Elected: 2013
Discipline: Organismal and Environmental Biology
Professor Gareth Islwyn Jenkins FRSE

Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Glasgow.

Professor Gareth Jenkins is an international leader in the field of photobiology and plant development interactions with the environment. His research focuses on how plants detect ultraviolet-B (UV-B) light at a molecular level and how UV-B perception within cells leads to the regulation of gene expression. He has been Head of Division of the Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences at the University of Glasgow since 2008.