Dr Nigel Mouncey Visit

On 7th December 2023, we welcomed Dr Nigel Mouncey, Director US Department of Energy Joint Genome Institute, (Berkeley Lab). Nigel delivered a seminar on “Leveraging Scale to Advance Natural Product Discovery”, highlighting the free resources available at JGI and their willingness to collaborate. He then met with various academics discussing Engineering Biology. 

CEFIC Green and Sustainable Chemistry Workshop

On 16th and 17th October 2023, St Andrews were delighted to host the CEFIC, Green and Sustainable Chemistry Bootcamp. This was facilitated by Marco Mensink, General Director of CEFIC, and led by John Warner (one of the two fathers of the 12 principles of green chemistry). There were some fantastic discussions, with participation from both academics and industry.