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___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Curriculum Vitae - Ian A. Nicholls PERSONAL DETAILS
Date of Birth: 24 October 1962 Place of Birth: Melbourne, Australia British and Australian citizenships, permanent Swedish residential status EDUCATION
University of Melbourne, School of Chemistry (Australia) - Bachelor of Science, Degree with Honours, BSc (hons) - applied organic chemistry University of Melbourne, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Victorian College of Pharmacy, Department of Medicinal Chemistry (Australia): Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), The design, synthesis and biological evaluation of novel central nervous system active agents (under Prof. Paul F. Alewood, Prof. Peter R. Andrews & Prof. David J. Craik) University of Lund, Engineering Faculty (LTH), Department of Organic Chemistry 2 (Sweden): docent (habilitation/associate professor/DSc) in organic chemistry ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (in reverse chronological order)
Linnæus University, School of Natural Sciences (previously, University of Kalmar), Sweden

Feb 2000 - present
Professor (bioorganic chemistry)
2007-ongoing: Head of School, School of Natural Sciences, (with 250 staff, 180m SEK
budget & >700 FTESUs
), research and teaching
Visiting Professor, Dept of Biochem & Organic Chem, Uppsala University, Sweden
Senior lecturer & Associate professor (from 1998) (physical & bioorganic chemistry)
1995 - present
Sabbatical positions: RCAST, Tokyo University, Japan & Hiroshima City University,
Department of Synthetic Biochemistry; Guest professor, HortResearch Ltd, New Zealand
University of Lund, Department of Pure & Applied Biochemistry, Sweden
Researcher (with Prof Klaus Mosbach) & Senior lecturer (pure & applied biochemistry)
University of Cambridge, University Chemical Laboratory, UK
Post doctoral research fellow (with Prof Dudley H Williams FRS) & u/grad teaching
Victoria University of Technology, Melbourne, Australia
Lecturer in chemistry
Ongoing research: Biomimetic Systems & Molecular Recognition - Molecular Imprinting, Phage Display, Nanotechnology,
Catalysis, Materials-based Therapeutics and Biosensors
HONOURS & AWARDS (selected)
University of Kalmar, “Lecturer of the Year Award” (Pedagogpriset) for physical chemistry Swedish Animal Protection Society Prize – for alternatives to animals in research Delaware House of Representatives (USA) Certificate of Appreciation - for biotechnology SKAPA Foundation Prize, 2nd place, “Swedish Innovator of the Year Award” COMMISSIONS of TRUST and SERVICE to the SCIENTIFIC COMMUNITY (selected)
Member, executive board of the Society for Molecular Imprinting (board founded 2006, re-elected 2008)
Member, international scientific advisory board for the Society for Molecular Imprinting (7 conferences)
Executive Editor (and guest volume editor, twice), International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Member, Editorial advisory board, Journal of Molecular Recognition
Member, Thompson-Reuters (ISI) user panel
Board member, National Centre for Infection, Ecology and Epidemiology
Elector, Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet) (re-elected 2006)
Board member, National Research School in Pharmaceutical Sciences (Fläk), Sweden
Board member (ledamot), Board of the Southern Sweden Research School in Mathematics and Modelling
Member, Board of the Swedish Chemical Society, Analytical Chemistry Section
Member, National Evaluation of Chemistry Committee, Swedish Higher Education Authority
Supervision of PhD students and post-doctoral researchers (as main supervisor)
May 2003
Johan Svenson, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then post-doc, HortResearch, NZ, now associate professor Tromsö Uni, NO) Jonas Ankarloo, Microbiology, University of Kalmar (then post-doc, Malmö Uni, now senior research officer, Ferring Pharmaceuticals AS, DK) Jesper G. Karlsson, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now senior post-doc & KKS project manager, Linnaeus University, SE) Sacha Legrand, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ (then post-doc, Oulu Uni, FIN, now research officer Braggone Oy, Oulu, FIN) Jimmy Hedin-Dahlström, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then post-doc, School of Pharmacy, Cardiff University, UK, now researcher, GE-Healthcare, SE) Linus Olofsson, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now laboratory and development manager, Holmbergs AB, SE) Miruna Petcu, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now lecturer, Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton, NZ) Annika M. Rosengren, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now post-doc, Linnaeus University, SE) Björn C.G. Karlsson, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now post-doc, Linnaeus University, SE) Jenny Rosengren-Holmberg, Organic Chemistry, University of Kalmar (then/now forensic scientist, Swedish National Forensic Laboratory, SE) Henning Henschel, Organic Chemistry, Linnaeus Univesity (then/now, post-doc Uppsala University, SE)
Currently main supervisor for five PhD students (to complete, 2013, 2013, 2014, 2014) PhD students (as co-supervisor): 12 completed and 3 ongoing
Post-doctoral researchers as main mentor
(before– after), see website for more details
Sergey A. Piletsky (PhD, Ukraine Acad. Sci. – now full professor, Cranfield University, UK) Tomas Ting (PhD, Lund Uni, - post-doc Harvard Uni, now assoc. prof, Harvard Uni Med School, USA) Sreenath Subrahmanyam(PhD, Cranfield Uni, UK – Bioinformatiks A/S, Denmark & now Cranfield, UK) Ning Zheng (PhD, Peking Uni, PRC – now research officer, PATHEON Inc, Canada) Nicole Kirsch (PhD, Reading Uni, UK, now ACS editorial officer, DE) 2004-present
Jesper G. Karlsson (PhD, Kalmar) manager of KK-foundation project (13m SEK 2005-present) John O’Mahony (PhD, UC Dublin, post-doc Georgia Inst Technol, Atlanta, USA - now Merck, Ireland) Christy Charlton (PhD Georgia Inst Technol., USA - now post-doc Trinity College Dublin, Ireland) 2009-present
Subramanian Suriyanarayanan (PhD, IUT, India; Marie-Curie fellow Natl. Acad. Sci., Poland) 2009-present
Nihar Dash 8PhD (PhD, IUT, Bangalore, India) In addition, over 50 4th year student MSc research projects (30 ECTS credits) have been supervised (see website for details)
h-index = 28
Total peer reviewed publications > 100 Total citations > 2600 (ISI cited reference search 2011-10-01)
Patent families = 7 External funding (2000àpresent) as main applicant external funding >50 m SEK


