Hans Kornberg#


Hans Kornberg
Email:hlk 'at' bu.edu
Membership Number:126
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Section:BIOCHEMISTRY & MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
Username:hkornberg
Elected:1989
Homepage: http://www.bu.edu/biology/people/faculty/kornberg


Present and Previous Positions
  • 1995 University Professor and Professor of Biology, Boston University, Boston (USA)
  • 1982-1995 Master of Christ's College, Cambridge (UK)
  • 1975-1995 Sir William Dunn Professor of Biochemistry, University of Cambridge (UK)
  • 1960-1975 Professor of Biochemistry, University of Leicester (UK)
  • 1958-1960 Lecturer in Biochemistry, Worcester College, Oxford (UK)
  • 1955-1960 Member of Staff, MRC Unit for Cell Metabolism, Oxford University (UK)
  • 1953-1955 Commonwealth Fund Fellow, Yale University and Public Health Research Institute New York (USA)
  • 1953 Ph.D. Sheffield University, Sheffield (UK)
  • 1949 Graduated B.Sc. (Hons., Chemistry), Sheffield University, Sheffield (UK)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Microbial metabolism, with special emphasis on study of mechanisms of carbohydrate transport and their regulation

Honours and Awards
  • 1965 Fellow of The Royal Society
  • 1978 Appointed Knight Bachelor
  • 1986 Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America
  • 1987 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1989 Honorary Fellow, Royal College of Physicians of London
  • 1989 Member, Academia Europaea
  • 1990 Honorary Fellow, Wolfson College, Cambridge (UK)
  • 1992 Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
  • 1993 Foreign Member, American Philosophical Society
  • 1995 Honorary Member, Phi Beta Kappa
  • 1997 Foreign Member, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei (Italy)
  • Honorary Degrees
    • 1974 Sc.D., University of Cincinnati (USA)
    • 1975 D.Sc., University of Warwick (England)
    • 1979 D.Sc., University of Leicester (England)
    • 1979 D.Sc., University of Sheffield (England)
    • 1979 D.U., University of Essex (England
    • 1980 D.Sc., University of Bath (England)
    • 1984 D.Sc., University of Strathclyde (Scotland)
    • 1984 M.D., University of Leipzig (Germany)
    • 1994 D.Sc., University of the South Bank , London (England)
    • 1995 D.Sc., University of Leeds (England)
    • 1997 D.Sc., La Trobe University (Australia)
    • 1999 LL.D., University of Dundee (Scotland)


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