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Terence David Allen

Terence David Allen, British cell biologist. Achievements include pioneering of field emission scanning electron microscopy in biology. Fellow Microscopy Society of America, Royal Microscopical Society United Kingdom, Bio-chemical Society, British Society for Cell Biology; member South African Society Pathologists (honorary).

Background

  • Allen, Terence David was born on December 1, 1944 in Manchester, Lanc., United Kingdom. Son of Robert Hounsome and Maude Mary (Cockcroft) Allen.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with honors, University Manchester, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Manchester, 1970. Doctor of Science, University Manchester, 1984.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Paterson Institute/Christie Hospital, Manchester, 1970-1973, head department ultrastructure, 1975-1989, head department structural cell biology, since 1990. Tutor in science Open University, 1972—1985. Professor cellular ultrastructure Medical Faculty University Manchester, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include pioneering of field emission scanning electron microscopy in biology.

    Works

    • Associate editor Chromosome Research Journal, 1992. Editorial advisor: Scanning Microscopy, 1979-1994. Contributor over 150 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Microscopy Society of America, Royal Microscopical Society United Kingdom, Bio-chemical Society, British Society for Cell Biology. Member South African Society Pathologists (honorary).

    Connections

    • Married Gabrielle Anne Ogden, April 19, 1969. Children: Neil James, Deborah Jane.
    • father: Robert Hounsome Allen
    • mother: Maude Mary (Cockcroft) Allen
    • spouse: Gabrielle Anne Ogden
    • children: Neil James Allen
    • Deborah Jane Allen
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    Born December 1, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      University Manchester
    • 1970
      University Manchester
    • 1984
      University Manchester
    • 1970 - 1973
      Postdoctoral fellow, Paterson Institute/Christie Hospital
      Manchester, United Kingdom