Marjory Stephenson Prize Winner Q&As
Learn more about some of our previous Marjory Stephenson Prize Lecture winners in a series of Q&As as they describe what winning the Prize meant to them.
The 2019 Marjory Stephenson Prize was awarded to Professor Gordon Dougan FRS who was recognized for his exceptional research in the field of genomics. In this interview he tells us more about his work, the mentors that have influenced his success and how it feels to win a Microbiology Society prize.
The 2018 Marjory Stephenson Prize Lecture was awarded to Professor Geoffrey L. Smith FRS for his exceptional research on how vaccinia virus interacts with human cells and modulates the immune system. In this interview he tells us more about his personal research highlights, why he decided to pursue a career in research and what winning the Marjory Stephenson Prize meant to him.
The 2017 Marjory Stephenson Prize was awarded to Professor Steve Busby in recognition of his contribution to the understanding of bacterial gene expression. In this interview he tells us how his interest in microbiology was enhanced when he joined the Society, what his current research focuses on, and why winning the Marjory Stephenson Prize was a special honour for him.