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Houghton, Michael

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Personal name headingHoughton, Michael
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Associated countryCanada
Birth date1949
Place of birthGreat Britain
Field of activityHepatitis C virus
AffiliationUniversity of East Anglia King's College London
G.D. Searle & Co. Chiron (Firm) University of Alberta
Profession or occupationVirologists Nobel Prize winners
Found inInternational Symp. on HCV (3rd : 1991 : Strasbourg, France) Hepatitis C virus, ©1992: t.p. (Michael Houghton, PhD; Director, NANB Hepatitis Research, Chiron Corp., Emeryville, Calif.)
Wikipedia, viewed 10 December 2021: Michael Houghton, virologist (British scientist and Nobel Prize laureate who co-discovered the Hepatitis D genome in 1986 and Hepatitis C in 1989; born in the United Kingdom in 1949; earned a lower second class honours degree in biological sciences from the University of East Anglia in 1972 and a PhD in biochemistry from King's College London in 1977; worked at G.D. Searle & Company before moving to Chiron Corporation in 1982, and is currently Canada Excellence Research Chair in Virology and Li Ka Shing Professor of Virology at the University of Alberta, where he is also Director of the Li Ka Shing Applied Virology Institute; awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2020 and knighted in 2021)
Not found inLibrary and Archives Canada, via VIAF, viewed 10 December 2021