Michele Vendruscolo#


Michele Vendruscolo
Email:mv245 'at' cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:4511
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:mvendruscolo
Elected:2017
Homepage: http://www-vendruscolo.ch.cam.ac.uk



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Professor of Biophysics, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2008 - 2010 Reader in Theoretical Chemical Biology, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2006 - 2008 Lecturer in Theoretical Chemical Biology, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 2001 - 2009 Royal Society University Research Fellow, University of Cambridge, UK
  • 1999 - 2001 EMBO Long-Term Fellow, University of Oxford, UK
  • 1996 - 1998 Sir Charles Clore Postdoctoral Fellow, Weizmann Institute, Israel
  • 1993 - 1996 PhD in Condensed Matter Physics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
  • 1992 - 1993 MSc in Condensed Matter Physics, International School for Advanced Studies, Trieste, Italy
  • 1992 Laurea (BSc) in Physics, University of Trieste, Italy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Mechanisms of protein folding
  • Mechanisms of protein misfolding, aggregation and disease
  • Development of methods of using molecular dynamics simulations restrained with experimental data for the determination of the structures of non-native states of proteins
  • Development of methods for protein structure determination using NMR chemical shifts and residual dipolar couplings
  • Development of methods for the rational design of antibodies
  • Development of computational and experimental methods to study protein homeostasis
  • Elucidation of the molecular origins of Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease
  • Discovery of small molecules to prevent or treat Alzheimer's disease and Parkinson's disease

Honours and Awards
  • 2016 Founder and Chief Scientific Officer, Wren Therapeutics, Cambridge, Uk
  • 2015 Director, Centre for Protein Misfolding Diseases, Cambridge
  • 2013 Soft Matter & Biophysical Chemistry Award, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2013 Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2012 Giorgio Careri Memorial Lecture, Rome (Italy)
  • 2011 European Research Council, PE3 Panel Member – Condensed Matter Physics
  • 2010 – 2016 Faculty of 1000, Faculty Member, Protein Folding
  • 2009 – 2015 European Physical Society, Division of Physics of Life Sciences, Executive Board
  • 2007 – 2010 EMBO Young Investigator
  • 2007 Jean-Francois Levefre Lecture, Strasbourg (France)
  • 2003 – 2006 Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge

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