Biography of Charles Fewson
Charles Fewson was titular Professor of Microbial Biochemistry from 1982 and Professor of Microbial Biochemistry from 1995 until 2001. He joined the University in 1963 as a Lecturer in the Department of Biochemistry. He was promoted to Senior Lecturer in 1968 and Reader in 1979.
Professor Fewson was a key figure in the establishment, in 1994, of the Institute of Biomedical and Life Sciences. He was Director of the Institute from 1994 until 2000. He was awarded an OBE in 2001 for services to biological sciences.