Dr Alison McGonagle

September 10, 2015

Dr Alison McGonagle has worked in both academia and industry and has a wide range of experience in Synthetic Organic Chemistry, Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Discovery. Alison obtained an MSci in Chemistry with Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Glasgow, and went on to complete a PhD in Synthetic Organic Chemistry from the University of Leeds. She then carried out post-doctoral research in CSIRO, Melbourne before returning to the UK to take up a position as a Synthetic Organic Chemist at Peakdale Molecular. Alison currently works as a Senior Medicinal Chemist in the Drug Discovery Unit at the Cancer Research UK Manchester Institute. Her work involves the design and synthesis of small molecule inhibitors for novel oncology targets.