Hugh S Forrest
Dr. Forrest was born in Glasgow, Scotland, in 1924. He was educated at the University of Glasgow , and graduated with 1st Class Honours in Chemistry, 1944. He earned a Ph.D. at the University of London, in 1948, a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge in 1951, and a D.Sc. in 1961 from the University of London. Dr. Forrest was a Post Doctoral Fellow at the California Institute of Technology, 1951-1956, and came to the University of Texas in 1956. In 1995 he became a Professor Emeritus, 1995-to date. He was elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh about 1971, as well as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. He was the editor of "Biochemical Genetics", an international science journal 1970-to date. He has written over 100 papers in refereed journals on Chemistry of Natural products, isolation of coenzymes and cofactors and on aspects of DNA chemistry and Biochemistry.