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David Philip Knight

David Philip Knight, British cell biologist. Grantee Science Research Council, Medical Research Council. Member British Orthopaedic Research Society, Marine Biological Association.


  • Knight, David Philip was born on March 31, 1945 in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, England. Son of Charles Philip and Ruth (Taylor) Knight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Cambridge (England) University, 1966. Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, Cambridge (England) University, 1969.


    • Demonstrator Physiology Laboratory University Cambridge, England, 1969-1971. Research associate University Copenhagen, 1971-1973. Research associate biological science University Lancaster, England, 1973-1975.

      Lecturer King Alfreds College, Winchester, United Kingdom, 1975-1977, senior lecturer United Kingdom, 1977-1978, head department biological science United Kingdom, 1978-1991, reader in biological science United Kingdom, since 1991. Company director, consultant Protox Products Ltd., Oxfam, United Kingdom, 1976-1987.


    • Author: Methods in Electron Microscopy, 1975. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Labour Party


    Denomination: Church of England


    Member British Orthopaedic Research Society, Marine Biological Association.



    Natural history, travel, photography, peace activist.


    • Married Christine Mary, July 8, 1967. Children: Martin Matthew, Bridget Emily.
    • father: Charles Philip Knight
    • mother: Ruth (Taylor) Knight
    • spouse: Christine Mary
    • children: Martin Matthew Knight
    • Bridget Emily Knight
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    Born March 31, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1966
      Cambridge (England) University
    • 1967
      Cambridge (England) University
    • 1969
      Cambridge (England) University
    • 1969 - 1971
      Demonstrator Physiology Laboratory University Cambridge
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1971 - 1973
      research associate, University Copenhagen
    • 1973 - 1975
      research associate, biological science University Lancaster
      England, Arkansas, United States
    • 1975 - 1977
      lecturer, King Alfreds College
      Winchester, Virginia, United States
    • 1991
      lecturer, King Alfreds College
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