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Prominent alumni - Science and technology

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Here's a small sample of the notable people in science and technology that went to Leeds.


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LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Virgil C Jordan 30/08/2012  
Name: V. Craig Jordan OBE
Degree: BSc Pharmacy and Pharmacology 1969, DSc 1985, PhD Pharmacology 1973, Honorary DMed 2001
Description: Scientific Director, Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center; developed breast cancer drug tamoxifen (previous); Professor of Breast Medical Oncology, and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Texas.
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Iain W Mattaj 30/08/2012  
Name: Iain Mattaj FRS
Degree: PhD Genetics 1980, Hon. D.Sc 2018
Description: Director General, European Molecular Biology Laboratory
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Yvonne L Greenstreet 18/05/2016  
Name: Yvonne Greenstreet
Degree: Medicine 1985
Description: COO, Alnylam Pharmaceuticals
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Dominic P Behan 22/08/2013  
Name: Dominic Behan
Degree: Biochemistry 1986
Description: CEO, Sentia Medical Sciences; Member of the Scientific Advisory Board, Keystone Symposia.
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Alison B Lowndes 30/04/2018  
Name: Alison Lowndes
Degree: Computing 2015
Description: Artificial Intelligence Developer Relations at NVIDIA
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Sara A Courtneidge 18/05/2016  
Name: Sara Courtneidge
Degree: Biochemistry 1975
Description: Associate Director for Translational Sciences, Knight Cancer Institute
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Paul Workman 10/03/2014  
Name: Paul Workman
Degree: PhD Experimental Pathology and Cancer Research 1977
Description: Harrap Professor of Pharmacology and Therapeutics and Chief Executive of The Institute of Cancer Research
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Bodo Linnhoff 30/08/2012  
Name: Bodo Linnhoff
Degree: PhD Chemical Engineering 1979
Description: Developed Pinch Analysis, used in process industries to minimize energy usage; Chairman of Harvester Capital Ltd
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Daniel N Quine 30/08/2012  
Name: Dan Quine
Degree: Computer Science 1989, PhD Computer Studies 1996
Description: Chief Technical Officer, Songkick; VP Engineer AltSchool
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Patrick E Kniveton 22/07/2013  
Name: Patrick Kniveton
Degree: Mechanical Engineering 1976
Description: Head of Engineering Skills & Knowledge Management, Rolls-Royce Marine Power
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Nicholas B Lydon 08/10/2012  
Name: Nicholas Lydon
Degree: Biochemistry and Zoology 1978
Description: Scientific Advisory Board Chairman; Co-Founder and Director, Blueprint Medicines; 2012 Japan Prize Laureate, 2014 Royal Society GlaxoSmithKline Prize
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Peter Davies 02/06/2015  
Name: Peter Davies
Degree: Biochemistry 1971, PhD 1974
Description: Winner, 2015 Potamkin Prize for Alzheimer's research
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Clive J Dix 30/08/2012  
Name: Clive Dix
Degree: Pharmacology 1976, PhD Pharmacology 1982
Description: Chairman, Calchan Ltd; Chairman, C4X Discovery; Chairman, Touchlight Genetics
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Timothy M Robinson 14/04/2015  
Name: Tim Robinson
Degree: Physiology 1984
Description: Chief Executive, LGC Group
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Victoria J Hipkin 22/08/2013  
Name: Vicky Hipkin
Degree: PhD Earth Sciences 2000
Description: Senior Programme Scientist, Planetary Exploration, Canadian Space Agency
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Ondrej L Krivanek 22/07/2013  
Name: Ondrej Krivanek
Degree: Physics 1971
Description: President, Nion; leading developer of electron-optical instrumentalism
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Ian M Harris 04/02/2013  
Name: Ian Harris
Degree: MSc Internet Technologies 1996
Description: Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Search Laboratory
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Pradeep K Jaisingh 30/08/2012  
Name: Pradeep Jaisingh
Degree: Management ND 1998
Description: Founder and CEO of International Oncology
LAO Personal Notes - Prominent Nigel J Smith 30/08/2012  
Name: Nigel Smith
Degree: Physics 1985, PhD Astrophysics 1991
Description: Director, SNOLAB International Underground Science Facility
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