Richard Bryce is staff at Division of Pharmacy & Optometry, The University of Menchester. He heads up the computational-aided drug design group in the Division of Pharmacy and Optometry. He is a Reader in Biomedicinal Chemistry, having studied chemistry at St. Andrews University (BSc, 1995) and computational chemistry at Manchester University (PhD, 1998). He was a Robert Lincoln MacNeil scholar at the University of Pennsylvania (1992-1993) and a Ramsay Memorial Fellow at the University of Manchester (1999-2001). His work receives support from a variety of sources, including EPSRC, The Wellcome Trust, MRC, BBSRC and the Royal Society. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry and member and former chair of the Molecular Graphics and Modelling Society.