|Correspondence address:||Medical Research Council
Laboratory of Molecular Biology
Cambridge CB2 2QH, UK
|Place and Date of Birth:||Cambridge, England, January 8th 1940|
|Family:||Married (to Barbara Pearse)
Daughter - Nicola Bretscher (born 15th August 1978) Head of Mathematics, Blackheath School, London, UK.
Son - Andrew Jonathan Bretscher (born 15th September 1981) PhD student, Cambridge University, UK.
|Citizenship:||British and Swiss|
|Recreations:||Walking, creating wild environments, early English portraits and furniture|
|1951-58:||Abingdon School, Berkshire|
|1958-61:||Major Scholar, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge|
|1961:||B.A. degree in Chemistry (1st class)
College prize in Chemistry.
|1961-64:||Research Student with Dr. S. Brenner at MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; Scholar of the Worshipful Company of Salters, London and holder of a Research Studentship at Gonville and Caius College|
|1964-70:||Research Fellow, Gonville and Caius College and MA, PhD (Cambridge University)|
|1964-65:||Postdoctoral Fellow with Dr. Paul Berg at Stanford University, Fulbright Scholar and Jane Coffin Childs Fellow|
|1965 to present:||Member of Scientific Staff, Cell Biology Division, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge; (1986-95, Head of Division)|
|1973:||Member of European Molecular Biology Organisation|
|1974-75:||Visiting Professor, Dept. of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Harvard University|
|1979:||Friedrich-Miescher Prize, awarded by the Swiss Biochemical Society|
|1984-85:||Eleanor Roosevelt American Cancer Society Fellow. Visiting Professor, Stanford University|
|1985:||Fellow of the Royal Society|
|1984:||Head of the Cell Biology Division, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology,
Cambridge (resigned 1995)
||Emeritus scientist, Cell Biology Division, MRC
Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge.