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educator , molecular oncologist

Richard Malcolm Marais, South African, British molecular oncologist, educator. Achievements include research in melanoma; patents for new cancer treatment approaches; discovery of elucidating the processes underlying cancer.

Background

Marais, Richard Malcolm was born on March 16, 1964 in Witbank, South Africa. Son of Frans Johannes and Margaret Rose Marais.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Genetics and Microbiology with honors, University London, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1989.

Career

Postdoctoral scientist Imperial Cancer Research Fund, London, 1989—1992, Institute Cancer Research, London, 1993—1997, team leader signal transduction team, 1997—2005, professor molecular oncology, team leader, since 2005.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in melanoma. Patents for new cancer treatment approaches. Discovery of elucidating the processes underlying cancer.

Connections

Married Katharine Jane Woodward-Nutt.

father:
Frans Johannes

mother:
Margaret Rose Marais

spouse:
Katharine Jane Woodward-Nutt.