Ian Hunt, Group Leader, Proteomic Chemistry, Novartis
Ian Hunt is the head of Protein Sciences for the Center of Proteomic Chemistry at the Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research (NIBR) campus in Cambridge, MA, USA. His group is responsible for generating tool proteins to support biochemical assays, structural biology, NMR, & biophysics efforts in drug discovery projects across the various therapeutic research areas located in Cambridge. He has held this position since 2011, having previously been head of the protein group in the structural biology unit of CPC, Cambridge.
Prior to working at NIBR, Cambridge Dr. Hunt worked at Novartis Horsham Research Center, UK where he oversaw protein supply for the respiratory disease therapeutic area. Dr Hunt has worked for Novartis since 2000.
His group has a strong interest in developing new and enabling technologies in protein science, in particular in the field of HT and multi-parallel protein expression strategies.
Dr Hunt received his Ph.D. for the University Of York, UK and has also worked at University of California, Santa Cruz and the University Of Leeds, UK. He has presented at numerous scientific conferences and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Protein Expression and Purification.