Nigel D. F. Grindley PhD

Professor Emeritus of and Senior Research Scientist in Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry

Departments & Organizations

Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry: DNA Replication and Repair

Research Interests

Serine recombinases; site specific recombination; mechanisms of protein-DNA transactions; DNA polymerases


  • Ph.D., London University , 1974

Selected Publication

  • Bai, H., Sun, M., Ghosh, P., Hatfull, G.F., Grindley, N.D.F. and Marko, J.F. (2011) Single-molecule analysis reveals the molecular bearing mechanism of DNA strand exchange by a serine recombinase Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. USA; published ahead of print April 18, 2011

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Fellow of the Royal Society(2006) , Royal Society [London, UK]