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Authorised form of nameCook; Sir; James Wilfred (1900 - 1975); chemist
SurnameCook
ForenamesJames Wilfred
Dates1900 - 1975
Dates and placesBirth:
10 December 1900
Death:
21 October 1975
ActivityCareer:
Professor of Chemistry, The Research Institute, The Cancer Hospital, London
Honours:
Kt 1963
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
17/03/1938
Medals/Prizes:
Davy Medal 1954
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1976 vol 22 pp 71-103, plate, by J M Robertson
Royal Society codeNA1891
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
PB/7/2/1/17'Reflections on science and technology in developing countries'1969
IM/GA/WS/1187Cook, James Wilfrednd
RR/47/3Referee's report by Arthur Edwin Boycott, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. - Part II' by James Wilfred CookMay 1932
RR/47/2Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons.—Part I' by James Wilfred Cook, I Hieger, Ernest Laurence Kennaway and William Valentine Mayneord23 June 1932
RR/47/1Referee's report by Arthur Edwin Boycott, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons.—Part I' by James Wilfred Cook, I Hieger, Ernest Laurence Kennaway and William Valentine MayneordMay 1932
RR/47/4Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. - Part II' by James Wilfred Cook23 June 1932
RR/49/66Referee's report by Francis Hugh Adam Marshall, on a paper 'Sex change in the plumage of brown leghorn capons following the injection of certain synthetic æstrus-producing compounds' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds and A W Greenwood[November 1933]
RR/49/65Referee's report by Otto Rosenheim, on a paper 'Sex change in the plumage of brown leghorn capons following the injection of certain synthetic æstrus-producing compounds' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds and A W Greenwood[October 1933]
RR/59/29Referee's report by Otto Rosenheim, on a paper 'Further observations on the oestrogenic activity of synthetic polycyclic compounds' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds and W Lawson[May 1936]
RR/59/28Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'Further observations on the oestrogenic activity of synthetic polycyclic compounds' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds and W Lawson[May 1936]
RR/61/21Referee's report by Gilbert Thomas Morgan, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons—IV' by W E Bachmann, James Wilfred Cook, A Dansi, C G M de Worms, G A D Haslewood, C L Hewett and A M Robinson19 May 1937
RR/61/20Referee's report by Arthur Edwin Boycott, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons—IV' by W E Bachmann, James Wilfred Cook, A Dansi, C G M de Worms, G A D Haslewood, C L Hewett and A M Robinson14 April 1937
RR/67/10Referee's report by Major Greenwood, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. V' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway, R H Martin and A M Robinson1 September 1940
RR/68/211Referee's report by William Ewart Gye, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. VI' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway and R H Martin[1942]
RR/70/132Letter from James Wilfred Cook, on a paper 'The growth-inhibitory and carcinogenic properties of 4-aminostilbene and derivatives' by Alexander Haddow, R J C Harris, George Armand Robert Kon and E M F Roe to the Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society16 February 1948
HWT/38/1'Report on Visit to Germany, October 1947, by Professor Todd, Professor Emeleus, Dr Thompson, Professor Cook and Professor Melville'1947
PB/1/33/3/1Companion of Honour1965
RR/49/68Referee's report by Alan Sterling Parkes, on a paper 'The oestrogenic activity of some condensed-ring compounds in relation to their other biological activities' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds, C L Hewett and W Lawson[October 1933]
RR/49/67Referee's report by Otto Rosenheim, on a paper 'The oestrogenic activity of some condensed-ring compounds in relation to their other biological activities' by James Wilfred Cook, Edward Charles Dodds, C L Hewett and W Lawson[October 1933]
RR/67/11Referee's report by William Ewart Gye, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. V' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway, R H Martin and A M RobinsonSeptember 1940
RR/67/12Letter from William Ewart Gye, on a paper 'The production of cancer by pure hydrocarbons. V' by G M Badger, James Wilfred Cook, C L Hewett, Ernest Laurence Kennaway, N M Kennaway, R H Martin and A M Robinson to J C Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society30 September 1940
RR/70/133Referee's report by James Wilfred Cook, on a paper 'The growth-inhibitory and carcinogenic properties of 4-aminostilbene and derivatives' by Alexander Haddow, R J C Harris, George Armand Robert Kon and E M F Roe 18 November 1947
EC/1938/04Cook, Sir James Wilfred: certificate of election to the Royal Society
WF/131Grant application from University of Exeter to the Wolfson Foundation 1966-1988
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