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Molecular geneticist

John Michael Old, British molecular geneticist. State registered clinical scientist in molecular genetics. Assistant county commissioner The Scout Association, Oxford, 1991-1997, member Health Professions Council, 2001-2005; Fellow Royal College Pathologists (vice president 2005-2008); member Bio-chemical Society, Cincinnati Molecular Genetics Society (secretary 1988-1991), Clinical athology Accreditation Ltd. (dir).

Background

Old, John Michael was born on April 15, 1949 in London. Son of John William and Florence Mary (Straw) Old.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Liverpool (England) University, 1971; Doctor of Philosophy, Liverpool (England) University, 1974.

Career

Medical Research Council research fellow Nuffield department clinical medicine, Oxford (England) University, 1974-1979; Medical Research Council staff scientist, unit molecular haematology, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, 1979-1981; clinical scientist National Haemoglobinopathy Reference Svc., John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, since 1981. Member Birthright Research Advisory Committee, 1990-1991.

Achievements

  • State registered clinical scientist in molecular genetics.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Journal Prenatal Diagnosis, Molecular and Cellular Probes. Author 10 chapters in books. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Assistant county commissioner The Scout Association, Oxford, 1991-1997, member Health Professions Council, 2001-2005. Fellow Royal College Pathologists (vice president 2005-2008). Member Bio-chemical Society, Cincinnati Molecular Genetics Society (secretary 1988-1991), Clinical athology Accreditation Ltd.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mountaineering, science fiction.

Connections

Married Ruth Jean Barwell, July 7, 1974. 1 child, Gillian Sarah.

father:
John William Old

mother:
Florence Mary (Straw) Old

spouse:
Ruth Jean Barwell

child:
Gillian Sarah Old