UBC chemistry professor appointed Royal Society Fellow

Stephen Withers, Director of UBC’s Centre for High-Throughput Biology, was elected to United Kingdom’s Royal Society on April 20. Withers is a professor of chemistry who studies how enzymes function, engineers them for use in industrial applications, and develops inhibitors as potential therapeutics. Eleven UBC Science researchers have been elected to the Society to date.

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