William EarnshawInstitute of Cell and Molecular Biology, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK F1000 Faculty Member (since 24 December 2002)
William Earnshaw has been a Wellcome Trust Principal Research Fellow at the University of Edinburgh since 1996.
He obtained his PhD at MIT, and his postdoctoral training in Cambridge (UK) and Geneva.
He is a member of EMBO, was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 2002, and the Academy of Medical Sciences in 2009.
His studies have focused on the packaging and segregation of chromosomes in organisms ranging from viruses to mammals. Achievements include the first identification and cloning of centromere proteins, discovery of the chromosomal passenger complex and development of the first in vitro system for the study of cell death. With Thomas Pollard, he published the textbook, Cell Biology, in 2007.
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