Alexander George Ogston

Alexander George Ogston

Alexander George Ogston

Birth : (1911-01-30)30 January 1911 Bombay,British India

Death : 29 June 1996(1996-06-29)(aged 85)

Personal Information

Name Alexander George Ogston
Birth (1911-01-30)30 January 1911 Bombay,British India
Birth Place Bombay,British India
Death (1996-06-29)(aged 85)
Died At
Fields Biochemistry
Institution Australian National University Oxford)
Famous Research Three-point attachment theory
Doctoral Advisor Ronald Percy Bell

Word Cloud

Events Occured in Scienctist Life

1911

Alexander George Ogston FAA FRS (30 January 1911 – 29 June 1996) was a biochemist who specialised in the thermodynamics of biological systems.

1938

Apart from a period as Freedom Research Fellow at the London Hospital, he spent most of his career at Oxford, being appointed Demonstrator (1938) and Reader (1955) in Biochemistry, and Fellow and Tutor in Physical Chemistry at Balliol (1937).

1959

In 1959 he took up an appointment as Professor of Physical Biochemistry at the John Curtin School of Medical Research at the Australian National University, Canberra, where he remained until 1970, when he returned to Oxford as President of Trinity College.

1978

On his retirement in 1978, he held visiting fellowships at the Institute for Cancer Research, Philadelphia and the John Curtin School of Medical Research, ANU.

1955

Ogston was elected FRS in 1955, and was awarded the Davy Medal in 1986.