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Richard Henderson

Richard Henderson, British molecular biologist, researcher. Helen Hay Whitney postdoctoral fellow 1970-1973; recipient William Bate Hardy prize Cambridge Philosph. Society, 1978, Ernst-Ruska prize for electron microscopy, 1980, Rosenstiel award, 1991, Louis Jeantet award, 1993, Gregori Aminoff prize for crystallography Royal Swedish Academy, 1999.

Background

  • Henderson, Richard was born on July 19, 1945 in Edinburgh, Scotland. Son of John Wastle and Grace Simpson (Goldie) Henderson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Physics first class, Edinburgh University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge University, England, 1970.

    Career

    • Member research staff Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology, Cambridge, 1969-1970, 73-79, senior research staff, 1979-1984, special appointments grade research staff, 1984-1986, joint head division structural studies, 1986-2000, deputy director, 1995-1996, director, since 1996. Postdoctoral fellow Yale University, New Haven, 1970-1973. Lecturer in field.

    Works

    • Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow Darwin College, Royal Society, Academy Medical Sciences (London). Member European Molecular Biology Organization, National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate).

    Personality

    Interests

    Canoeing, wine.

    Connections

    • Married Penelope Fitzgerald, 1969 (divorced 1988). Children: Jennifer, Alastair. Married Jade Li, 1995.
    • father: John Wastle Henderson
    • mother: Grace Simpson (Goldie) Henderson
    • spouses: Penelope Fitzgerald
    • Jade Li
    • children: Jennifer Henderson
    • Alastair Henderson
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    Born July 19, 1945
    (age 72)
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    • 1966
      Edinburgh University
    • 1970
      Cambridge University
    • 1969 - 1970
      Member, research staff Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1970 - 1973
      postdoctoral fellow, Yale University
      New Haven, Connecticut, United States
    • 1984 - 1986
      Member, research staff Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology
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