Edward Snell



Edward Snell


Edward Snell


Professor, Director of BioXFEL
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Senior Scientist, CEO of Hauptman-Woodward Medical Institute

Research Topics

Bioinformatics; Protein Function and Structure; Proteins and metalloenzymes; Structural Biology; X-ray Crystallography

Contact Information

Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute

700 Ellicott St.

Buffalo NY, 14204

Phone: (716) 898-8631

Fax: (716) 898-8660


Biography Teaching Research


  • PhD, Chemistry, University of Manchester (1996)
  • BS, Physics, The John Moores University of Liverpool, First Class with Honors (1992)


  • Chief Executive Officer and President, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, December 2014 to date
  • Senior Research Scientist, Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute, Buffalo NY, April 2005 onward (Senior Scientist in 2010)
  • May 2003 to April 2005: Staff Scientist, at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center through BAE-SYSTEMS Analytical, Huntsville, AL
  • Oct. 1999 to Dec. 1999: Consultant, University of Alabama in Huntsville, AL
  • Dec. 1999 to April 2003: Staff Scientist, at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center through Universities Space Research Association, Huntsville, AL
  • April 1996 to Sep. 1999: Resident Research Associate of the National Research Council at NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL

Awards and Honors

  • Marshall Space Flight Center Directors Commendation (2003)
  • Imaging Award from the Industry magazine, Advanced Imaging (2003)