The NPR Lecture Award was presented to 2011 winner Christian Hertweck at the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Pharmacognosy in San Diego last month. Professor Christian Hertweck from the Leibniz Institute for Natural Product Research in Jena, Germany was selected for his contribution to the field of biosynthesis.
The NPR Lecture Award is awarded to a researcher who has made a significant contribution to the field of natural products and who has also had some involvement with the journal. Professor Hertweck has authored a number of articles for NPR and you can view his most recent articles below:
Type II polyketide synthases: gaining a deeper insight into enzymatic teamwork
Christian Hertweck, Andriy Luzhetskyy, Yuri Rebets and Andreas Bechthold
Nat. Prod. Rep., 2007, 24, 162-190