Company: University College London
Job title: Reader in Chemical Biology
Dr James Baker is a Reader in Chemical Biology at University College London, UK. His research group is highly interdisciplinary, with interests in the development of innovative methodologies in bioconjugation, chemical biology and organic synthesis, and application of these to the design of new targeted therapeutics and diagnostics. He is also a co-founder of the spin-out company ThioLogics (www.thiologics.com), which offers site-specific conjugation methods for the assembly of next generation Biologics. Dr Baker was an RCUK fellow at UCL from 2007-2012, a lecturer 2012-2014, and a Senior Lecturer 2014 until present.