Short CV/Education and training

  • 1998 – 2002
    BSc (Hons) in Biochemistry, University of Warwick

  • 2002 – 2006
    PhD in Biochemistry/Structural Biology, University of York

  • 2006 – 2007
    Post-doctoral fellow, University of York

  • 2008 – 2011
    Wellcome Trust Sir Henry Wellcome post-doctoral fellow, predominantly Simon Fraser University, Canada

  • since 2012
    Wellcome Trust Research Career Development Fellow, University of St Andrews

Selected publications

  • Gloster, T. M. Development of inhibitors as research tools for carbohydrate-processing enzymes, 2012, Biochem Soc Trans, 40, 913-928.

  • Gloster, T. M., Zandberg, W. F., Heinonen, J. E., Shen, D. L., Deng, L. and Vocadlo, D. J. Hijacking a biosynthetic pathway yields a potent glycosyltransferase inhibitor acting in cells, 2011, Nat Chem Biol, 7, 174-181.

  • Gloster T. M., Turkenburg J. P., Potts J. R., Henrissat B., & Davies G. J. Divergence of catalytic mechanism within a glycosidase family provides insight into evolution of carbohydrate metabolism by human gut flora, 2008, Chem Biol, 15, 1058-1067.

  • Gloster, T. M., Meloncelli, P., Stick, R. V., Zechel, D. L., Vasella, A. and Davies, G. J. Glycosidase inhibition: an assessment of the binding of eighteen putative transition-state mimics, 2007, J Am Chem Soc, 129, 2345-2354.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Biochemical Society Theme Panel II committee

  • Royal Society of Chemistry Carbohydrate Group committee


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