Aaron Klug#


Aaron Klug
Email:akl 'at' mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk
Membership Number:868
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:aklug
Homepage: http://www2.mrc-lmb.cam.ac.uk/group-leaders/emeritus/aaron-klug





Present and Previous Positions
  • 1995-2000 President of the Royal Society
  • 1986-1996 Administrator of Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge University
  • 1962-1996 Professor at Peterhouse College, Cambridge University
  • 1958-1962 Administrator of the Virus Structure Research Group at University of London
  • 1953-1958 Fellow at Birkbeck College at University of London
  • 1953 PhD at Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Structure and action of transfer DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)
  • Crystallographic electron microscopy

Honours and Awards
  • Member of Royal Society
  • Member of Academia Europea
  • Member of National Academy of Sciences
  • Member of Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science
  • Member of French Academy of Sciences
  • South African Order of Mapungubwe 2005 (Gold)
  • Order of Merit 1995
  • Knight of the British Empire 1988
  • Copley Medal 1985
  • Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1982
  • Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize 1981
  • Heineken Prize for Medicine 1973


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