Nigel Grindley

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Nigel David Forster Grindley FRS (born 24 November 1945)[1] is a British biochemist and Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale University.[2]

He studied at the University of Cambridge (BA, 1967) and London University (Ph.D, 1974).[2] He taught at University of Pittsburgh.[citation needed]

He was a 1987 Guggenheim Fellow,[3] and won a 1991 MERIT award from the National Institutes of Health.[4]

He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 2006.[5] He was named as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science in 2008.[6]

At Yale his team are studying the effects of a variety of enzymes on DNA.[2]


  1. ^ GRINDLEY, Prof. Nigel David Forster, Who's Who 2014, A & C Black, 2014; online edn, Oxford University Press, 2014
  2. ^ a b c "Nigel Grindley". Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University. Archived from the original on 2012-04-14. 
  3. ^ "Nigel D.F. Grindley". John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  4. ^ "Yale biochemist is elected to the world's oldest scientific society". Medicine@Yale. Yale School of Medicine. July–August 2006. Retrieved 2013-10-01. 
  5. ^ "Royal Society fellows 1660-2007" (PDF). Royal Society. Retrieved 2012-03-08. 
  6. ^ "New AAAS Fellows". Medicine@Yale. Yale School of Medicine. November–December 2007. Retrieved 2013-10-01.