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John Walker
BornJohn Ernest Walker
(1941-01-07) 7 January 1941 (age 81)[1]
Halifax, West Yorkshire
InstitutionsUniversity of Oxford
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
University of Cambridge
Alma materUniversity of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
Doctoral advisorEdward Abraham[2]
InfluencesFred Sanger
Notable awards
This person won a Nobel Prize
Sir John Ernest Walker [5] (born 7 January 1941) is a British chemist. He won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1997.[6] As of 2015 Walker is Emeritus Director and Professor at the MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit in Cambridge, and a Fellow of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge.[7]

References

  1. "John E. Walker - Facts". https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1997/walker-facts.html. 
  2. Walker, John Ernest (1969). Studies on naturally-occurring peptides. University of Oxford.

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  3. "John E. Walker". EMBO. http://people.embo.org/profile/john-e-walker. 
  4. WALKER, Prof. John Ernest. Who's Who. 1996 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. http://www.ukwhoswho.com/view/article/oupww/whoswho/U38586.  closed access (subscription needed)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Anon (1995). "Sir John Walker FMedSci FRS". London: Royal Society. https://royalsociety.org/people/john-walker-12475/.  One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from the royalsociety.org website where:

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    “All text published under the heading 'Biography' on Fellow profile pages is available under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.” --"Royal Society Terms, conditions and policies". https://royalsociety.org/about-us/terms-conditions-policies/. 
  6. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1997". https://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/chemistry/laureates/1997/. 
  7. Walker, J. E.; Saraste, M; Runswick, M. J.; Gay, N. J. (1982). "Distantly related sequences in the alpha- and beta-subunits of ATP synthase, myosin, kinases and other ATP-requiring enzymes and a common nucleotide binding fold". The EMBO Journal 1 (8): 945–51. doi:10.1002/j.1460-2075.1982.tb01276.x . PMC 553140 . PMID 6329717 .