Professor Barrie Wilkinson has been awarded the 2018 Royal Society of Chemistry Inderdisciplinary Prize. Professor Wilkinson was awarded this for his work in combining molecular biology, enzymology and chemistry in the engineering of biosynthetic pathways to microbial metabolites.Barrie Wilkinson

 

“It is a great honour for me to receive the Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Award, and it reflects the diverse contributions made by my students, postdocs, colleagues and collaborators over many years,” said Professor Wilkinson.

 

“It is important to acknowledge that much of this work was undertaken in an Industrial setting, as well as in my academic lab, and reflects the highly innovative science taking place in both of these different environments,” he added.