Seminar Series Dr. Peter Kenny

Friday, April 5, 2019 - 13:00
PCT: Physics/Chemistry Lecture Theatre, Science Building. All Welcome.

Originally from the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Peter Kenny is a physical-organic and computational chemist. He studied chemistry at Reading and Oxford and did post-doctoral work at the University of Minnesota before joining ICI Pharmaceuticals (later Zeneca and AstraZeneca). After 21 years in the pharmaceutical industry, Peter took early retirement and is currently a visiting scientist at the University of São Paulo. His research interests include prediction of physicochemical properties and fragment-based approaches to molecular design.
Peter’s recent work on the “The Nature of Ligand Efficiency” Journal of Cheminformatics (2019), 11:8, was highlighted by Derek Lowe in his column In the Pipeline as a required reading for medicinal chemists, Science Translational Medicine 1 November, 2018