The Institute was greatly saddened to hear of the passing of Sir Christopher Dobson, Master of St John’s College, Cambridge on 8 September 2019. A brilliant scientist and a kind and compassionate human being, his contribution to Alzheimers research was significant. He participated in a number of our activities including Maths meets Molecular Biology at INI (we referred to this event as “A Tale of Two Masters” as his co-speaker was Sir Gregory Winter, Master of Trinity College). He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
The below image is taken from the October 2012 issue of the INI newsletter.
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