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Professor David Stuart has been awarded The Gabor Medal 2020 for his seminal contributions to understanding virus structure and application to vaccine design, as well as driving the application of engineering and physical science to the life sciences.

Professor David Stuart

The Royal Society has today announced that it is awarding its Gabor Medal to David Stuart, who is Professor of Structural Biology in the Nuffield Department of Medicine and the Life Sciences Director of the Diamond Light Source, the National Synchrotron at Harwell.  Professor Stuart is currently leading a large number of projects relating to the University’s response to COVID19, which include studying the structure of SARS-Cov-2 and a series of anti-viral drug discovery programmes. He is also leading the Oxford research team providing antibody immunity data on the UK population for the Office of National Statistics.

Professor Stuart's achievement will be celebrated at Anniversary Day on 30 November 2020. The prize is given with a medal and gift of £2,000.

The full story is available on The Royal Society website

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