Prof. Blakemore is a world renowned scientist from Oxford University, UK. He has authored hundreds of research publications and books. Prof. Blakemore has held several executive positions including head of the British Medical Research Council and president of the Biosciences Federation in the UK. He has received awards from many academic institutions worldwide for his scientific contribution, mainly in the area of neuroscience. In 2004 he won the BioIndustry Association Award for outstanding personal contribution to bioscience.