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Biographical entry Ogston, Alexander George (1911 - 1996)

FAA, FRS

Born
30 January 1911
Bombay, India
Died
29 June 1996
Occupation
Biochemist

Summary

Alexander Ogston was Professor of Physical Biochemistry, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University 1959-1970. He spent most of the remainder of his career at the University of Oxford.

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- 1933
Education - Bachelor of Arts (BA), University of Oxford, England
- 1937
Education - Doctor of Philosophy (Dphil), University of Oxford, England
1937
Career position - Freedom Research Fellow, London Hospital, England
1937 - 1959
Career position - Fellow, Balliol College, University of Oxford, England
1939 - 1944
Career position - Member of the Ministry of Supply Research Team, England
1943 - 1944
Career position - Inter-Service Research Bureau, England
1955 -
Award - Fellow, Royal Society, England
1955 - 1959
Career position - Chairman of Editorial Board, Biochemical Journal
1955 - 1959
Career position - Reader in Biochemistry, University of London, England
1959 - 1970
Career position - Professor of Physical Biochemistry, John Curtin School of Medical Research, Australian National University, Australia
1962 -
Award - Fellow, Australian Academy of Science, Australia
1970 - 1978
Career position - President, Trinity College, University of Oxford, England
1978 -
Award - Honorary Fellow, Trinity College, University of Oxford, England
1980 - 1984
Career position - Chairman, Central Council, Selly Oak Colleges, Birmingham, England
1986
Award - Davy Medal, Royal Society, England

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