Robert C. Sheppard, PhD
|1953-1957||University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom|
|1957-1958||Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, United States|
|1958-1971||Organic Chemistry||University of Liverpool, Liverpool, England, United Kingdom|
|1971-||Peptide Chemistry Laboratory||MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, United Kingdom|
Area:peptide, chemistry, solid phase peptide synthesis, chemical biology
Bob Sheppard 1932 – 2019
Robert (Bob) Sheppard, Head of the Sub-Division of Peptide Chemistry, in the LMB’s PNAC Division for over 20 years and internationally recognised in the field of peptide synthesis, died on Tuesday 15th January 2019.
Bob was born on 27th May 1932. He received a BA in Natural Sciences (Class I) from the University of Cambridge and then a PhD on the ‘Studies in the degradation of peptides’ in 1957. He became a Postdoctoral Research Fellow of the Salters’ Company and then spent a year at Harvard University under the direction of Professor R. B. Woodward. In 1958, he became a Lecturer, then Senior Lecturer, and Tutor, in the Department of Organic Chemistry, Liverpool University.