Paul Nurse#


Paul Nurse
Email:Paul.Nurse 'at' crick.ac.uk
Membership Number:961
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:UNITED KINGDOM
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Username:pnurse
Elected:1991
Homepage: https://www.crick.ac.uk/research/a-z-researchers/researchers-k-o/paul-nurse





Present and Previous Positions
  • 2011 Director and Chief Executive of the UK Centre for Medical Research and Innovation
  • 2010 President of the Royal Society
  • 2003-2010 President of Rockefeller University
  • 1996-2003 Director General of the ICRF
  • 1993-1996 Director of Research at the ICRF
  • 1988-1993 Chair the department of microbiology at the University of Oxford
  • 1984-1988 Professor at the Imperial Cancer Research Fund (ICRF, now Cancer Research UK)
  • 1973 Ph.D. at University of East Anglia

Fields of Scholarship
  • Molecular machinery that drives cell division and controls cell shape

Honours and Awards
  • Royal Society Copley Medal, 2005
  • Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2001
  • Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
  • Fellow of the Royal Society
  • Foreign associate of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences
  • Knighthood for services to cancer research and cell biology, 1999


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