Prof. Stephen Clark

Stephen Clark

Correspondence

School of Chemistry
Joseph Black Building
University of Glasgow
University Avenue
Glasgow, G12 8QQ
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)141 330 6296
Fax: +44 (0) 141 330 4888

E-mail: Stephen.Clark@glasgow.ac.uk

Appointments Held

2016–present   WestCHEM Professor, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
2010–2016       WestCHEM Professor and Head of School, School of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
2009–2012       Vice-President of the Organic Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry
2006–2010       WestCHEM Professor and Head of Organic Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
2001–2006       Professor of Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham
1999–2001       Reader in Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham
1990–1999       Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, School of Chemistry, University of Nottingham
1988–1990       NATO Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

Education

PhD 1988, University of Cambridge, Natural Product Synthesis
BSc 1985, University of Edinburgh, Chemistry (1st Class Hons. – summa cum laude)

Awards

2015 Royal Society of Chemistry Bader Award
2009 Elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh
2004 Novartis European Young Investigator Award in Chemistry
2001 Pfizer Academic Award
1997 Zeneca Award for Chemistry
1996 Glaxo Wellcome Award for Innovative Organic Chemistry

Invited Lectures

2017
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
School of Chemistry, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Department of Chemistry and Applied Biosciences, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland
Department of Chemistry, Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Department of Chemistry, Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy, University of Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany

2016
RSC Bader Award Lecture, RSC Organic Division South-West Regional Meeting, University of Southampton, Southampton
RSC Bader Award Lecture, Department of Chemistry, University of York
RSC Bader Award Lecture, School of Chemistry, Bangor University
School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Queen’s University Belfast
Department of Chemistry, Durham University
UCB Pharma, Braine-l'Alleud, Belgium
Southern Highlands Conference on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Moss Vale, New South Wales, Australia
School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, Australia
Bio21 Institute and School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Department of Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, Australia
Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Ernest Ritchie Memorial Lecture, School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
School of Chemical Sciences, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
Department of Chemistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
Department of Chemistry, University Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand
School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
Royal Australian Chemical Institute New South Wales Section 2016 Organic Symposium, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia

2015
ORGN 2409, Symposium on Strategies and Tactics for Complex Molecule Synthesis, Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
ORGN 122, Symposium on Innovative Strategies for the Synthesis of Nitrogen Heterocycles, Pacifichem 2015, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Centre for Synthesis and Chemical Biology Annual Symposium, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
RSC Bader Award Lecture, Keele University
RSC Bader Award Lecture, University of Bristol
GlaxoSmithKline, Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage
The Institute of Cancer Research, Sutton, London
1st Meeting of COST Action CM1407, Rome, Italy

2014
14th Anglo-Italian Meeting on Heterocyclic Chemistry, Cumberland Lodge, Windsor Great Park, London
Joint Indonesia-UK Conference on Organic and Natural Product Chemistry, Universitas Gadjah Mada, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
Joint Malaysia-UK Symposium on Natural Product Chemistry and Drug Discovery, International Medical University, Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Faculty of Science, Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

2013
Management Committee Meeting and Final Workshop, CM0804, Natural Products and the Biological Context, Izmir, Turkey
ICBMS, Université Claude Bernard Lyon 1, Lyon, France

2012
Institute of Organic Chemistry, RWTH University of Aachen, Aachen, Germany
7ème Rencontres de Chimie Organique de Marseille (RCOM7), University of Aix–Marseille, France
19th International Conference on Organic Synthesis (ICOS19), Melbourne, Australia
School of Chemistry, Monash University, Melbourne, Australia
School of Chemistry and Molecular Biosciences, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Division of Chemistry and Biological Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
School of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Tianjin University, Tianjin, China
College of Chemistry, Nankai University, Tianjin, China

2011
(Bio)pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences One–Day Symposium, Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland
Department of Chemistry, University College, London
One–Day Symposium of the French Chemical Society, ENSCP Chimie Paris Tech, Paris, France
Department of Chemistry, University College London
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
1st Scottish-Japanese Symposium of Organic Chemistry, University of Glasgow

