James Barber#


James Barber
Email:j.barber 'at' imperial.ac.uk
Membership Number:370
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:jbarber
Elected:1989
Homepage:http://www.bio.ic.ac.uk/research/barber/people/jbarber.html





Present and Previous Positions
  • since 1990 Ernst Chain Professor of Biochemistry, Imperial College London
  • since 1990 Director, Centre for Photomolecular Sciences, Imperial College London
  • 1989 - 1999 Head of the Department of Biochemistry, Imperial College London
  • 1989 - 1991 Dean of the Royal College of Science, Imperial College London
  • 1979 - 1990 Professor of Plant Physiology, Imperial College London
  • 1974 - 1979 Reader in Plant Physiology, Imperial College London
  • 1968 - 1974 Lecturer, Imperial College London

Fields of Scholarship
  • Photosynthesis and the functional role of the photosystems
  • Artificial photosynthesis research

Honours and Awards
  • 1989 Elected Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1989 & 2001 Miller Visiting Professorship at Berkeley, UC, USA
  • 1992 Honorary Doctorate, University of Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1995 Selby Fellow, Australian Academy of Science
  • 2000 Burroughs Wellcome Fund/Federation of American Soc. for Experimental Biol. Visiting Prof. Award in Basic Medical Sciences, Univ. California, USA
  • 2002 The Flintoff Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry, London, UK
  • 2003 Elected foreign member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences
  • 2005 Elected to the Fellowship of The Royal Society London
  • 2005 Awarded the Italgas Prize for Energy and Environment
  • 2006 Awarded Novartis Prize and Medal of The Biochemistry Society
  • 2007 Awarded Wheland Medal and Prize of the University of Chicago
  • 2007 Elected President of the International Society for Photosynthesis Research
  • 2008 Arnon Lecture and Prize ( UC Berkeley )
  • 2008 Lee Kuan Yew Distinguished Visitor to Singapore
  • 2010 Honorary DSc, University of East Anglia
  • 2011 Sir Ernst Chain Distinguished Lecture (London, UK)
  • 2013 Interdisciplinary Prize and Medal, Royal Society of Chemistry

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