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CDT Students win Venture Catalyst Challenge at Imperial with their BioNet

A chemistry student start-up, co-founded by CDT student ...

ICB CDT Doctorates Graduate and are awarded Outstanding Student Achievements

Today Imperial College is celebrating graduating postgrads across...

ICB CDT Alumni becomes group leader at Max Plank

Dr Tom Robinson, former ICB CDT student under the supervision...

The ICB CDT Call Announcement

The Institute of Chemical Biology (ICB) EPSRC Centre for Doctoral...


Multidisciplinary training to tackle challenges in the healthcare, personal care and agri-science sectors

We train physical sciences graduates in the skills and arts of multidisciplinary research through a combination of taught courses which introduces them to the biomolecular sciences, and research. Click here for more information on the molcular targets our current students work on.

Tools and technologies the CDT students have developed

The Institute of Chemical Biology (ICB)'s mission is to support and develop multidisciplinary research crossing the physical sciences-life sciences/biomedical interface.In particular we focus on the development and application of novel tools and technology for solving major problems in the life and biomedical sciences.


Upcoming events

Joint CDT Conference


23 Jun 2016

Featured Student Profile

Katharina Reeh

3rd year PhD

Chemical patho-metabolomics: metabolite driven molecular tools to dissect PI(4,5)P2 dependent signalling pathways

We recently developed a chemical receptor that binds specifically phosphatidylinositol (4,5)-bisphosphate (PI(4,5)P2), which is a metabolite that plays important roles in cell signalling... more