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Dr John Ward

Lecturer in Chemistry Chemistry

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2006 - 2010 : PhD in total synthesis at the University of Manchester - Prof. Darren Dixon

2010 - 2014 : PDRA in synthetic supramolecular chemistry at the University of Edinburgh and University of Manchester - Prof. David Leigh FRS

2014 - 2018 : Senior PDRA in synthetic organic chemistry at the University of Bristol - Prof. Jonathan Clayden

2018 - 2023 : Research Fellow & Theme Leader in functional organic materials at the University of Liverpool - Leverhulme Research Centre for Functional Materials Design

2023 - present : Lecturer in Chemistry at the University of Liverpool

Key publications:

1. Sequence-Specific Peptide Synthesis by an Artificial Small-Molecule Machine Science, 2013

2. Asymmetric α-arylation of amino acids Nature, 2018

3. Using sound to synthesize covalent organic frameworks in water Nature Synthesis, 2022