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Prof Justin Perry


Department: Applied Sciences

Professor Justin Perry is Professor of Chemistry and Director of Enterprise and Engagement for the Department of Applied Sciences, and works to make the interface between universities and industry more permeable.

Justin is also Placements Tutor for sandwich students in chemistry and forensic science doing a year placement in the chemical and process industries.


  • Science PhD June 30 1995
  • Fellow (FRSC) Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2017

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Determination of the Biocide Econea® in Artificial Seawater by Solid Phase Extraction and High Performance Liquid Chromatography Mass Spectrometry, Downs, R., Dean, J., Downer, A., Perry, J. 19 Nov 2017, In: Separations
  • Investigation of the acid/base behaviour of the opium alkaloid thebaine in LC-ESI-MS mobile phase by NMR spectroscopy, Carlin, M., Dean, J., Bookham, J., Perry, J. 4 Oct 2017, In: Royal Society Open Science
  • A high-throughput screening method for determining the substrate scope of nitrilases, Black, G., Brown, N., Perry, J., Randall, P., Turnbull, G., Zhang, M. 9 Jan 2015, In: Chemical Communications
  • An investigation of nitrile transforming enzymes in the chemo-enzymatic synthesis of the taxol sidechain, Wilding, B., Veselá, A., Perry, J., Black, G., Zhang, M., Martínková, L., Klempier, N. Jun 2015, In: Organic & Biomolecular Chemistry
  • Multivariate analysis studies of the ageing effect for artist's oil paints containing modern organic pigments, Sano, N., Cumpson, P., Cwiertnia, E., Perry, J., Singer, B. Oct 2014, In: Surface and Interface Analysis
  • Sterol 3β-glucosyltransferase biocatalysts with a range of selectivities, including selectivity for testosterone, Malik, V., Zhang, M., Dover, L., Northen, J., Flinn, A., Perry, J., Black, G. 2013, In: Molecular BioSystems
  • Investigation of the materials found in the studio of Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Russell, J., Singer, B., Perry, J., Bacon, A. 2012, In: Studies in Conservation
  • The materials and techniques used in the paintings of Francis Bacon (1909-1992), Russell, J., Singer, B., Perry, J., Bacon, A. 2012, In: Studies in Conservation
  • Determination of quaternary ammonium compounds in seawater samples by solid-phase extraction and liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry, Bassarab, P., Williams, D., Dean, J., Ludkin, E., Perry, J. Feb 2011, In: Journal of Chromatography A
  • Predicting functional residues of protein sequence alignments as a feature selection task, Haddow, C., Perry, J., Durrant, M., Faith, J. 2011, In: International Journal of Data Mining in Bioinformatics

PGR Supervision

  • Elliot Sharp Start: 01/10/2018
  • Stefania Santoni Using Novel Recombinant Nitrilases in Green Chemical Synthesis Start: 01/05/2014


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