Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre
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Short biography Mark Viant is a Professor of Metabolomics in the School of Biosciences at the University of Birmingham, UK, Executive Director of Phenome Centre Birmingham and Director of the NERC Biomolecular Analysis Facility, two of the UK’s national metabolomics centres. As a passionate advocate for the growth of the metabolomics community, he co-directs training and outreach through the Birmingham Metabolomics Training Centre. This training centre has been formally endorsed as an ELIXIR UK resource. Mark is also a past President of the International Metabolomics Society. His research programme and interests encompass the development of optimised analytical and computational workflows for metabolomics and the applications of these technologies to investigate the metabolic pathways underlying toxicity and disease, both in the context of human and environmental health. He is particularly fascinated by chemical and nanomaterial toxicology in invertebrate model organisms and the translation of metabolomics based ‘discovery’ research into mechanistically based tools for chemical safety and environmental diagnostics. Mark has co-authored over 150 publications and his work has been recognised by the award of a 2015 Lifetime Honorary Fellowship of the International Metabolomics Society.

Mark Viant