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The Morton Lecture

The Morton Lecture


The Morton Lecture was first awarded in 1978 to commemorate the late R.A. Morton.  The winners of the award lectureship demonstrate they have made an outstanding contribution to lipid biochemistry.


The late R.A. Morton was Johnston Professor of Biochemistry at the University of Liverpool and the current incumbent of that Chair sits with the Awards Committee when the Morton Lecturer is selected.


The Morton Lectureship is awarded every other year at the University of Liverpool and the winner is also given the opportunity to present their lecture at a Society Event. The lecturer receives £2000 prize money and is invited to submit an article to a Society-owned publication.






Past recipients:


2018: Michael Wakelam

2016: John Harwood

2014: Harvey McMahon (Pictured)

2012: Kai Simons

2010: Peter Cullen

2008: Roger Williams

2006: Philip Hawkins 
2004: Peter J. Parker    
2002: Robert H. Michell   
1999: Anthony Watts 
1996: R.M. Evans 

1995: M. Kates

1994: Robin F. Irvine 

1992: S.-I. Hakomori 
1989: R.E. Pagano

1987: J.N. Hawthorne

1985: H.C. Rilling

1983: Trevor W. Goodwin

1981: H.F. DeLuca

1979: L.L.M. van Deenen

1978: K. Schreiber