Thomas A. Edwards Ph.D.

Thomas A. Edwards Ph.D.


Dr Edwards obtained a BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry at the University of Bath in 1992, and a Ph.D. in Biology also from Bath in 1996. He worked as a postdoctoral fellow in the laboratory of Professor Aneel Aggarwal at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York (1997-2003) in the Structural Biology Program, and was promoted to a faculty position in 2003.  Dr Edwards joined the University of Leeds in April 2005.

The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology

Research interests

Structural Molecular Biology

  • Structural Biology
  • RNA:Protein Interactions
  • RNA viruses and viral RNA binding proteins
  • Protein-protein interactions
  • Molecular Control of Embryogenesis
  • Mechanisms of antibiotic resistance
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  • BSc 1992, PhD 1997, Bath University

Professional memberships

  • Biochemical Society
  • British Biophysical Society
  • Microbiology Society
  • RNA Society
  • British Crystallographic Association

Research groups and institutes

  • Structural Biology