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Michael Roberts

  • Dr
  • Chief Scientist
  • Synpromics Ltd
  • 27PublicationsNumber of items in Michael's My Publications folder on Mendeley.
  • 1ReadersNumber of instances of Michael's publications in Mendeley libraries. Updated daily.

Research interests

gene therapygene regulationfunctional genomicssynthetic biology


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.


Co-authors (2)

Recent publications

  • A novel mutation of the hGR gene causing Chrousos syndrome

    • Nicolaides N
    • Geer E
    • Vlachakis D
    • et al.
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  • A whole-genome assembly of the domestic cow, Bos taurus

    • Zimin A
    • Delcher A
    • Florea L
    • et al.
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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)



Biochemistry Deparment, University of Cambridge

October 1994 - June 2008(14 years)

BSc (Hons)

University of Glasgow

October 1990 - June 1994(4 years)