| University of Bristol|
University of Bristol
| Stephen George Oliver
3 November 1949 (age 66) (1949-11-03) |
University of Cambridge
University of Kent
University of Manchester
University of California, Irvine
National Institute for Medical Research
The role of RNA in the maintenance of mitochondrial DNA in the yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae. (1975)
Walid Ahmed Mohamed Omara
EMBO member (2004)
Stephen Oliver (scientist) Wikipedia
Stephen George Oliver FMedSci FAAAS (born 3 November 1949) is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry at the University of Cambridge, director of the Cambridge Systems Biology Centre and a Fellow of Wolfson College, Cambridge.
Oliver was educated at the University of Bristol gaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Microbiology in 1971 followed by a PhD from the National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) in 1974.
Oliver's areas of research include functional genomics, systems biology and drug discovery using the model organism Saccharomyces cerevisiae which he has worked on since the 1970s. In 1992, whilst working at UMIST, Oliver led the team which provided first complete sequence analysis of an entire chromosome from any organism. More recently he has also been involved in the creation of a Robot Scientist and has been awarded research funding as principal investigator or co-investigator with a total value of over £26 million by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council.