John E. Walker

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John Walker

John Ernest Walker

(1941-01-07) 7 January 1941 (age 83)[1]
EducationRastrick Grammar School
Alma materUniversity of Oxford (BA, DPhil)
Christina Westcott (m. 1963)
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Oxford
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
University of Cambridge
ThesisStudies on naturally occurring peptides (1970)
Doctoral advisorEdward Abraham[5]
InfluencesFred Sanger

Sir John Ernest Walker FRS FMedSci[4] (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]

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  3. WALKER, Prof. John Ernest. Who's Who. Vol. 1996 (online Oxford University Press ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. {{cite book}}: |website= ignored (help) closed access (subscription required)
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  5. Walker, John Ernest (1969). Studies on naturally-occurring peptides. (DPhil thesis). University of Oxford. EThOS[permanent dead link]
  6. "The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 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.