Elected: 2011
Discipline: Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor Frank Sargent FRSE

Professor of Microbial Biotechnology, Newcastle University.

Professor Frank Sargent is an internationally-acclaimed microbial biochemist who has made seminal contributions in bacterial membrane biology and energy metabolism. He joined the University of Newcastle in 2018 after spending over a decade at the University of Dundee. His research studies how bacteria live and grow under different environmental conditions.