Roger Morris is Professor of Molecular Neurobiology at King’s College London and Head of the Department of Chemistry. He is a neurobiologist with particular interests in normal and pathological reactions of molecules on the neuronal surface.
Professor Morris graduated from the Australian National University before completing his PhD in 1975 at the MRC Immunochemistry Unit, Oxford, under Alan Williams and Rodney Porter. Following postdoctoral research at the University of Connecticut Health Centre, Professor Morris moved to the Laboratory of Neurobiology at the MRC’s National Institute for Medical Research in London. In 1995 he moved to the United Medical Schools of Guy’s and St Thomas’s Hospitals, which merged with King’s in 1998.
He was appointed Head of Biochemistry at King’s in 2005, and in 2007 became Head of the School of Biomedical Sciences.