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Slovak Academy of Sciences honours York biochemist

Posted on 2 September 2015

Tony Wilkinson has been awarded the International Prize of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in recognition of his “outstanding work in the field of natural sciences.”

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Professor Tony Wilkinson’s research focuses on the three-dimensional structures and mechanisms of important biological molecules – in particular on the proteins involved in bacterial cell processes, some of which contribute to disease in humans and animals. 

The Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) is the country’s main scientific research institution, supporting fundamental and applied science, and publishes a wide range of scholarly and scientific journals.

See http://www.york.ac.uk/news-and-events/news/2015/quality/slovak-academy-science-award/ for further details