Roy Goodacre

Plenary Session 4
Thursday, June 29 8:45

Roy Goodacre is Professor of Biological Chemistry at the University of Manchester. His research interests are broadly within analytical biotechnology and systems and synthetic biology. He has over 20 years experience of advanced bioanalytical measurements including MS-based metabolomics and has pioneered the application of a variety of Raman spectroscopy methods for the direct analysis of bacteria and human biofluids. Details of the research work his group undertake can be found here: He has published >350 scientific papers and if you believe in such metrics has reasonably healthy H-indices (60, Web of Science; 72, Google Scholar).

He helped established the Metabolomics Society, is a director of the Metabolic Profiling Forum, and is founding Editor-in-Chief of Metabolomics (established 2005) as well as being on the Editorial Advisory Boards of four other analytical journals. He is founding director of a novel microbial resistance typing diagnostics company Spectromics. Finally, he was awarded the RSC Industrially-Sponsored Award in Bioanalytical Chemistry in 2005, made a Fellow of the Society for Applied Spectroscopy in 2015, and an Honorary Fellow of the Metabolomics Society in 2016.