Prof Sebastian Aymes
Professor of Microbial Chemotherapy, Medical Microbiology,
the University of Edinburgh.
With more than 300 full scientific papers published on the use
of antibiotics. Prof. Amyes is recognised by government agencies as
an authority in the area of the chemotherapy of infectious diseases
and bacterial resistance to drugs.
Prof Marcel Jaspars
Marine Natural Products Laboratory, University of
Prof Marcel Jaspars trained as a synthetic/natural product
chemist and now works at the chemistry/biology interface. Key
interests include: the use of sponge metabolites in the
trans-membrane delivery of therapeutic molecules in vitro and in
vivo; discovery of an anti-cancer agent from a sponge (in animal
testing); expression of bioactive marine metabolites in a
Prof David Harrison
Director of Laboratory Medicine in Lothian NHS and Professor
of Pathology, University of Edinburgh.
Lothian NHS is a large, integrated laboratory medicine service
with active R&D interests in microbiology including several
national reference laboratories. In addition he has interests in
redox signalling and cancer. He is a member of the UK Committee on