Alec Jeffreys#


Alec Jeffreys
Email:ajj 'at' le.ac.uk
Membership Number:219
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:ajeffreys
Homepage:http://www2.le.ac.uk/departments/genetics/jeffreys/biography






Present and Previous Positions
  • 1977- Professor of Genetics and Royal Society Wolfson Research Professor at the University of Leicester
  • Research fellow at the University of Amsterdam

Fields of Scholarship
  • Genetics
  • Genetic fingerprinting
  • DNA profiling

Honours and Awards
  • Honours
    • 1986 – Fellow of the Royal Society
    • 1989 – Midlander of the Year
    • 1991 – Appointed as a Royal Society Research Professor
    • 1992 – Honorary freeman of the City of Leicester
    • 1994 – Knighted
    • 2004 – Honorary doctorate awarded by the University of Leicester
    • 2005 – United States National Academy of Science, elected member
    • 2006 – Degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by the University of Liverpool
    • 2007 – Honorary degree from King's College London
    • 2009 – Awarded Honorary Doctor of Science by the University of Huddersfield
  • Prizes
    • 1996 – Albert Einstein World Award of Science
    • 1998 – Australia Prize
    • 1999 – Stokes Medal
    • 2004 – Royal Medal of the Royal Society
    • 2004 – Pride of Britain Award for Lifetime Achievement
    • 2004 – Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine
    • 2005 – Albert Lasker Award for Clinical Medical Research, jointly with Edwin Southern of the University of Oxford
    • 2006 – Morgan Stanley Great Briton Award for the Greatest Briton of the year
    • 2006 – Dr A.H. Heineken Prize for Biochemistry and Biophysics
    • 2008 – Graham Medal of the Glasgow Philosophical Society
    • 2010 – Awarded Edinburgh Medal
    • 2011 – Awarded ABRF Annual Award



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