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Achtman, Prof. Mark locked

PhD, Dr hab.; FRS 2015

Born 30 Sept. 1943; s of Joseph Achtman and Helen Achtman (née Berland); two c

Professor of Bacterial Population Genetics, University of Warwick, since 2013


McGill Univ., Montreal (BSc Bacteriol. and Immunol. 1963); Univ. of Manitoba (MSc Microbiol. 1965); Univ. of Calif, Berkeley (PhD 1969); Dr hab. 1975


Res. gp leader, 1972–85, res. gp leader with tenure, 1985–2008, Max-Planck-Inst. für molekulare Genetik, Berlin; Prof. of Microbiol. and Sci. Foundn of Ireland Fellow, Envmtl Res. Inst., UC Cork, 2007–12. Foreign Mem., Norwegian Acad. Scis and Letters, 2014. Main Prize, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Hygiene und Mikrobiologie, 2004


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Department of Microbiology and Infection, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL