Neil PJ Price
National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research, USA
Neil Price is a government research scientist at the USDA’s National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research (USDA-NCAUR) in Peoria, IL. He has a Ph.D. in biochemistry from the University of London (1990), and research experience at the John Innes Institute, Norwich, U.K., University of Geneva, Switzerland, and Paul-Sabatier University in Toulouse, France, before joining the Complex Carbohydrate Research Center in Athens, GA. He previously held a faculty position at the Dept. of Pharmacology, U. of Rochester, NY, before joining the USDA-NCAUR national laboratory in 2003. EMBO Fellowship (1990); CNRS-INRA (France) Postdoctoral Fellowship (1991); Procter and Gamble Exploratory Research Prize (1997); American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (ASBMB, 1994 – present); American Society for Mass Spectrometry (2003 –present)
Neil’s research includes carbohydrate analysis, and especially the application of mass spectrometry and NMR to microbial metabolism. Biosynthesis of tunicamycin analogs. Proton-deuterium exchange mass spectrometry (HXMS). Plant chitnases. Biosynthesis of bacterial and plant call walls.