.
  • 2009- Leader of the Molecular and Cellular Biosciences Research Theme.
    Providing scientific leadership within the College of Medicine,Biological Sciences and Psychology.
  • 2006- Professor of Structural Biology, University of Leicester. Leading a research team of 6 postdoctoral scientists, 10 graduate students and 1 experimental officer.
  • 1997-2006: Scientific Group Leader, MRC-Lab. of Molecular Biology, Cambridge. Leading a research group studying the molecular mechanisms of gene regulation with an emphasis on nuclear receptors and co-regulator complexes.
  • 1995-1997: Staff Scientist, Salk Institute for Biological Studies, La Jolla, California. Pursuing structural and functional studies of nuclear receptors in the lab of Prof Ron Evans. Also collaborating with developmental biologists studying limb development.
  • 1991-1994: Postdoctoral fellow, MRC-Lab. of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.//Solved the crystal structure of the DNA binding domain from the oestrogen receptor bound to DNA.

Significant / prestigious funding:
  • 2014-20: Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award £2,391,777
  • 2013-17: EU RP7 ITN c. €500,000 per participant
  • 2008-13: Wellcome Trust Programme Grant £1,351,297
  • 2001-05: Human Frontier Science Program Young Investigator Grant $250,000
  • 2000-05: EU Network Training Grant (Coordinator) c. €200,000 per participant

Other Scientific activities:
  • Panel Member - Wellcome Trust Senior Investigator Award
  • Main Organiser EMBO Conference on Nuclear Receptors, Sorrento
  • Fellow of the Society of Biology
  • Biochemical Society Local Ambassador
  • Organiser Midlands Biophysics Symposium
  • International expert AERES panel to review CNRS Institute
  • Organiser EMBO Conference on Nuclear Receptors, Lake Garda

International conferences / seminars:

  • National Cancer Institute (NKI - Amsterdam)
  • EMBO Conference on Nuclear Receptors (Corsica, France)
  • FEBS Workshop (Spetses, Greece)
  • Epigenetics Summer School (Arolla, Switzerland)
  • NR-NET Meeting (Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Thyroid Hormone Receptor Workshop (Milan, Italy)

  • Johns Hopkins Medical School (Baltimore, USA)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Symposium (USA)
  • Epigenetics Conference (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Nuclear Receptor Conference (Strasbourg, France)
  • British Crystallographic Association Session organiser & chair (UK)
  • University of Geneva (Switzerland)
  • NR-NET Meeting (Athens, Greece)

  • Karolinska Institutet Mini symposium (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • FEBS Workshop on Nuclear Receptors (Spetses, Greece)
  • FASEB meeting on HDACs (Lucca, Italy)
  • British Society for Neuroendocrinology Conference (Manchester)
  • The Endocrine Society Meeting (San Francisco, USA)

  • Japanese Biochemical Society Meeting (Fukuoka, Japan)
  • Cold Spring Harbor Meeting (USA)
  • Max Plank Institute for Epigenetics (Freiburg, Germany)
  • Keystone Symposium (Whistler, British Columbia, Canada)
  • Irish Association of Cancer Research Meeting (Belfast)

  • EMBO Conference on Nuclear Receptors (Barcelona, Spain)
  • FEBS Workshop on Nuclear Receptors (Spetses, Greece)
  • UCLA External Seminar

  • Benelux Nuclear Receptor Meeting (Ghent, Belgium)
  • University of Leuven, External Seminar
  • International Congress on Endocrinology (Kyoto, Japan)
  • ICE Satellite Symposium (Kyoto, Japan)

  • EMBO Conference on Nuclear Receptors (Dubrovnik,
  • FASEB Summer Research Conference (Vermont, USA)

  • Keystone Symposium on Nuclear Receptors (USA)
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