Nigel Unwin

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Peter Nigel Tripp Unwin FRS is a British neuroscientist, Emeritus Scientist, and was Joint Head of Neurobiology Division, Laboratory of Molecular Biology from 2003 until 2008.[1] He is currently Professor of Cell Biology at the Scripps Research Institute.[2]


Nigel Unwin was born in New Zealand. He earned his Ph.D. from Cambridge University. He was a scientist at the Laboratory of Molecular Biology, from 1968 to 1980. He was Professor of Cell Biology at Stanford University, from 1980 to 1988.[3]



Unwin was elected to the Royal Society in 1983. His other honors include the Rosenstiel Award for Basic Medical Research (1991), the Louis-Jeantet Prize for Medicine (1996),the Gregori Aminoff Prize in Crystallography (1999), and the Royal Society Croonian Lecture and Medal (2000).


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