Michael Akam

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Michael Edwin Akam FRS (born 19 June 1952 Bromley, Kent) is a British zoologist.[1] He is professorial fellow of Darwin College, Cambridge, and he is a director, University Museum of Zoology.[2][3]

He was Damon Runyan fellow at Stanford University, from 1979 to 1981.[4] He is American Association for the Advancement of Science fellow.[5]


  • Michael Akam (Ed), The evolution of developmental mechanisms, Issue 1, Company of Biologists, 1994, ISBN 978-0-948601-43-9


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  2. ^ "Zoology: Akam". Zoo.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  3. ^ "Darwin College: Academic Life". Darwin.cam.ac.uk. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  4. ^ "Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation - Cancer Research Award Programs". Damonrunyon.org. Retrieved 2012-01-29. 
  5. ^ "AAAS Fellows" (PDF). Aaas.org. Retrieved 2012-11-12.