Congratulations Satoshi Ōmura!
Congratulations to Satoshi Ōmura who won one half of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2015. He was jointly awarded one half of the prize with William C. Campbell "for their discoveries concerning a novel therapy against infections caused by roundworm parasites" and the other half to Youyou Tu "for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria".
In 2003, we collaborated with Satoshi Ōmura on the cytochrome P450 complement (CYPome) of Streptomyces avermitilis:
Lamb DC, Ikeda H, Nelson DR, Ishikawa J, Skaug T, Jackson C, Omura S, Waterman MR, Kelly SL. Cytochrome P450 complement (CYPome) of the avermectin-produced Streptomyces avermitilis and comparison to that of Streptomyces coelicolor A3(2). 2003. Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications. 307(3), 610-619.