Professor Gurdyal S Besra

Location: University of Birmingham

Fellow 1999-2005

Area of Current Research Interests
Mycobacterial cell wall biosynthesis: structure, function and biological implications in tuberculosis.

Other Information
Lister Institute-Jenner Fellow.
Awarded the 1999 W.H. Pierce Prize from the Society of Applied Microbiology.
Promoted to Professor of Microbial Physiology, 2000
Granted unpaid leave from 1.2.02 to 1.8.02 to re-establish research (fellowship now finishes 31.3.05).
Elected a Member of the Institute, 2006.
The Biochemical Society: Biochemical Society Award, 2008