Professor Kelly Chibale awarded prestigious Cheney Fellowship

26 Aug 2016 - 13:15

Professor Kelly Chibale

Professor Kelly Chibale, founder and director of UCT’s Drug Discovery and Development Centre. has won the 24 month (2017-2018) fellowship to the Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology in the Faculty of Biological Sciences and the School of Chemistry in the Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences at the University of Leeds in the UK.  The fellowship comes with funding.

The prestigious programme will bring highly talented and creative academics to Leeds to advance their research, build enduring collaborations and create a high profile international network of world-leading researchers, scientists and engineers

The Astbury Centre for Structural Molecular Biology at Leeds ( is a World-leading, highly collaborative centre involving prominent researchers across several disciplines and contains state-of-the-art Facilities which are currently unmatched in Europe (including a new 900MHz NMR and two new cryo EM machines).