Elected: 2013
Discipline: Biomedical and Cognitive Sciences
Professor Gordon Douglas Brown FRS, FRSE, FMedSci

Professor and Centre Director, MRC Centre for Medical Mycology, University of Exeter.

Professor Gordon Brown completed a Ph.D. in microbiology at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. He was a Wellcome Trust travelling postdoctoral fellow at the University of Oxford, UK, then a Wellcome Trust Senior Fellow at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, and is now a Professor of Immunology and Director of the MRC Centre for Medical Mycology at the University of Aberdeen. His primary research interests are C-type lectin receptors and their role in homeostasis and immunity, with a particular focus on antifungal immunity.