Nir London

Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Structural Biology Weizmann Institute of Science

Prof. Nir London completed his PhD in computational structural biology at the Hebrew University in 2012, under the supervision of Prof. Ora Schueler-Furman. He then pursued a post-doctoral fellowship with Prof. Brian Shoichet at UCSF working on covalent virtual screening approaches. In 2015 Prof. London joined the Weizmann Institute of Science. His lab is focused on covalent chemical biology and is developing new technologies to discover and functionalize covalently acting compounds. His honors include amongst others, the 2021 EFMC award for young medicinal chemist in academia and the 2021 ISCB award for young chemical biologist, the 2022 RSC Medicinal Chemistry – Emerging Investigator Lectureship and most recently was awarded an ERC consolidator award.