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inventor , Molecular genetics educator , researcher

John Collins, British, German Molecular genetics educator, researcher, inventor. Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund fellow, l97l-74.

Background

Collins, John was born on April 7, 1945 in Bournemouth, England. Son of Alfred Ernest and Pearl (Levy) Collins.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology, University London, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Leicester University, England, 1971.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, University of California, San Diego, l97l-74; postdoctoral fellow, U. Copenhagen, l974-75; research assistant, National Center for Biotechnology, Institute for Biotechnology Research, Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, l975-8l; head genetics department, National Center for Biotechnology, Institute for Biotechnology Research, Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, 1981-1994; head section cell biology and genetics, National Center for Biotechnology, Institute for Biotechnology Research, Braunschweig, Federal Republic Germany, l987-94; professor genetics, Technology U. Braunschweig, l987-; founder, Chief Executive Officer, Cosmix Molecularbiologicals GmGH, Braunschweig, since 1997. Associate committee applications Academy Sciences, Paris, l988-98. Counselor Biofutur, l982-.

Media appearances public debater on gene technical.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Methods in Molecular and Cellular Biology, l988-97, Clinical Biotechnology, l989-94. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals. Patentee process for production hybrid bacteria.

Membership

Consultant Gryphon Therapeautics, San Francisco, 2003-2005. Advisor, grant reviewer Ministry Research and Technology, Bonn, Federal Republic Germany, 1984-1996, German Science Foundation, Bonn, 1983-1998. Member committee on ethics of gene technical investigation Evangelical Church, Hannover, Federal Republic Germany, 1983-1988.

Fellow European Molecular Biology Organization. Member Human Genome Organization (founding committee, finance committee 1988-1989), German Biological Chemical Society, German Genetics Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: magic, cuisine, problem solving, history and philosophy of science, boules.

Connections

Married Marie-Christiane Martin, April 12, 1969. Children: Simon, Pascal.

father:
Alfred Ernest Collins

mother:
Pearl (Levy) Collins

spouse:
Marie-Christiane Martin

children:
Pascal Collins

Simon Collins