Martin Slater

Martin Slater, PhD

Director of Discovery



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Dr. Martin Slater studied medicinal chemistry at the Universities of Leeds and Huddersfield. In 1997 Martin joined the then start-up company BioFocus where, as Senior Research Fellow, he underpinned the SoftFocus library brand with the development of innovative chemogenomic tools and the design of over 40 commercially successful protein targeted libraries. Martin pioneered the use of Cresset’s field-based technologies for targets including GPCRs, Kinases, Ion channels and Proteases for library generation and de-novo ligand design. Martin joined Cresset in 2011. As Director of Discovery he delivers high quality computational chemistry and molecular modelling consulting to pharma, biotech, agrochem, academia, flavors and fragrances industries amongst others.