Chris Dobson

Chris Dobson
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Dobson in 2014
Born
Christopher Martin Dobson

(1949-10-08)8 October 1949
Died8 September 2019(2019-09-08) (aged 69)
Alma mater
Awards
Scientific career
Fields
Institutions
The conformation of lysozyme in solution (1975)
Notable studentsCarol V. Robinson
Websitewww.ch.cam.ac.uk/person/cmd44

Sir Christopher Martin Dobson, FRS, FMedSci (8 October 1949 – 8 September 2019) was a British chemist, who was the John Humphrey Plummer Professor of Chemical and Structural Biology in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Cambridge, and Master of St John's College, Cambridge.[1][2]

Early life and education

Dobson was born on 8 October 1949 in Germany, where his father, Arthur Dobson was commissioned as an officer.[3][4] Both Arthur Dobson and Christopher Dobson's mother, Mabel Dobson (née Pollard), were originally from Bradford in Yorkshire and had left school at age 14.[4] Dobson had two older siblings, Graham and Gillian.[4] Due to his father's postings, Dobson also lived in Lagos, Nigeria.[4]

Christopher Dobson was educated at Hereford Cathedral Junior School, and then Abingdon School from 1960 until 1967.[4][5] He completed a Bachelor of Arts and D.Phil[6] at the University of Oxford (Keble and Merton Colleges, respectively).[4]

Other Languages
العربية: كريس دوبسون
تۆرکجه: کریس دابسون
português: Chris Dobson
русский: Добсон, Крис
Simple English: Chris Dobson
українська: Крістофер Добсон