John Bertrand GURDON

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1933-10-02
Education Eton, ChCh Oxford (BA, DPhil, Beit meml fell)
Publications Publications Control of Gene Expression in Animal Development (1974); author of articles in numerous scientific journals (especially on nuclear transplantation)
Recreations tennis, skiing, horticulture, lepidoptera
Clubs Eagle Ski
Style Prof Sir John Gurdon, FRS
Career Gosney res fell Caltech 1962; Univ of Oxford: department demonstrator Dept of Zoology 1963-64, res fell ChCh 1962-72, lectr Dept of Zoology 1965-72; visiting res fell Carnegie Inst Baltimore 1965, head Cell Biology Div MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology Cambridge 1979-83, Fullerian prof of physiology and comparative anatomy Royal Inst 1985-91, John Humphrey Plummer prof of cell biology and chm Wellcome/CRC Inst Cambridge 1991-2001, master Magdalene Coll Cambridge 1995-2002; fell: Churchill Coll Cambridge 1973-94, Eton Coll 1978-93; chm Co of Biologists Cambridge 2001-; govr Wellcome Tst 1995-2000; hon foreign memb: American Acad of Arts and Sciences, US Nat Acad of Sciences, Belgian Acad of Letters and Fine Arts 1984, Lombardy Acad of Sci Italy 1989, Academie des Sciences France 1990; foreign memb: American Philosophical Soc 1983, Inst of Med USA 2003; Liveryman Worshipful Co of Goldsmiths; hon fell: ChCh Oxford, Magdalene Coll Cambridge 2002, Churchill Coll Cambridge 2007; Hon DSc: Univ of Chicago 1978, Univ of Paris 1982, Univ of Oxford 1985, Univ of Hull 1998, Univ of Glasgow 2000, Univ of Cambridge 2007, Vrije Universiteit Brussel 2009, Andres Bello Univ Chile 2012, Rockefeller Univ NY 2014; Hon FRCP 2014; FRS 1971; Awards Albert Brachet Prize Belgian Royal Acad 1968, Scientific Medal Zoological Soc 1968, Feldberg Fndn Award 1975, Paul Ehrlich Award (Germany) 1977, Comfort Crookshank Award for Cancer Res 1983, William Bate Hardy Prize Cambridge Philosophical Soc 1984, Prix de Charles Leopold Mayer Acad des Scis France 1984, Ross Harrison Prize 1985, CIBA Medal Biochemical Soc 1985, Royal Medal Royal Soc 1985, Emperor Hirohito International Prize (Japan) 1987, Wolf Prize in Medicine (Israel) 1989, Jan Waldenstrom Medal 1991, Distinguished Serv Award (Miami) 1992, Jean Brachet Memorial Prize 2000, Conklin Medal 2001, Copley Medal Royal Soc 2003, Rosenstiel Basic Science Award (USA) 2009, Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research 2009, Nobel Prize for medicine or physiology 2012
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