Professor Babur Chowdhry BSc Hons, PhD

Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry

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Babur Chowdhry

Professor Babur Z Chowdhry

Emeritus Professor of Biochemistry

Professor Babur Chowdhry obtained a BSc Hons Chemistry/Biochemistry in 1976 from Chelsea College (London University), followed by a PhD Biophysical Chemistry at the same institution in 1980. From 1980–84 he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Chemistry, Yale University, USA.

His recent research focuses on (a) high resolution structural analysis of peptides/proteins and small molecular weight carbohydrate entities with scientists at Birkbeck College, London, and (b) quantum mechanical/DFT calculations on prebiotic molecules and new, small molecular weight, clinically used drug molecules with scientists in the Department of Chemistry, University of the West Indies (St. Augustine) Trinidad.

Professor Chowdhry joined the School of Sciences at the University of Greenwich in 1985 as a lecturer in chemistry, biochemistry and biotechnology and was appointed to the Foundation Chair of Biochemistry in 1993.