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Knowles Lab

Biophysics & Biophysical Chemistry

Studying at Cambridge

Tuomas Knowles

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Group Leader

 

 

Education:

Sep 1998-99: University of Geneva - Examen Propedeutique de Biologie.
Oct 1999-Mar 04: Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH Zurich) - Dipl. Phys. ETH (Master's Degree in Physics)
Oct 2004-07: Cavendish Laboratory, Nanoscience Centre and St John's College, University of Cambridge - Ph.D. in Physics (awarded June 2008)


Employment and Affiliations:

Oct 2007-Jun 2008: Research Assistant, Nanoscience Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Jun 2007-Oct 2008: Research Associate, Nanoscience Centre, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
Oct 2008-Oct 2010: St John's College Junior Research Fellow in Biological Physics and Nanoscience, University of Cambridge.
Jul 2009-Dec 2009: Visiting Scholar, Department of Physics, Harvard University
Oct 2010 -2013: University Lecturer in Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Oct 2010 -: College Lecturer in Physical Chemistry and Nanoscience, St John's College, Cambridge
Oct 2013-2015: University Reader (tenured) in Physical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Oct 2015-: Professor of Physical Chemistry and Biophysics, Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge
Oct 2016-: Professor, Cavendish Laboratory, Department of Physics, University of Cambridge


Selected awards:

2005: ETH Zurich Willi Studer award
2007: Cavendish Laboratory Abdus Salam Prize
2008: Barton prize for research in Applied Physics (St John's College, University of Cambridge)
2011: Frances & Augustus Newman Next Generation Fellowship
2012: Harrison Meldola Memorial Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry
2014: British Biophysical Society Medal
2014: International Union of Pure and Applied Physics Young Investigator Prize for Biophysics