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Andrew Holding

Andrew Holding
Born Andrew Nicholas Holding
Baisingstoke
Nationality British
Fields
Institutions
Alma mater
Thesis Studies on the biosynthesis of non-ribosomal peptides (2009)
Doctoral advisor
Notable awards
  • CRUK Rising Star in Research Engagement Prize(2015)[2]
  • 175 Faces of Chemistry [4]
  • British Science Association Media Fellowship (2012)[5]
  • Wellcome Trust People Award (2012)[6]
Website
.com.andrewholdingwww

Andrew Holding MChem (Oxon), PhD MRSC is a Senior Research Associate at the University of Cambridge,[7] his current research focus is the genetic drivers of breast cancer.[2] He has previously published research on antibiotic biosynthesis and DNA replication.[1] He is a Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge[8] and heads a research team at the Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute.

Contents

  • Career 1
  • Awards and honours 2
  • Personal 3
  • References 4

Career

Andrew Holding was educated at

  1. ^ a b c "Dr Andrew N Holding".  
  2. ^ a b c d "Cambridge researcher Andrew Holding receives national award from Cancer Research UK".  
  3. ^ a b c "Studies on the biosynthesis of non-ribosomal peptides / Andrew N. Holding".  
  4. ^ a b c d "Dr Andrew Holding MRSC".  
  5. ^ a b "PhD student from RCUK research hub lands prestigious fellowship and work placement with BBC".  
  6. ^ "People Award summaries" (PDF).  
  7. ^ a b c d "Cambridge's Dr Andrew Holding on cancer research, conspiracy theories and stand-up comedy".  
  8. ^ "Master's and Fellows". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  9. ^ "Markowetz Lab". 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  10. ^ "Andrew Holding". Guardian. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  11. ^ "BBC - What If... We Were All Cyborgs?". BBC. 2013-09-25. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  12. ^ "Radio 4 - Pick of the Week". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  13. ^ "The Vine - Governing Body". Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  14. ^ "LMB researcher wins ‘Media Fellow’ work experience with BBC Horizon". 2012-07-26. Retrieved 2015-08-20. 
  15. ^ "Cambridge innovators to inspire future Nobels, Curies and Faradays". 2015-06-04. Retrieved 2015-08-12. 

References

Andrew has two daughters aged 3 and 5[7] called Charlotte and Alessandra.[4]

Personal

In 2015 he received a national "Rising Star" award from Cancer Research UK in recognition of "his outstanding work on raising awareness about research".[2]

Andrew Holding was selected as one of 175 faces of Chemistry by the Royal Society of Chemistry[15] for a combination of his research in "fields of science crucial for improving human wellbeing" and his investment of "huge amounts of time and energy in establishing science communication, engagement, and outreach initiatives for scientists and laypeople alike".[4]

In 2012 Andrew Holding was awarded a British Science Association Media Fellowship to work at BBC Horizon.[14]

Awards and honours

He is a Fellow of Downing College, Cambridge and an Associate Governor of The Vine Inter-Church Primary School.[13]

[12] as one their "Pick of the Week".Radio 4 was selected by BBC World Service for [11] Andrew has worked with many organisation to promote his interests in science including

In 2013 he moved to Cancer Research UK's Cambridge Institute to direct the experimental research programme of Florian Markowetz's computational research group.[9]

[1] where his research focused on the structural analysis of protein complexes using mass spectrometry.[5] as a Career Development Fellow,MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology he moved to the [3] After completing his PhD in 2009[7][3]

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