William Glass


I am gay and I am a computational biophysicist.//


I began my scientific career studying chemistry at Cardiff University. I went on to study for an MSc in theoretical and computational chemistry at the University of Oxford. This was followed by my PhD (also at the University of Oxford) in computational biophysics. I’m currently a postdoc at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, NYC.

My research lies at the interface of chemistry, biology, physics, and pharmacology. I use computer simulations to investigate the structure and function of tiny molecular machines called proteins. Simulations not only allow us to understand protein dynamics, but can also describe how they interact with small molecules and aid in drug discovery.

I’m passionate about science communication and enjoy taking part in outreach events when I can. When I’m not working I enjoy running, reading, and travelling!