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Gerard Evan

Gerard Evan, Advisor

Gerard Evan studied Biochemistry at Oxford, did his Ph.D. at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge and was a post-doc in Mike Bishop’s laboratory at the University of California San Francisco (UCSF). After a brief return to Cambridge as a research fellow at Downing College he moved to the Imperial Cancer Research Fund Laboratories in London in 1988. He was elected to the Royal Society’s Napier Research Professorship in 1996. In 1999, he was appointed Gerson and Barbara Bass Bakar Distinguished Professor of Cancer Research at UCSF, subsequently returning in 2009 to Cambridge as become the Sir William Dunn Professor and Head of Biochemistry. Gerard was elected to EMBO in 1996, the UK Academy of Medical Sciences in 1999, the Royal Society in 2004, the European Academy of Sciences in 2006, the European Academy of Cancer Sciences in 2013 and the Academy of the American Association for Cancer Research in 2019.