Weston Struwe Appointed as Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry and Tutorial Fellow at Worcester College
The Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery is delighted to announce the appointment of Weston Struwe as an Associate Professor of Cellular and Molecular Biochemistry and Tutorial Fellow at Worcester College.
This appointment recognises Weston's contributions to the field of Chemical Biology and Infectious Disease, which aligns with research themes in the Department of Biochemistry. Additionally, Weston’s background in mass spectrometry and mass photometry adds strength to structural and biophysical research, principally in understanding mechanisms of host-virus interactions and glycoprotein structure.
In his new capacity, Weston will play an active role in educating and mentoring students pursuing the 4-year Masters-level degree course in Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry. His appointment as a Tutorial Fellow at Worcester College underscores his dedication to academic excellence.
When asked about his new role, Weston stated:
"I’m delighted to be joining the Departmentof Biochemistry, a department which not only has a strong commitment to teaching next-generation scientists but a rich history in my areas of research, notably glycobiology, infectious disease and structural biology."
The Kavli Institute for Nanoscience Discovery extends its warmest congratulations to Weston on this significant appointment. His commitment to advancing the frontiers of science and nurturing the talents of emerging scholars perfectly resonates with our institute's mission. We eagerly anticipate the transformative impact of his contributions in the years ahead.
Since April 2021, Oxford University's KAVLI Institute for Nanoscience Discovery is proudly serving as a hub for research groups from seven different departments spanning both the medical and physical sciences, including Dr Weston Struwe's group from the Department of Biochemistry.