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Photene – Next Generation Binding Site Analysis

Photene’s Carbene Footprinting platform is revolutionising higher order structure (HOS) analysis. Our platform is used by both the pharmaceutical and agrochemical industry to deliver high resolution binding site data, enabling better informed R&D and 

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Our Team

Professor Neil Oldham

Professor Neil Oldham

Principle Scientific Advisor

Professor Neil Oldham is the the Principle Scientific Advisor of Photene. He has extensive experience in biomolecular mass spectrometry. Neil’s research focuses on the use of Carbene Footprinting to map the binding sites of biologically active molecules onto their protein targets.

Dr. Harry Taylor

Dr. Harry Taylor

Business Science Fellow

Dr. Harry Taylor leads the Photene project and is the key point of contact for commercial customers. Harry holds a PhD in Mass Spectrometry at Nottingham Trent University.

Dr. Martin Whitaker

Dr. Martin Whitaker

Business Advisor

Dr. Martin Whitaker has over 20 years’ experience in the pharmaceutical industry, including CEO of Diurnal Group PLC and Director of D3 Pharma.

Dr. George Marshall

Dr. George Marshall

Senior Project Manager

Dr. George Marshall is a Senior Project Manager, working closely with the Photene team to deliver commercial applications of Carbene Footprinting.

Dr. Joe Dawson

Dr. Joe Dawson

Technology Transfer Officer

Dr. Joe Dawson is Senior IP Commercialisation Executive at the University of Nottingham, investigating the future applications and market potential of the Carbene Footprinting technique.