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Research interests

Research group website

Based in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Bath, the Grayson Group’s research interests are centred around the use of molecular modelling and machine learning to study organic and biological reactions.

Current research areas include:

Automation & machine learning

Reaction modelling

Computational reaction design

In silico toxicology & drug design

Willing to supervise doctoral students

Please get in touch to discuss Master’s, PhD and Postdoctoral research opportunities.

Education/Academic qualification

Chemistry, Doctor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge


Chemistry, Master of Natural Science, University of Cambridge


Natural Sciences, Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge


External positions

Lindemann Trust Fellow, University of California, Los Angeles

1 Jan 201531 Dec 2015

Junior Research Fellow, University of Cambridge

1 Oct 201430 Jun 2018


  • Computational Chemistry
  • Machine Learning
  • Molecular Modelling
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Organocatalysis
  • Transition Metal Catalysis
  • Toxicology

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Research Output

Enantioselective S‐H Insertion Reactions of α‐Carbonyl Sulfoxonium Ylides

Momo, P. B., Leveille, A. N., Farrar, E. H. E., Grayson, M. N., Mattson, A. E. & Burtoloso, A. C. B., 30 Apr 2020, In : Angewandte Chemie-International Edition.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Formicamycin biosynthesis involves a unique reductive ring contraction

Qin, Z., Devine, R., Booth, T. J., Farrar, E. H. E., Grayson, M. N., Hutchings, M. I. & Wilkinson, B., 16 Jun 2020, In : Chemical Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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Functionalized Double Strain-Promoted Stapled Peptides for Inhibiting the p53-MDM2 Interaction

Sharma, K., Strizhak, A. V., Fowler, E., Xu, W., Chappell, B., Sore, H. F., Galloway, W. R. J. D., Grayson, M. N., Lau, Y. H., Itzhaki, L. S. & Spring, D. R., 21 Jan 2020, In : ACS OMEGA. 5, 2, p. 1157-1169

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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