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Members of the board of Equinox Pharma


Staff and researchers employed by Equinox Pharma

Board of Equinox Pharma

  • Professor Stephen H. Muggleton
  • Professor Michael J.E. Sternberg
  • Professor Paul S. Freemont


      Professor Stephen H. Muggleton

      Non-executive Director and co-founder

      Professor Muggleton BSc, PhD, FAAAI, FBCS, FIET, FREng is the Director of the Imperial College Computational Bioinformatics Laboratory, Director of Modelling at the Centre for Integrative Systems Biology and Bioinformatics at Imperial College (CISBIO), Director of the Syngenta University Innovation Centre at Imperial College and holds the Royal Academy of Engineering/Microsoft Research Chair in Machine Learning at the Department of Computing, Imperial College London. His previous posts were: Joint Research Council Chair in Bioinformatics, Imperial College London; Chair of Machine Learning, University of York; Reader in Machine Learning, EPSRC Advanced Research Fellow and Head of the Machine Learning Group, Computing Laboratory, University of Oxford; EPSRC Post-doctoral Fellow and Turing Institute Research Fellow at the Turing Institute, Glasgow.

      His research interests are related to the development of general, logic-based approaches to machine learning, especially with applications to predictive modelling problems in medicinal chemistry and biology.


      Professor Michael J.E. Sternberg

      Non-executive Director and co-founder

      Professor Sternberg MA, MSc, DPhil, FSB is the Director of the Imperial College Centre for Bioinformatics and the Director of CISBIO at Imperial College London. He holds the Chair of Structural Bioinformatics at Imperial College. His previous posts were: Head of Biomolecular Modelling Laboratory, Cancer Research UK; Lecturer and Research Fellow in the Crystallography Department, Birkbeck College; Postdoctoral and Graduate research in Oxford.

      His research interest is the development of novel approaches and principles for the computer modelling of biomolecular structure and function applied to proteins, small molecules, and biological networks. His group has developed many programs which are widely used by the community, most notably the PHYRE Protein Structure Prediction Server, which has had over half a million hits.


      Professor Paul S. Freemont

      Non-executive Director and co-founder

      Professor Freemont BSc, PhD is the head of the Molecular Biosciences Division, holds the Chair of Protein Crystallography, and is co-Director of the EPSRC Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation, all at Imperial College. His previous posts were: Director of the Imperial College Centre for Structural Biology, Head of Molecular Structure and Function Laboratory, Cancer Research UK; Postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University and graduate student at the University of Aberdeen.

      His research interests are in determining relationships between macromolecular structure and function using experimental methods that include protein crystallography, NMR and Cryo-Electron Microscopy. Recently he has developed research interests in Synthetic Biology, an emerging field that aims to design and engineer of new biology systems. Together with Professor Richard Kitney, he has established the EPSRC Centre for Synthetic Biology and Innovation at Imperial College London, the first UK centre for Synthetic Biology. He was elected to the European Molecular Biology Organisation in 2008.