Nicholas Talbot#


Nicholas Talbot
Email:nick.talbot 'at' tsl.ac.uk
Membership Number:3832
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:ORGANISMIC & EVOLUTIONARY BIOLOGY
Username:ntalbot
Elected:2014
Homepage: http://www.tsl.ac.uk/staff/professor-nick-talbot



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2018 - present Executive Director of the Sainsbury Laboratory
  • 2010 - 2018 Deputy Vice Chancellor for Research and Knowledge Transfer, University of Exeter
  • 2005 - 2010 Head of School, School of Biosciences, University of Exeter
  • 1999 - Professor of Molecular Genetics, School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
  • 1998 - 1999 Reader in Molecular Genetics, School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
  • 1993 - 1998 Lecturer, School of Biological Sciences, University of Exeter, UK
  • 1990 - 1993 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Purdue University, USAFungal biology

Fields of Scholarship
  • Fungal biology
  • Microbiology
  • Plant microbe interactions
  • Plant biology
  • Mycology
  • Genetics
  • Plant disease

Honours and Awards
  • Elected Fellow of the Royal Society (FRS) in 2014 for his discoveries contributing to our knowledge of how fungi causes disease in plants
  • Elected Fellow of the Society of Biology (FSB), 2010
  • European Research Council Advanced Investigator Award, 2012-2017
  • Elected as Member of EMBO 2013
  • Whetzel-Wescott-Dimock Distinguished Lecturer, Cornell University, 2011
  • Pirie Award Lecture, Rothamsted Research, 2010
  • University of Aberdeen Annual Microbiology Prize Lecture, 2010
  • John S. Karling Award Lecture, Mycological Society of America, 2008
  • Plenary Prize Lecture, 9th International Mycological Congress, Edinburgh, 2010
  • Distinguished Speaker Series, National Institute of Biological Sciences, Beijing, China, 2008
  • The President’s Medal, Society for Experimental Biology, 2000
  • The Berkeley Award, The British Mycological Society, 1999

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