My family, friends, our cottage in the forest, reading, cooking, power walking, gardening, writing & playing music (second
place in the Swedish National “rock music championships” (Rock-SM) 25 published recordings), and rowing & sculling
(1992: Swedish national champion (SM) in 8+ & 4- and bronze in 4x).


1. Karlsson, B.C.G.; Rosengren, A.M.; Näslund, I.; Andersson, P.O.; Nicholls, I.A.
Synthetic human serum albumin Sudlow I binding site mimics.
Journal of Medicinal Chemistry (2010) 53, 7932-7937.

2. Karlsson, B.C.G.; O’Mahony, J.; Bengtsson, H.; Karlsson J.G.; Eriksson, L.A; Nicholls I.A.
Structure and dynamics of molecularly imprinted polymer pre-polymerization mixtures.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2009) 131, 13297-13304.

3. Karlsson, B.C.G.; Rosengren, A.M.; Andersson, P.O.; Nicholls, I.A.
The spectrophysics of warfarin: Implications for protein binding.
Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2007) 111, 10520-10528.

4. Albet-Torres, N.; O’Mahony, J.; Charlton, C.; Balaz, M.; Lisboa, P.; Aastrup, T.; Månsson, A.; Nicholls, I.A.
Heavy meromyosin adsorption and motor function correlated with surface hydrophobicity and charge.
Langmuir (2007) 22, 11147-11156. [invited cover feature]

5. Hedin-Dahlström, J.; Rosengren-Holmberg, J.P.; Legrand, S.; Wikman, S.;
Nicholls, I.A.
A class II aldolase mimic.
Journal of Organic Chemistry (2006) 71, 4845-4853.
6. Alexander, C.J.; Andersson, H.S.; Andersson, L.I.; Ansell, R.J.; Kirsch, N.; Nicholls, I.A.*; O’Mahony, J.;
Whitcombe, M.J. *
Molecular imprinting science and technology: A survey of the literature for the years up to and including 2003.
Journal of Molecular Recognition (2006) 19, 106-180.

7. Svenson, J.; Zheng, N.; Nicholls, I.A.
A molecularly imprinted polymer-based synthetic aminotransferase.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2004) 126, 8554-8560.
8. Olofsson, L.; Ankarloo, J.; Andersson, P.O.; Nicholls, I.A.
Bacteriophage viability in organic solvents.
Chemistry & Biology (2001) 8, 661-671.

9. Piletsky, S.A.; Andersson, H.S.; Nicholls, I.A.
Combined hydrophobic and electrostatic interaction based recognition in molecularly imprinted polymers.
Macromolecules (1999) 32, 633-636.

10. Williams, D.H.*; Cox, J.P.L.; Doig, A.J.; Gardner, M.; Gerhard, U.; Kaye, P.T.; Lal, A.R.; Nicholls, I.A.; Salter,
C.J.; Mitchell, R.C.
Towards the semiquantitative estimation of binding constants. Guides for peptide-peptide binding in aqueous solution.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (1991) 113, 7020-7030.


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