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Michael Roberts

  • Dr
  • Chief Scientist
  • Synpromics Ltd
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Research interests

gene therapygene regulationfunctional genomicssynthetic biology

About

Fifteen years experience in biotech and academic life science sectors. Major interest in developing gene-based medicines for the treatment of cancer using functional genomics approaches. Ability to conceive and secure funding for scientific programmes and manage them to their completion.

Groups

Co-authors (16)

Publications (5)

  • A novel mutation of the hGR gene causing Chrousos syndrome

    • Nicolaides N
    • Geer E
    • Vlachakis D
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  • A novel point mutation of the human glucocorticoid receptor gene causes primary generalized glucocorticoid resistance through impaired interaction with the LXXLL motif of the p160 coactivators: dissociation of the transactivating and transreppressive acti

    • Nicolaides N
    • Roberts M
    • Kino T
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  • A novel point mutation in the DNA-binding domain (DBD) of the human glucocorticoid receptor causes primary generalized glucocorticoid resistance by disrupting the hydrophobic structure of its DBD.

    • Roberts M
    • Kino T
    • Nicolaides N
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  • A whole-genome assembly of the domestic cow, Bos taurus

    • Zimin A
    • Delcher A
    • Florea L
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  • Anticancer Therapeutics

    • Boulikas T
    • Alevizopoulos N
    • Ladopoulou A
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Professional experience

Chief Scientist

Synpromics Ltd

October 2009 - Present

Director, R&D

Regulon Inc

January 2004 - August 2009(6 years)

Marie Curie Fellow

National Hellenic Research Foundation

January 2002 - December 2004(3 years)

Post-Doctoral Research Assistant

Royal Holloway University of London

June 1998 - December 2001(4 years)

Education

PhD

Biochemistry Deparment, University of Cambridge

October 1994 - June 2008(14 years)

BSc (Hons)

University of Glasgow

October 1990 - June 1994(4 years)