Prof. Grahame Hardie University of Dundee, UK

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Biography

Grahame Hardie is Professor of Cellular Signaling at the University of Dundee, UK. He received his undergraduate training in biochemistry at University of Cambridge, and his Ph.D. from Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. When he moved to Dundee in 1975 he began to study the regulation of fatty acid synthesis, which led... read moreto him describe the AMP-activated protein kinase (AMPK) system. Dr. Hardie was the person who named the kinase and was responsible for establishing its role as a regulator of cellular energy balance.