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Dr. Spencer John Williams

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Associate Director - Chemical Bio...

Email: s***@***.au
Bio21 Institute
30 Flemington Rd
Parkville , Victoria 3052

Company Description: Opened in 2005, the Bio21 Institute improves human health and the environment through innovation in biotechnology and related areas, driven by multidisciplinary...   more

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  • BSc PhD W.AustFRACI
  • BSc PhD W.Aust.FRACI
  • BSc PhD W.Aust
  • PhD
    University of Western Australia
  • BSc
  • BSc W.Aust
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A/Prof Spencer ..., 2 Aug 2015 [cached]
A/Prof Spencer Williams
Associate Director - Chemical Biology
A/Prof Spencer Williams
Chemistry, Science
Fibrotech Therapeutics, a ..., 10 May 2014 [cached]
Fibrotech Therapeutics, a start-up biotechnology company that Bio21 Institute based chemist, Associate Professor Spencer Williams, co-founded with colleagues from the University of Melbourne's School of Medicine and St Vincent's Institute of Medical Research, has been acquired by Irish pharmaceutical company, Shire Plc for US$75million plus milestones.
Associate Professor Spencer Williams from the School of Chemistry and Bio21 Institute heads the laboratory where the compounds were discovered and first synthesised. He further emphasised the significance of the success both in Australia and internationally.
Academic staff | School of Chemistry, 19 Nov 2015 [cached]
Spencer John Williams, BSc PhD W.AustFRACI (Associate Professor & Reader, ARC Future Fellow)
Associate Professor Spencer ..., 2 Aug 2015 [cached]
Associate Professor Spencer Williams obtained his BSc and PhD (under the supervision of Professor Bob Stick) at the University of Western Australia.
Spencer moved to Melbourne as a member of faculty in the School of Chemistry beginning July 2002. His current interests include the application of chemical synthesis, and in particular carbohydrate chemistry, to biological problems of relevance to human health and disease. Spencer is the recipient of the Grimwade Prize for Industrial Chemistry; the Rennie Memorial Medal; and the David Syme Prize. He has authored over 100 journal articles, and 10 patents, 6 book chapters, and a co-authored textbook, Carbohydrates: The essential molecules of life (by RV Stick and SJ Williams, 2009, Elsevier). He is a co-founder of Fibrotech Therapeutics (purchased by Shire in 2014) and OccuRx, and has worker closely with NeuProtect Pty Ltd, a Melbourne-based biotechnology company in the development of their lead compound NP202. Associate Professor Spencer Williams is Associate Director of the Institute's Chemical Biology Research Theme. and SJ Williams, 2009, Elsevier). He is a co-founder of Fibrotech Therapeutics (purchased by Shire in 2014) and a shareholder and advisor to NeuProtect Pty Ltd, a Melbourne-based biotechnology company.
Dr Spencer Williams is Associate Director of the Institute's Chemical Biology Research Theme.
Scientific Advisory Board | Fibrotech, 10 Jan 2014 [cached]
Dr Spencer Williams
Dr Spencer Williams is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Chemistry and the Bio21 Institute at the University of Melbourne, where he runs a vigorous research program focussing on biological, medicinal and carbohydrate chemistry.
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