2010
Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool, Liverpool
5th Heron Island Conference on Reactive Intermediates and Unusual Molecules: Synthesis and Mechanism (Heron5), Heron Island, Queensland, Australia
School of Chemistry, University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
School of Chemistry, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
Research School of Chemistry, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia
Bio21 Institute and School of Chemistry, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Walter & Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia
NOST 14th Organic Synthesis Conference, Cidade de Goa, Gao, India
Symposium on Total Synthesis of Natural Products and Related Compounds, Pacifichem 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
Symposium on Novel Synthetic Methodology and Its Application to Natural Product Synthesis, Pacifichem 2010, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

2009
Department of Chemistry, Helsinki Technical University, Helsinki, Finland
Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Albert–Ludwigs–University Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Siegfried, Zofingen, Switzerland
Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Schering–Plough, Newhouse, Glasgow
Select Biosciences, 2nd Annual Advances in Synthetic Chemistry Conference, Edinburgh Conference Centre, Heriot–Watt University, Edinburgh
Department of Chemistry, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
Symposium on Heterocyclic Chemistry: Synthesis, Chemical Biology and Drug Discovery – 42nd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, SECC, Glasgow
Symposium on Natural Products, SECC, Glasgow – 42nd IUPAC World Chemistry Congress, SECC, Glasgow
Natural Products Chemistry, Biology and Medicine II – ESF–COST High–Level Research Conference, Acquafredda di Maratea, Italy
Department of Chemistry, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland

2008
Department of Chemistry, University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
School of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
6ème Rencontres de Chimie Organique (RCO), Gif–sur–Yvette, France
Department of Chemistry, University of York, Heslington, York
ABH65 Symposium, Cambridge
Department of Chemistry, University of St. Andrews, St. Andrews

2007
Joseph Fourier University, Grenoble, France
BioFocus Discovery, Chesterford Resarch Park, Saffron Walden, Essex
Organic Division of the RSC: Heterocyclic and Synthesis Group 18th Lakeland Heterocyclic Symposium, Grasmere, Cumbria
AstraZeneca, Alderley Park, Cheshire
2nd RSC Cornish Synthetic Organic Chemistry Symposium, Tripos Discovery Research Centre, Bude, Cornwall
Gregynog Synthesis Meeting (Plenary Speaker), Gregynog, Newtown, Powys
UCB Celltech, Granta Park, Great Abington, Cambridge

2006
Discovery Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals Division, F. Hoffmann–LaRoche AG, Basel, Switzerland
Department of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
Department of Chemistry, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France
Department of Chemistry, University Paris Sud, Orsay, France
Novartis Tsukuba Research Institute, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Eisai Research Laboratories, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
Department of Chemistry, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan
Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan
Department of Chemistry, Graduate School of Science, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan
Group d'Etude de Chimie Organique (GECO) 47ème Edition, Merlimont, France
A Celebration of Organic Chemistry, SCI Symposium, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research Research, Horsham, West Sussex
AstraZeneca Awards in Organic Chemistry Symposium, Alderley Park, Cheshire
35th Scottish Regional Meeting of the Organic Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Heriot–Watt University, Edinburgh

2005
Department of Chemistry, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Department of Chemistry, Boston College, Boston MA, USA
Biogen Idec, Cambridge MA, USA
Department of Chemistry, Boston University, Boston MA, USA
Department of Chemistry, Yale University, New Haven CT, USA
Bristol–Myers Squibb, Wallingford CT, USA
Department of Chemistry, Indiana University, Bloomington IN, USA
Eli Lilly, Indianapolis IN, USA
Department of Chemistry, University of Chicago, Chicago IL, USA
Evotec OAI, Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Novartis European Young Investigator Symposium, Novartis Research Centre, Horsham, West Sussex
New Concepts in Synthesis, SCI Symposium, London
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Vienna, Austria
Organon Laboratories Ltd., Newhouse, Glasgow
Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research, Cambridge MA, USA
School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee
School of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies (Pacifichem 2005)

2004
Department of Chemistry, Queen Mary, University of London
Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool
Department of Chemistry, University of Glasgow
A Celebration of Organic Chemistry, SCI Symposium, University of Warwick
Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield

