Welcome to the Robinson Group

Our team comprises researchers with diverse backgrounds: from chemists and physicists to structural biologists and engineers, we all work towards the common goal of deciphering protein structure and function in the gas phase.


to Michael Marty and Joe Gault for winning poster highlight awards at the recent ASMS Conference in Asilomar.

to Eamonn for successfully defending his DPhil thesis

Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore
Cherine's paper entitled 'A subset of annular lipids is linked to the flippase activity of an ABC transporter' was selected for presentation at 59th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society

Interview with Carol
BBC Radio 4 'The Life Scientific'
Listen to Carol's interview with Jim Al-Khalili on BBC iPlayer          

Forthcoming Lectures:

October 30th: Havinga Medal Lecture, Leiden 

November 12th:  SIAIS Bioforum, Shanghai

November 30th: 6th International Lipid Symposium, Singapore


Selected Publications

Membrane proteins bind lipids selectively to modulate their structure and function.
A. Laganowsky, E. Reading, T. M. Allison, M. B. Ulmschneider, M. T. Degiacomi, A. J. Baldwin and C. V. Robinson
Nature 2014, 510(7503), 172-175

Ion mobility mass spectrometry of a rotary ATPase reveals ATP-induced reduction in conformational flexibility.
M. Zhou, A. Politis, R. B. Davies, I. Liko, K.–J. Wu, A. Stewart, D. Stock and C. V. Robinson
Nat Chem 2014, 6(3), 208-215

Comparative cross-linking and mass spectrometry of an intact F-type ATPase suggest a role for phosphorylation.
Schmidt, M. Zhou, H. Marriott, N. Morgner, A. Politis and C. V. Robinson
Nat Commun
 2013, 4, 1985

Detergent-free mass spectrometry of membrane protein complexes.
J. T. Hopper, Y. T. Yu, D. Li, A. Raymond, M. Bostock, I. Liko, V. Mikhailov, A. Laganowsky, J. L. Benesch, M. Caffrey, D. Nietlispach and C. V. Robinson
Nat Methods 2013, 10(12), 1206-1208

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