Prof. Christopher Dobson

Master of St John’s College, Uni. of Cambridge

Prof. Chris Dobson was an undergraduate and graduate student at the University of Oxford, and received his doctorate in 1976. He moved to Harvard University in 1977 as an Assistant Professor of Chemistry, and was also a Visiting Scientist at MIT. He returned in the early 1980s to the University of Oxford, first as a Lecturer in Chemistry and later as Professor of Chemistry and Director of the Oxford Centre for Molecular Sciences. In 2001 he moved to the University of Cambridge as the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology. In 2007 he was elected Master of St John’s College, Cambridge. Prof. Chris Dobson is a Fellow of the Royal Society, the Royal Society of Chemistry and the Academy of Medical Sciences, and a Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences.