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Dr Carrie Rye

Dr Carrie Rye

Senior Enterprise and Innovation Programmes Manager


 01392 725505

 Innovation Centre Phase 2 


Innovation Centre Phase 2, University of Exeter,  Rennes Drive,  Exeter,  EX4 4RN, UK



Carrie is a Senior Enterprise and Innovation Programmes Manager leading the Contract Research, Consutlancy Team and Industrial Studentship team within Exeter Innovation.

The team supports academic, technical and professional services staff at the University with the development and management of consultancy, contract research and Industrial studentship projects with business and government clients. This includes costings,/pricing, supporting tender applications, contracting and ensuring internal and external regulations are followed.


Carrie joined the University of Exeter in 2011 having previously worked as a programme manager for the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) Invention for Innovation (i4i) programme.

Prior to this Carrie carried out an industrially linked postdoctoral position screening for novel enzyme activities with commercial potential. Carrie has a PhD in Protein Biochemistry.

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Journal articles

Rye CA, Isupov MN, Lebedev AA, Littlechild JA (2009). Biochemical and structural studies of a L-haloacid dehalogenase from the thermophilic archaeon Sulfolobus tokodaii. Extremophiles, 13(1), 179-190. Abstract.  Author URL.
Rye CA, Isupov MN, Lebedev AA, Littlechild JA (2007). An order-disorder twin crystal of L-2-haloacid dehalogenase from Sulfolobus tokodaii. Acta Crystallogr D Biol Crystallogr, 63(Pt 8), 926-930. Abstract.  Author URL.
Littlechild JA, Guy J, Connelly S, Mallett L, Waddell S, Rye CA, Line K, Isupov M (2007). Natural methods of protein stabilization: thermostable biocatalysts. Biochem Soc Trans, 35(Pt 6), 1558-1563. Abstract.  Author URL.

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Monday & Friday  8.30-5  Tuesday & Thursday 9 - 3.30

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