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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


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


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


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


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

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