HFSP Alumni News: Simon Boulton awarded the 2011 Francis Crick Lecture
The Francis Crick Lecture is a prize lecture awarded annually by the Royal Society. Simon's award is for his exceptional achievements in the field of DNA repair. He will give the lecture on 7 December 2011.
Simon received an HFSP Fellowship in 1998 to work with Nicholas Dyson at the MGH Cancer Centre at the Masachussetts General Hospital. After a second postdoc with Marc Vidal at the Dana Farber Cancer Centre, Harvard Medical School, he joined Cancer Research UK as a group leader in 2002. He was promoted to Senior Scientist in 2007.