Rob Klose

Principal Investigator


Rob Klose, Principal Investigator

Rob is a Canadian who completed his PhD training at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland where he worked with Prof. Adrian Bird studying the DNA methylation system. He then moved to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the US where he worked with Prof. Yi Zhang identifying a novel family of histone lysine demethylase enzymes. In 2008 Rob moved to the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Oxford as a Wellcome Trust Research Fellow and Principal Investigator continuing his work aimed at understanding how chromatin based and epigenetic processes contribute to gene regulation. In 2010 Rob was selected as a member of the EMBO young investigator programme, in 2011 he was awarded the prestigious Lister Institute Research Prize, and in 2013 he became a Wellcome Trust Senior Research Fellow.

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