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Meet The Team

Aaron Trowbridge
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Group Leader

Aaron completed his PhD in chemistry from the University of Cambridge in 2019 under the supervision of Prof. Matthew Gaunt developing new strategies for the selective Pd-catalyzed β-C–H activation of aliphatic amines and methodology for the multicomponent synthesis of tertiary aliphatic amines via the photocatalytic reduction of alkyl iminium ions.

He then moved to Princeton University as a postdoctoral researcher working in the laboratory of Professor David MacMillan where he developed a platform for intracellular small-molecule target ID (μMap) based upon visible-light-mediated photocatalysis in collaboration with Merck (Cambridge, MA; Kenilworth, NJ).

In 2021, Aaron returned to Cambridge as a Marie-Curie Fellow investigating the multicomponent synthesis of chiral amines using photoredox catalysis.

Currently, Aaron is a Lecturer in Organic Chemistry at the University of Manchester.

Group Members

Former Members 

MSci Students: 
Maria Kolyagina (2022 - 2023) 
King Man Leung (2022 - 2023)
Peiran Peng (2023)


Summer Students:
Madeleine Drake (2023)

Visiting Students: 
Aífe Conboy (2023)

 

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