Full Name
Charlotte Deane
Job Title
CSO AI Biologics, Exscientia; Professor
University of Oxford
Brief Biography
Charlotte Deane has held numerous senior roles at the University of Oxford, where she is currently a Professor of Structural Bioinformatics and leads the Oxford Protein Informatics Group (OPIG). She has published over 150 papers on diverse problems across immunoinformatics, protein structure, and small molecule drug discovery; using statistics, AI, and computation to generate biological and medical insight. Her work focuses on the development of novel algorithms, tools, and databases that are openly available to the community.

At Exscientia, Charlotte leads biologics development and is driving the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and the design of protein structures in the discovery and development of novel drug candidates.

Charlotte was previously Deputy Executive Chair of the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council at UK Research and Innovation (UKRI). She played an active role during the COVID-19 pandemic as the UKRI COVID Response Director and was a member of the UK Government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE). She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2022 Birthday Honours for services to COVID-19 research.
Charlotte Deane