John Gurdon

1933 - Today

John Gurdon

Sir John Bertrand Gurdon (born 2 October 1933) is an English developmental biologist. He is best known for his pioneering research in nuclear transplantation and cloning. He was awarded the Lasker Award in 2009. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of John Gurdon has received more than 209,816 page views. His biography is available in 46 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 77th most popular biologist.

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  • 210k

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  • 62.02

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  • 46

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 2.93

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among biologists, John Gurdon ranks 77 out of 686Before him are Paul Greengard, Gabriele Falloppio, Carolus Clusius, John Ray, Werner Arber, and Hermann Joseph Muller. After him are Jules A. Hoffmann, Günter Blobel, Joseph Pitton de Tournefort, Bernard Katz, Julian Huxley, and Coenraad Jacob Temminck.

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Among people born in 1933, John Gurdon ranks 52Before him are Charles K. Kao, Gene Wilder, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Godfried Danneels, Gian Maria Volonté, and Samora Machel. After him are Willie Nelson, Henryk Górecki, John Mayall, Elizabeth Montgomery, Joan Collins, and Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, John Gurdon ranks 588 out of 5,347Before him are Tony Buzan (1942), John Franklin (1786), Edgar Wallace (1875), Ramsay MacDonald (1866), Bruce Dickinson (1958), and Wilkie Collins (1824). After him are Prince Andrew, Duke of York (1960), Peter Greenaway (1942), H. Rider Haggard (1856), William Dampier (1651), Benjamin Graham (1894), and John Harrison (1693).

Among BIOLOGISTS In United Kingdom

Among biologists born in United Kingdom, John Gurdon ranks 13Before him are Robert Brown (1773), Christian de Duve (1917), Richard Owen (1804), John Edward Gray (1800), Erasmus Darwin (1731), and John Ray (1627). After him are Julian Huxley (1887), Philip Miller (1691), Archibald Hill (1886), Martin Evans (1941), William Bateson (1861), and J. B. S. Haldane (1892).