Professor William Willats

Professor William Willats

N8 AgriFood Resilient Supply Chains Theme Lead Newcastle University

Professor William Willats is a professor of Molecular Agri -Diagnostics at Newcastle University, specialising in how plants respond and adapt to their environment. Requiring very sophisticated technology, William and his colleagues have developed sophisticated technology, high-throughput carbohydrate ‘microarrays’ that can rapidly print very large sets of biological samples and help decipher complex profiles of plant carbohydrates.

Prior to his role at Manchester University, William spent fourteen years at the University of Copenhagen as Professor of Plant Cell Wall Evolution and Diversity.

Contact Information

Email: William.Willats@newcastle.ac.uk