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Doctor Alan Hunt

Dr Alan Hunt

Senior Teaching Fellow

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Alan graduated from the University of Southampton with a BSc in Physiology & Biochemistry in 1979, joining the Faculty of Medicine in a research assistant role the same year.  Commencing part-time doctoral studies in 1983, supervised by Professor Anthony Postle, he gained his PhD in the Faculty in 1987, with a research expertise in lipid biochemistry/enzymology/metabolism.  Since then, he has established International as well as Pharma, National and Cross-Faculty collaborative links in diverse areas of lipid metabolism from biomedicine to biophysics and to the basic biochemistry of coral reefs and the impacts of climate change.  He has a broad teaching portfolio that spans many areas of the early years curriculum of the BM courses in Southampton.  He is currently the Deputy Year 2 Lead for the BM5/BM6/BMEU program.