John Gurdon#


John Gurdon
Email:j.gurdon 'at' gurdon.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:1030
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:jgurdon
Homepage: http://www.gurdon.cam.ac.uk/research/gurdon



Present and Previous Positions
  • Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 1995 - 2002 Master of Magdalene College, Cambridge
  • 1989 Founding member of the Wellcome/CRC Institute for Cell Biology and Cancer (later Wellcome/CR UK) in Cambridge, Chair until
  • 1983 - present Department of Zoology, University of Cambridge
  • 1971 - 1983 Professor of Cell Biology, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, University of Cambridge
  • 1962 - 1971 Department of Zoology of the University of Oxford
  • Postdoctoral fellow, California Institute of Technology
  • 1960 PhD, University of Oxford

Fields of Scholarship
  • Developmental biology
  • Nuclear transplantation
  • Cloning

Honours and Awards
  • 1971 Fellow of the Royal Society
  • 1984 William Bate Hardy Prize
  • 1985 Royal Medal
  • 1987 International Prize for Biology
  • 1989 Wolf Prize in Medicine
  • 1995 Knighted
  • 2001 Edwin Grant Conklin Medal
  • 2004 the Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Institute for Cell Biology and Cancer was renamed the Gurdon Institute
  • 2009 Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award
  • 2012 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine
  • 2014 the Harveian Oration at the Royal College of Physicians


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