Christopher Gordon obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Wollongong under the guidance of Prof. Paul A Keller in 2007. Following a postdoctoral position at the University of Newcastle within the McCluskey laboratories, he moved to the University of Nottingham to undertake a postdoctoral position under the guidance of Prof. Paul Williams and Prof. Weng Chan.
Here Christopher gained a continuing interest in bacterial quorum sensing and peptide synthesis. In 2013 Christopher returned to Australia under the ARC DECRA fellowship scheme to pursue the development of flow protocols to effect widely utilised chemical transformations. Currently Christopher is appointed as a Senior Lecturer of Organic and Medicinal at Western Sydney University Australia.