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Edmund Cartwright House, 4 Robert Robinson Avenue
Oxford Science Park, Oxford, OX4 4GA, UK

Tel: +44 (0)845 034 7900 | Fax: +44 (0)845 034 7901

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Suite 4, The Mansion, Chesterford Research Park
Little Chesterford, Essex, CB10 1XL, UK

Tel: +44 (0)845 034 7900 | Fax: +44 (0)845 034 7901

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Technology advisory board - Professor Mark Akeson
Professor Mark Akeson
Professor Mark Akeson
University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC)

Professor Mark Akeson is Co-Director, UCSC Nanopore Laboratory and Adjunct Professor, Biomolecular Engineering – University of California, Santa Cruz.

Professor Akeson joined the Nanopore Laboratory at the University of California, Santa Cruz, in 1996.  He led a joint research effort between UCSC and Harvard University showing that sequence identity could be read along individual RNA molecules at thirty nucleotide resolution. Professor Akeson and his colleagues pioneered the use of nanopores to examine sequence-specific binding of DNA polymerases to individual DNA templates.
Currently, Professor Akeson and his collaborators focus on two research areas: firstly, the use of feedback control to analyse DNA/protein interactions at the single molecule level; and secondly, coupling of processive DNA-modifying enzymes to biological nanopores at millisecond temporal resolution.