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Professor Andrew Sharrocks (BSc, PhD) - personal details

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Professor Andrew Sharrocks

Role: Biology

Tel: +44161 275 5582, +44161 275 5979

Location: Faculty of Life Sciences,C2259 Michael Smith Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PT





1983-1989 University of Sheffield

  • 1986 BSc. Sp. Hons. Biochemistry Class I
  • 1989 PhD. "The control of the expression of the restriction-modification system of bacteriophage P1." (Supervisor- Dr. D.P. Hornby)

Positions Held:

1989-1990 Postdoctoral research assistant (Sheffield University with Prof. J.R.Guest)
1990-1992 Postdoctoral research assistant (Max-Planck Institut, Freiburg with Prof. P.E.Shaw)
1992-1998 Lecturer in Biochemistry and Genetics Department at Newcastle University.
1997-2002 Lister Institute Research Fellow.
1998-1999 Reader in Molecular Biology, Newcastle University.
1999-2002 Reader in Molecular Biology, Manchester University.
2002- Professor in Molecular Biology, Manchester University.


  • Lister Institute Research fellowship (Oct 1997- Sept 2002)
  • BACR/Zeneca Young scientist of the year award (2000)
  • Biochemical Society Colworth Medal (2001)
  • Tenovus Medal (2002)