Dr Christopher Bray
Originally from Worcestershire, he obtained his first degree (M.Chem. 1st Class) from Wadham College, University of Oxford, during which time he conducted an undergraduate research project with Prof David M. Hodgson. As a T. C. Keeley Scholar of Wadham College, he completed a D. Phil with Prof Hodgson in 2005 supported by a CASE award with AstraZeneca. He then took up a post-doctoral position with Prof. Gerald Pattenden FRS at the University of Nottingham, working in the area of natural product synthesis. He remained in Nottingham where he was appointed as a Teaching Fellow in Organic Chemistry in 2006. Since August 2007 he has been a Lecturer in Synthetic Organic Chemistry in the School of Biological and Chemical Sciences at Queen Mary, University of London. Chris relaxes with a few lengths in the pool or by watching football.