The name Anthony P. F. Turner, biosensor pioneer, is often considered synonymous with his chosen field. This 5th June will be his 61st birthday. We track here his professional footprint, in order to celebrate his upcoming birthday and to commemorate his 31-years of dedication to biosensors. Commemorating this pioneer’s achievements is a multidisciplinary celebration of his prominent contribution to biotechnology, chemistry, biomaterials and nanotechnology. Copyright © 2011 VBRI press.