Dr.Arwyn Tomos Jones

Cardiff University, UK
Title: TBA


Dr.Arwyn Tomos Jones gained his PhD in protein crystallography at Birkbeck College, University of London and undertook postdoctoral positions investigating membrane traffic on the endocytic pathway at the University of Liverpool and Harvard University. In 2000 he was awarded a European Molecular Biology Organization fellowship to work at the European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL), Heidelberg Germany and continued at the EMBL via an Alexander von Humboldt Foundation Scholarship. In 2001 he was appointed as lecturer in the Cardiff School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at Cardiff University where he is now Professor in Membrane Traffic and Drug Delivery

Research Interest

Research projects in his lab fall under themes of cancer cell biology, endocytosis and drug delivery. A major scientific objective is linking fundamental endocytosis research to better understand the cellular delivery of drug delivery vectors including antibodies targeting plasma membrane receptors and cell penetrating peptides. He actively collaborates with a number of national and international groups including his recent strong involvement with COMPACT, an academic/industrial drug delivery consortium collaborating on the Optimisation of Macromolecular Pharmaceutical Access to Cellular Targets

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