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Quentin Gibson

Quentin Gibson

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Intro Physiologist
A.K.A. Quentin Howieson Gibson
Was Biologist Scientist Physiologist Professor Educator
From United Kingdom United States of America
Field Academia Biology Science
Gender male
Birth 9 December 1918
Death 6 March 2011 (aged 92 years)
Star sign Sagittarius
Spouse: Jane Gibson
Queen's University Belfast
Fellow of the Royal Society  
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Quentin Howieson Gibson FRS (December 9, 1918 – March 16, 2011) was a Scottish American physiologist, and professor at University of Sheffield, and Cornell University.


Gibson earned a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1944 and a Ph.D. in 1946, from Queen's University Belfast.


Gibson taught at the University of Sheffield from 1947. Whilst at the University of Sheffield Gibson met Audrey Jane Pinsent in 1951. They married, started a family, and eventually had four children. Jane Gibson continued working part-time whilst raising her family. In 1963 they emigrated to the United States, where she took up positions, first at the University of Pennsylvania. He succeeded (Sir) Hans Krebs as the Head of the Department of Biochemistry in 1955. In 1963 he left Sheffield to become a professor at the University of Pennsylvania. He was the Greater Philadelphia Professor at Cornell University, from 1965 to 1996. In 1982, he became a U.S. citizen.

Awards and honours

Gibson was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1969. He was also a member of the National Academy of Sciences, and an associate editor of the Journal of Biological Chemistry from 1975 to 1994.

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