Authorised form of nameFildes; Sir; Paul Gordon (1882 - 1971); microbiologist
Dates1882 - 1971
Place of birthLondon, England
Date of birth10 February 1882
Place of deathLondon
Date of death05/02/1971
Research fieldBacteriology
MB, BCh (Camb)
OBE 1919; Kt 1946
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election03/05/1934
Royal Society activityMedals and prizes:
Royal Medal 1953; Copley Medal 1963
Leeuwenhoek 1950
Bulloch's Roll; DSB vol 17 pp 295-297
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1973 vol 19 pp 317-347, plate, by G P Gladstone, B C J G Knight and Sir Graham Wilson
Royal Society codeNA3798
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
RR/71/230Referee's report by Paul Gordon Fildes, on a paper 'The changes induced in Bact. lactis aerogenes by irradiation with ultra violet light' by A R Peacocke and Cyril Norman Hinshelwood1948
RR/71/191Referee's report by Paul Gordon Fildes, on a paper 'Metabolic changes which form the basis of a microbiological assay of nicotinic acid' by H McIlwain[1948]
RR/72/155Letter from Paul Gordon Fildes, on a paper 'The stability of D-arabinose adaption of Bact. lactis aerogenes' by Cyril Norman Hinshelwood and S Jackson to D C Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society6 May 1949
EC/1934/04Fildes, Sir Paul Gordon: certificate of election to the Royal Society
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