Research Fellows Directory
Professor Mark Leake FInstP, FRMS, FRSB
University of York
I am the Chair of Biological Physics and Director/Founder of the Biological Physical Sciences Institute, University of York, heading an interdisciplinary science team specializing in single-molecule biophysics research. My work on molecular manipulation, ultrasensitive imaging and customized microscope design has led to over 100 articles/books including Nature, Science and PNAS, accruing ca. 3,000 citations. I have presented more than 60 talks worldwide and chaired/organized several international meetings, and I am sole-author of textbooks Single-molecule cellular biophysics Cambridge University Press (2013), Biophysics: Tools & Techniques CRC Press (2016), and Editor of Chromosome Architecture Methods in Molecular Biology (2016), Biophysics of Infection Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology (2016), and Single molecule cellular biophysics (2013) theme volume in the Royal Society’s flagship biology journal Phil Trans B.
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