Nobel laureate Prof. John Walker

Nobel Laureate (Chemistry) Sir John E. Walker Kt FRS, BA MA, DPhil, Dr.h.c.mult.

Dr. Walker is the co-recipient of the 1997 Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his his pathfinding work in the elucidation of the enzymatic mechanism underlying the synthesis of adenosine triphospate(ATP). Dr Walker was visiting research fellow at the University of Wisconsin, USA, between 1969 and 1971 and NATO research fellow, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France between 1971 and 1972. He moved to the Pasteur Institute at the EMBO research fellow between 1972 and 1974 and became a member of EMBO in 1983. Dr Walker has been honoured with several distinguished awards and prizes including the Ciba Medal and Prize from the Biochemical Society, the Peter Mitchell Medal,