|Prof. Douglas Kell
Research Chair in Bioanalytical Sciences,
|Personal | Education | Work | Awards | Miscellaneous | Contact|
|Email: dbk [at] manchester [dot] ac [dot] uk
Tel: +44 (0)161 306 4492
Fax: +44 (0)161 306 4556Place of birth: London, U.K. Date of birth: 7 April 1953
Marital status: Married, 1 son (DoB 3-8-92), 2 daughters (DoB 15-7-95 and 27-3-98)
|Primary and Secondary education:
Senior Scholar of St John’s College, Oxford. M.A. (Oxon) 1978.
D.Phil. (Oxon) 1978; thesis title: “The Bioenergetics of Paracoccus denitrificans“.
|SRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1978 – 1980. Project title: “Energy Coupling in Methanogenic Bacteria”.
Postdoctoral Research Assistant, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1980 – 1981. Project title: “Butyricin 7423 and the membrane H+-ATPase of Clostridium pasteurianum“.
SERC Advanced Fellow, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1981 – 1983. Project title: “Novel approaches to the understanding of protonmotive systems in bacteria”.
‘New Blood’ lecturer in Microbial Physiology, Department of Botany & Microbiology, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1983 – 1988.
Director, Aber Instruments Ltd, 1988 – 2008 (I resigned on my appointment at CEO of BBSRC)
Reader in Microbiology, Dept of Biological Sciences, University College of Wales, Aberystwyth, 1988 – 1992.
Personal Chair, University of Wales, 1992 – 2002
Director, Aber Genomic Computing (later Predictive Solutions Ltd), 2001 – 2007
Chief Executive, Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Coouncil (0.8 FTE), 2008-13.
|Awards and Distinctions|
|1986 Recipient of the Fleming Award of the Society for General Microbiology, awarded annually by the Society “in recognition of outstanding research by a young microbiologist working in the UK or the Republic of Ireland”.
1986/87 Co-recipient (with Dr R.W.Todd) of one of 12 SMART Awards (Phase I and Phase II) for novel instrumentation from the Department of Trade and Industry, for “the development of an electronic biomass probe”.
1989/1990 Co-recipient (with colleagues from Aber Instruments) of a SMART Award (Phase I and Phase II) from the Department of Trade and Industry for the development of “An automated bacterial colony counter”.
2004 Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Science Award
2005 Royal Society of Chemistry Chemical Biology Award
2012 Elected a Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales (FLSW)
2012 Awarded DSc Honoris Causa, Cranfield University
2012 Elected a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
2013 Elected a Fellow (equivalent to DSc) of Aberystwyth University
2013 Elected a Lifetime Honorary Fellow of the Metabolomics Society.
2014 Elected to be a Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in New Year Honours
|Some links I may find useful are here.
Click to see the list of some publications of the group. My Community of Science entry is here. My ORCID ID is 0000-0001-5838-7963, My ResearcherID is E-8318-2011, my Microsoft Academic Search link is here, my Google Scholar link is here, and my Kudos dashboard is here.
|If you wish to contact me, please use the following contact details:
E-mail: dbk [at] manchester [dot] ac [dot] uk
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