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 Carol for being named the 2015 L’Oréal - UNESCO For Women In Science European Laureate

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:

September 23rd: Wellcome Trust 'Frontiers' Meeting, London

October 5th: SMSS Annual Symposium, Uppsala

October 7th: Structural Genomics Consortium, Oxford 

October 16th -20th: ASMS Asilomar Conference, California

October 27th: Anniversary Lecture, University of York

October 30th: Havinga Medal Lecture, Leiden 


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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