IMES Awards

The Metabolic Engineering Conference series in conjunction with IMES offers two awards, the Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award and the International Metabolic Engineering Award.


International Metabolic Engineering Award

The International Metabolic Engineering Award is intended to recognize an outstanding career contributor to the field of Metabolic Engineering. The International Metabolic Engineering Society at its bi-annual conference gives the Award.


Jay Bailey Young Investigator Award in Metabolic Engineering

This award was instituted in honor of Jay Bailey, a visionary of future directions in biotechnological research and a brilliant contributor to the founding and advancement of the field of metabolic engineering (see Metabolic Engineering 3, 393, 2001; Biotechnology and Bioengineering 79 (5), 2002...


Xueming Zhao Lectureship Award in Metabolic Engineering

Professor Xueming Zhao was one of the pioneers in the introduction of metabolic engineering in China. Following the publication of two seminal papers in Science in 1991 he established seminars and conferences on metabolic engineering in China, often inviting foreign professors to give lectures....