Curriculum Vitae

Richard Henderson

EDUCATION AND EMPLOYMENT
1961-62 Boroughmuir Secondary School, Edinburgh
1962-66         B.Sc. Hons (Physics, 1st Class), Edinburgh University
1966-69 Ph.D. Cambridge University (at MRC Lab of Mol. Biol.)
1969-70   Research Staff, MRC Lab of Mol. Biol., Cambridge
1970-73      Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University
1973-      MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge
1979           
Research Staff
1979           
Senior Research Staff
1984           
Special Appointments Grade Research Staff
1986-00      
Joint Head of Division of Structural Studies
1995-96      
Deputy Director
1986-06      
Director
2006      
Programme Leader
FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS AND SOCIETIES
1963-65      Isaac Newton Undergraduate Scholarship, Edinburgh
1965-66      Neil Arnott Scholarship in Experimental Physics Undergraduate
1966-69      MRC Scholarship for training in research methods
1970-73      Helen Hay Whitney Postdoctoral Fellowship
1978      William Bate Hardy Prize of Cambridge Philosophical Society
1980 Ernst-Ruska prize for electron microscopy
1981 Member of EMBO
1982      Fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge
1983      Fellow of Royal Society
1991      Rosenstiel Award
1993  Louis Jeantet Award
1998      Foreign Associate, US National Academy of Sciences
1998      Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences, London
1999      Gregori Aminoff prize for Crystallography from Royal Swedish Academy
2003      Hon. Fellow Corpus Christi College Cambridge
2003      Hon. Member British Biophysical Society
2005 Distinguished Scientist Award and Fellow, Microscopy Society of America
2008 Hon. D. Sc. Edinburgh University
RESEARCH TOPICS AND INTERESTS
1966-70  Structure and mechanism of a-chymotrypsin
1970-73         Nerve and muscle membranes and the interaction of sodium channels with tetrodotoxin and saxitoxin
1973-         Structure of bacteriorhodopsin in purple membrane
1976-82         Structure of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase
1982-86         Structure of tubulin from eukaryotic cells
1985-         Other membrane proteins:  lactose permease from E. coli;  ADP:ATP translocase from mitochondria;  neurotransmitter transporters
1989-         Seven helix G-protein-coupled membrane receptors
1996- Electron cryomicroscopy of macromolecular complexes
NAMED LECTURES

1982 

Henry & Camille Dreyfus Foundation Lecturer at Cornell University
1983      11th FEBS Ferdinand Springer Lecturer
1984      Sir Hans Krebs Lecture at 16th FEBS Meeting, Moscow
1990      Howard Hughes Lecturer at Yale
1991      Merck Distinguished Lecturer at Brandeis
1993      Miller Visiting Professor at Berkeley
1995      Jesse Beams Lecture at University of Virginia, Charlottesville
1997      Boehringer Ingelheim Lecture at Mainz
1998      XXVth Linus Pauling Lecture at Stanford
1998      Dunham Lectures at Harvard
1998      Parkville Protein Lecture at Melbourne
2008 Darwin Trust Lecture at Edinburgh University
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