Prof. Ali Tavassoli

Ali is a Professor of chemical biology at the University of Southampton, leading an interdisciplinary team of scientists whose efforts are focused on the development of novel chemical tools that enable new insight into the role of protein-protein interactions in cell biology, and as the starting point for new therapeutics.

Ali was chair of the RSC's Chemical Biology and Bioorganic Group (2012-2015), and an elected member of the RSC's "Chemistry and Biology Interface Division" council (2012-2016).

Ali has won a number of awards during his career, including the European Association for Chemical and Molecular Sciences' medal for European Young Chemist (in 2008).

For recent research output, see publications