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Hit Discovery and Structural Design Team 

Dr Rob van Montfort’s team uses screening techniques to narrow down the number of potential molecules to take forward into drug development.

Team leader

Dr Rob van Montfort

Dr Rob van Montfort

Dr Rob van Montfort uses protein crystallography and a range of biochemical and biophysical approaches to investigate ligand-binding to new cancer drug targets. He has a joint appointment between the Divisions of Cancer Therapeutics and Structural Biology at the Cancer Research UK Cancer Therapeutics Unit.

ORCID 0000-0002-5688-3450

Team members

Asha Adde

PhD Student +44 20 7153 5573

Dr Marc Cabry

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 6260

Dr Simon Davies

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 7153 5449

Aiden Doyle

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6885

Dr Caroline Ewens

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 8722 4335

Dr Catherine Fletcher

Honorary Appointment

Sophie Gillibrand

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6592

Dr Stephen Hallett

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 7206

Dr Katalin Kondas

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6890

Dr Roxanne Lau

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 6488

Yann-Vai Le Bihan

Senior Scientific Officer

Estina Madamombe

Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6971

Dr Craig McAndrew

Senior Scientific Officer +44 20 8722 4294

Dr Shruti Mittal

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6960

Dr Olivier Pierrat

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6314

Varun Ramaswamy

PhD Student

Pallavi Ramsahye

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6905

Dr Matthew Rodrigues

Honorary Appointment

Dr Muge Sarper

Higher Scientific Officer +44 20 3437 6822

Dr Sara Silva

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

Dr Roxanne Smith

Postdoctoral Training Fellow

Mark Stubbs

Higher Scientific Officer

Rachel Talbot

Higher Scientific Officer

Kathy Tomlin

Higher Scientific Officer

Dr Michael Tong

Postdoctoral Training Fellow +44 20 3437 6333