Prof. Keith Fox
Keith Fox is Associate Director of The Faraday Institute and Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Southampton where he has previously been Head of the Centre for Biological Sciences. He is a trustee (and former chairman) of Christians in Science. He studied Natural Sciences in Cambridge (taking Biochemistry in the final year) and completed a PhD in the Department of Pharmacology in 1980. He was a Research Fellow at Emmanuel College, before moving to Southampton as a lecturer in 1987. He is the Senior Executive Editor of Nucleic Acids Research.
His research interests concern DNA structure and its recognition by small molecules, oligonucleotides and proteins. As well as the familiar double helix, DNA can adopt three or four stranded structures which may have important roles in regulating gene ex
His scientific work has been published in over 200 papers and articles.