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Geoffrey Malcolm Weston Cook

Geoffrey Malcolm Weston Cook, British biochemist, college administrator. Ordained deacon Roman Catholic Church, 1978. Canada Commonwealth Research fellow, University Alberta, 1977.


  • Cook, Geoffrey Malcolm Weston was born on June 16, 1938 in Ipswich, Suffolk, England. Son of Weston Guy and Olive Gertrude (Burroughes) Cook.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Nottingham, England, 1959. Master of Science, University Nottingham, England, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1963.


    • Research associate University Southern California, Los Angeles, 1963-1965. Member external science staff Medical Research Council, London, since 1965. Associate lecturer University Cambridge, since 1979.

      Fellow St. Edmund's College, Cambridge, since 1979, vice master, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Ordained deacon Roman Catholic Church, 1978.


    • Author: Surface Carbohydrates of The Eukaryotic Cell, 1973. Editor Bio-chemical Journal, 1985-1992, (books) Cancer Cell Organelles, 1982, Cell-Free Analysis of Membrane Traffic, 1988.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    Member committee for Christian unit Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, 1984-1992. Chairman Ecumenical Commission Diocese of East Anglia, since 1984. Chairman Council Ecumenical Council, Cambridgeshire, 1990-1992.

    Fellow Royal Society Chemistry, Institute Biology. Member Bio-chemical Society (secretary/treasurer glycobiology group since 1993), Society Glycobiology.


    • Married Patricia Mary Gayer, July 28, 1962. Children: Julie Mary, Teresa Mary.
    • father: Weston Guy Cook
    • mother: Olive Gertrude (Burroughes) Cook
    • spouse: Patricia Mary Gayer
    • children: Julie Mary Cook
    • Teresa Mary Cook
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    Born June 16, 1938
    • 1959
      University Nottingham
    • 1961
      University Nottingham
    • 1963
      University Cambridge
    • 1963 - 1965
      Research associate, University Southern California
    • 1965
      member, external science staff Medical Research Council
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1979
      associate, lecturer University Cambridge