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Jackson, Prof. Stephen Philip locked

PhD; FRS 2008

Born 17 July 1962; s of Philip George Jackson and Marian Margaret (née Smith); m 1991, Teresa Margaret Clarke; two s

Frederick James Quick and Cancer Research UK Professor of Biology, Department of Biochemistry, Cambridge University, since 2009 (Frederick James Quick Professor of Biology, Department of Zoology, 1995–2009); Senior Scientist, since 1996, Head, Cancer Research UK Laboratories, since 2004, Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute (formerly Wellcome/CRC Institute of Cancer and Developmental Biology), Cambridge University; Fellow of St John’s College, Cambridge, since 1995

Education

Univ. of Leeds (BSc 1st Cl. Hons Biochem. 1983); Univ. of Edinburgh (PhD Molecular Biol. 1987)

Career

Postgraduate research: Imperial Coll., London, 1983–85; Univ. of Edinburgh, 1985–87; Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Calif, Berkeley, 1987–91; Research Gp Leader, 1991–95, Dep. Dir, then Dep. Chm., 2001–04, Wellcome/CRC Inst., subseq. Wellcome Trust/CRUK Gurdon Inst., Univ. of Cambridge. Founder, and Chief Scientific Officer: KuDOS Pharmaceuticals Ltd, 1997–2008; Mission Therapeutics Ltd, 2011–. Lectures: Tenovus Medal, Tenovus-Scotland, 1997; Sackler, Univ. of Cambridge and Acad. of Med. Scis, 2015; J. Gregor Mendel Medal, Czech Republic, 2016; John J. Ryan Dist. Medal, RCSI, 2016. FMedSci 2001; Mem. EMBO, 1997–. Hon. Dr Leeds, 2016. Eppendorf European Investigator Award, 1995; Colworth Medal, 1997, GlaxoSmithKline Award, 2008, Biochemical Soc.; Anthony Dipple Carcinogenesis Young Investigator Award, 2002; Innovator of Year Award, BBSRC, 2009; Buchanan Medal, Royal Soc., 2011; Gagna A. and Ch. Van Heck Prize, Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique, Brussels, 2015; King Faisal Internat. Prize for Sci., 2016; Impact Award, Sch. of Biol Scis, Univ. of Cambridge, 2016; Dr A. H. Heineken Prize for Medicine, Royal Netherlands Acad. of Arts and Scis, 2016; Genome Stability Network Medal, 2017

Publications

over 200 research papers and review articles in leading scientific jls, particularly in areas of DNA repair

Recreations

my children, gardening, travel

Address

Wellcome Trust/Cancer Research UK Gurdon Institute, University of Cambridge, Tennis Court Road, Cambridge CB2 1QN

(office) (01223) 334102