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Recognition of Challis Group Research Achievements

2020

Andy Derome Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Oxford, UK (Greg Challis)

Bristol Myers Squibb Lecturer in Organic Chemistry, University of California, Berkeley (Greg Challis)

 

2019

Outstanding Early Career Poster Award, Synthetic Biology Australasia, Brisbane (Marianne Costa)

Infineum Prize for Outstanding Overall Performance in MChem (Caitlin Heffernan)

CSIRO Synthetic Biology Future Science Fellowship (Marianne Costa)

KU Leuven Research Council Award (Joleen Masschelein)

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry Organic Division Midlands Regional Meeting, 19 March 2019, University of Warwick (Jake Sargeant)

Best Overall Masters Project, Warwick Medical School (Helen Smith)

Faculty Post-Doctoral Research Prize in Chemistry (Matt Jenner)

 

2018

GE Sante Lecture, Department of Biochemistry, McGill University, Canada (Greg Challis)

BBSRC Future Leader Fellowship (Matt Jenner)

Chancellor's International Scholarship (Fang Pang)

Poster Prize, Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products XII, University of Warwick, 28-29 June 2018 (Xinyun Jian)

Chemical Biology "best talk" prize (winner), Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium (Xinyun Jian)

Chemical Biology "best talk" prize (runner up), Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium (Marianne Costa)

 

2017

Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellowship (Matt Jenner)

Royal Society of Chemistry Interdisciplinary Prize (Greg Challis)

Amgen Lecture, Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, USA (Greg Challis)

EPSRC INTEGRATE AMR Early Career Fellowship (Chris Fage)

 

2016

Poster Prize, Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Wuhan, 16-20 October 2016 (Joleen Masschelein)

Poster Prize, Genetics of Industrial Microorganisms, Wuhan, 16-20 October 2016 (Dani Zabala)

EPSRC INTEGRATE AMR Early Career Fellowship (Shanshan Zhou)

Institute of Advanced Study Early Career Fellowship (Daniel Griffiths)

Best Poster Prize, RSC International Conference, Bioactive Natural Products: Translating Promise into Practice, Oxford, 11-13 July 2016 (Jade Ronan)

Runner-up Prize for Best Lecture, NPRONET/BIOCATNET Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products X, University of Warwick, 1 July 2016 (Daniel Griffiiths)

Andy McCamley Prize for outstanding 4th Year Research Project, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick (Matt Beech)

Chemical Biology "best talk" prize, Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium (Daniel Griffiths)

EPSRC INTEGRATE AMR Early Career Fellowship (Vincent Poon)

 

2015

China Scholarship Council PhD Scholarship (Xinjun Jian)

Best Paper Prize, Department of Chemistry (David Withall)

European Commission Marie Sklowdowska-Curie Individual Fellowship (Joleen Masschelein)

 

2014

Chancellor's Scholarship (Jade Foster)

Poster Prize, Molecular Organisation and Assembly in Cells Annual Conference (Daniel Griffiths)

 

2013

Royal Society Wolfson Research Merit Award (Greg Challis)

Poster Prize, Molecular Organisation and Assembly in Cells Annual Conference (Daniel Griffiths)

Chancellor's International Scholarship (Gideon Idowu)

Andy McCamley Prize for outstanding 4th Year Research Project, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick (Jade Foster)

Best Talk Prize, Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium (David Withall)

 

2012

Chancellor's International Scholarship (Shanshan Zhou)

 

2011

The Journal of Biological Chemistry Herbert Tabor Young Investigator Award (Sarah Barry)

Cancellor's International Scholarship (Ruby Awodi)

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products VI, University of Bristol, 22 June 2011 (Paulina Sydor)

Institute of Advanced Study Postdoctoral Fellowship (Paulina Sydor)

Poster Prize, Department of Chemistry Postgraduate Symposium (Lauren Ray)

Fellow of the Society of Biology (Greg Challis)

Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Greg Challis)

 

2010

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: Chemistry of the Cell 4, University of Oxford, 6 September 2010 (Nicolas Malet)

Royal Society University Research Fellowship (Chris Corre)

 

2009

Royal Society Gabor Medal for acknowledged distinction of interdisciplinary work between the life sciences and other disciplines (Greg Challis)

Royal Society of Chemistry Hickinbottom Award for distinguished contributions to organic chemistry (Greg Challis)

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products V, University of Bristol, 17 June 2009 (Daniel Oves-Costales)

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products V, University of Bristol, 17 June 2009 (Stuart Haynes)

Prize for Best Lecture, Royal Society of Chemistry Bioorganic Group Annual Postgraduate Symposium, University of Leeds, 6 April 2009 (Stuart Haynes)

Andy McCamley Prize for outstanding 4th Year Research Project, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick (Stephanie Brooks)

 

2008

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products IV, University of Bristol, 18 June 2008 (Prakash Patel)

 

2007

Society for General Micobiology Fleming Prize Lecture for distinguished contributions to the chemistry and biology of antibiotics and other bioactive metabolites (Greg Challis)

University of Kent Wain Medal Lecture for exceptional research at the biology / chemistry interface (Greg Challis, inaugural recipent)

Prize for Best Lecture, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products III, University of Bristol, 20 June 2007 (Laura Montgomery)

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products III, University of Bristol, 20 June 2007 (Daniel Oves-Costales)

Warwick Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Malek Zerikly)

 

2006

Warwick Postgraduate Research Scholarship (Paulina Sydor)

Prize for Best Lecture, Postgraduate Symposium, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick, 21 June 2006 (Anna Stanley)

 

2005

Poster Prize, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products II, University of Bristol, 15 June 2005 (Christophe Corre)

 

2004

Prize for Best Lecture, Royal Society of Chemistry: The Chemistry and Biology of Natural Products, University of Bristol, 16 June 2004 (Anna Stanley)

 

2003

European Commission Marie Curie Fellowship (Sylvie Lautru)

 

2002

Royal Society of Chemistry Meldola Medal and Prize for major contributions with nonribosomal peptide synthetase multienzymes (Greg Challis)

Andy McCamley Prize for outstanding 4th Year Research Project, Department of Chemistry, University of Warwick (Louisa Robinson)