Press Release – Biochemical Society award winners announced
The Biochemical Society, the UK’s largest discipline based learned society in the biosciences, is pleased to announce the 2013 awards winners. The scientists receive the awards in recognition of their achievements in a wide variety of fields of research and development. The awards recognise the excellence of their work and the profound implications their work has had for the research community and wider society.
- The Colworth Medal - Robin May (University of Birmingham)
- The Novartis Medal and Prize - Tony Kouzarides (University of Cambridge)
- The AstraZeneca Award - Alec Jeffreys (University of Leicester)
- Biochemical Society Award - Tom Blundell (University of Cambridge)
- Centenary Award - G. Marius Clore (National Institute of Health, Bethesda)
- Heatley Medal and Prize - Mervyn Bibb (John Innes Centre)
- Thudichum Medal - Michael Ehlers (Pfizer)
- Sir Philip Randle Lecture - Gerald Shulman (Yale University)
- Theme Panel I – Genes - Joe Yeeles (Rockefeller Research Center)
- Theme Panel III – Bioenergetics and Metabolism - Alison Parkin (University of Oxford)
- Theme Panel V – Signal Transduction - Kristopher Clark (University of Dundee)
Professor Steve Busby, Chairman of the Awards Committee, said, ‘The Biochemical Society's Awards will recognise scientists at all career stages, across the whole breadth of the molecular biosciences, and the award lectures in 2013 will showcase the amazing contributions that the winners have made.’
All of the award prize and medal lectureships will take place in 2013 and all lectures are published in Biochemical Society Transactions.
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Notes to Editor
- The Biochemical Society - The Biochemical Society promotes the advancement of the molecular biosciences, representing the interests of all those working in the sector. The Biochemical Society is the largest discipline-based learned society in the Biosciences with more than 5,500 members.
- Biochemical Society Transactions – published by Portland Press Limited, the journal captures the exciting science presented at the Biochemical Society Annual Symposium, Focused Meetings and Independent Meetings supported by the Society as a series of mini-reviews.