Fellowship to the Society is a prestigious award given to those who have changed the face of microbiology or science as a whole.
Our most prestigious award, Fellowship of the Society for Applied Microbiology is granted to those who have made a significant contribution to advancing microbiology and science as a whole.
Recipients of this award may be prominent members of SfAM, leaders in business, industry, or public figures who have been influencial in the field of microbiology.
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For her work in developing microbiology as a field and discipline, Professor Dame Anne Glover was awarded the 2021 SfAM Fellowship.
Her co-discovery of CRISPR-Cas9 genetic engineering technology, with collaborator, French scientist Emmanuelle Charpentier, has changed human and agricultural genomics research forever.
Dame Sally’s efforts to place the UK at the forefront of the fight against antibiotic resistant bacteria have been second to none, influencing government policy, helping to commission the O’Neill report and championing antibiotic stewardship.
Sir David Attenborough is the United Kingdom’s best-loved naturalist and natural history broadcaster.
The Fellowship was in recognition of his passion for finding a solution to the global challenge of AMR and the continuing impact of the O’Neill Review.