2003
Department of Chemistry, Merck Sharp and Dohme Research, Rahway NJ, USA
Department of Chemistry, Columbia University, New York NY, USA
Symposium on Polyether Synthesis, 225th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans LA, USA
18th International Symposium on Synthesis in Organic Chemistry, Cambridge
1st Annual Synthesis Meeting, University of Glasgow
COST D28 Workshop, Heraklion, Crete, Greece
1st International COE Symposium: Giant Polyether Natural Products – Isolation and Synthesis, Sendai, Japan
Chemistry Department, Celltech Research, Slough, Berkshire

2002
Laboratory for Organic Chemistry, Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich, Switzerland
Discovery Chemistry, Pharmaceuticals Division, F. Hoffmann–LaRoche AG, Basel, Switzerland
Pfizer Award Symposium, Pfizer Global Research and Development, Sandwich
Chemistry Department, Bayer CropScience GmbH, Industrie Park Höchst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
COST D28 Launch Conference, Athens, Greece

2001
British Biotechnology, Oxford
GlaxoSmithKline, Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage
Department of Chemistry, King's College, London
Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham
Institut de Chimie des Substances Naturelles, CNRS, Gif–sur–Yvette, France
Faculty of Science, University of Reims Champagne–Ardenne, Reims, France
Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA, USA
Aventis Pharmaceuticals, Bridgewater NJ, USA
Autumn Meeting of the Heterocyclic Group of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Loughborough

2000
Mona Symposium on Natural Products and Medicinal Chemistry, Kingston, Jamaica
Department of Chemistry, University of Sussex
Department of Chemistry, University of Strathclyde
Department of Chemistry, University of Bath
Department of Chemistry, University of Leicester
IVth Symposium on Modern Problems of Aliphatic Diazocompound Chemistry, St. Petersburg, Russia
AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals, Charnwood, Loughborough
Department of Chemistry, UMIST
School of Chemistry, University of Leeds

1999
Knoll Pharmaceuticals, Nottingham
First International Conference on Oxidation in Organic Chemistry – Potential Industrial Applications, Southampton
Department of Chemistry, University of Bristol
Department of Chemistry, University of Edinburgh
Zeneca Process Technology, Huddersfield
Pfizer Central Research, Sandwich
Eli Lilly Research, Windlesham

1998
Zeneca Pharmaceuticals, Mereside, Alderley Park, Cheshire
Second International Conference on Drugs from Natural Products, Dublin, Ireland
126th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Boston MA, USA
The Total Synthesis of Natural Products, SCI Meeting, London
Department of Chemistry, Cardiff University

1997
Department of Chemistry, University of Manchester
Department of Chemistry, University of East Anglia
4th Organic Chemistry Symposium, Imperial College, London
Department of Chemistry, University College, London
Department of Chemistry, University of Loughborough
GlaxoWellcome Award Lecture, GlaxoWellcome, Stevenage
Zeneca Awards Symposium, Jealott's Hill Research Station, Bracknell

1996
SmithKline Beecham, Harlow
Chiroscience Limited, Cambridge
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Department of Chemistry, University of Sheffield

1995
Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford
Merck Sharp and Dohme Research Laboratories, Harlow
Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham
Department of Chemistry, University of Bath
Rhône–Poulenc Rorer Central Research, Dagenham
Pfizer Annual Symposium, Pfizer Central Research, Sandwich
Department of Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena CA, USA
Department of Chemistry, University of California, Irvine CA, USA
Roche Research Centre, Welwyn Garden City
Department of Chemistry, King's College, London
Department of Chemistry, Imperial College, London

1994
Heterocyclic Group, Perkin Division of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London
Department of Chemistry, University of Liverpool
Department of Chemistry, University of Southampton
Meeting of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Glasgow

1993
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Tonbridge
Roche Research Centre, Welwyn Garden City
Zeneca Agrochemicals, Bracknell
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Great Burgh

1992
Department of Chemistry, University of Loughborough
13th East Midlands Meeting of The Perkin Division of The Royal Society of Chemistry, University of Leicester
Glaxo Group Research Ltd., Greenford
Schering Agrochemicals Ltd., Saffron Walden
Pfizer Central Research, Sandwich
Department of Chemistry, University of Salford

1991
SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, Brockham Park, Betchworth
Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge