Larry Melidis

Doctoral Researcher
Physical Sciences for Health CDT


Larry graduated from University of Surrey with a degree in Physics after having his research placement at BPI, University of Cambridge where he also attended courses in Part III Mathematics. In 2013 he graduated King’s College London with a Master of Research in Molecular Biophysics. He has worked in research projects in Soft and Condensed matter (chemical actuation carbon nanotubes), random sphere packings (multimodal and in multidimensional spaces) , mathematical/statistical physics, bioinformatics, molecular simulations for protein-protein interaction, neurodegeneration and others. He is currently working on RNA binding metallo-supramolecular cylinders as drugs for viral infections.

His PhD is 'Supramolecular recognition of nucleic acid structures found in viruses and bacteria'.