Moses, Vivian 1928 - 2017

British (English)

(1928 - 2017) Professor of Microbiology

Moses was a Professor of Microbiology at London's Queen Mary College for 22 years, where he started his involvement with the field of biotechnology. He jointly edited a major textbook on Biotechnology and co-authored around 190 original research papers, reviews, articles and books. In the beginning of his career, Vivian remained at UCL as a junior lecturer until he was assigned to a post-doctoral appointment joining a research group on photosynthesis with Melvin Calvin at the University of California in Berkeley. From 1999 he chaired CropGen with a vision to boost public understanding of biotechnology.