Martin Embley


Martin Embley

Thomas Martin Embley
Alma materNewcastle University (PhD)
AwardsEMBO Membership (2009)[1]
Scientific career
InstitutionsNewcastle University
North East London Polytechnic
Natural History Museum, London[3]
ThesisAspects of the biology of Renibacterium salmoninarum (1983)

(Thomas) Martin Embley FRS FMedSci is a Professor at Newcastle University who has made contributions to our understanding of the origin of eukaryotes and the evolution of organelles such as mitochondria,[3][4][5][6] mitosomes and hydrogenosomes, that are found in parasitic protists.[1]

In Mya 2021, Embley was appointed as a Fellow of the Royal Society.[7]


Embley was educated at Newcastle University where he was awarded a PhD on the biology of the bacterium Renibacterium salmoninarum in 1983.[8]


  1. ^ a b Anon (2009). "Martin Embley EMBO biography". European Molecular Biology Organization.
  2. ^ Martin Embley publications indexed by Google Scholar Edit this at Wikidata
  3. ^ a b Anon (2019). "Professor Martin Embley FMedSci FRS". London: Royal Society. Archived from the original on 2019-04-24. One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the website where:

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  4. ^ Martin Embley publications from Europe PubMed Central
  5. ^ Berriman, M. (2005). "The Genome of the African Trypanosome Trypanosoma brucei". Science. 309 (5733): 416–422. Bibcode:2005Sci...309..416B. doi:10.1126/science.1112642. ISSN 0036-8075. PMID 16020726. S2CID 18649858.
  6. ^ Embley, T. Martin; Martin, William (2006). "Eukaryotic evolution, changes and challenges". Nature. 440 (7084): 623–630. Bibcode:2006Natur.440..623E. doi:10.1038/nature04546. ISSN 0028-0836. PMID 16572163. S2CID 4396543.
  7. ^ "Two leading scientists recognised with 'science Oscars'".
  8. ^ Embley, Thomas Martin (1983). Aspects of the biology of Renibacterium salmoninarum. (PhD thesis). University of Newcastle upon Tyne. OCLC 10497082. EThOS