Authorised form of nameGilbert; Geoffrey Alan (1917 - 2005)
Dates1917 - 2005
Place of birthWatford, Hertfordshire, England
Date of birth03/12/1917
Place of deathBirmingham
Date of death01/03/2005
OccupationBiophysical scientist
Emmanuel College, Cambridge University (BSc, PhD)
Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, University of Birmingham (1943-1946), Senior Lecturer (1947-1961), Reader (1961-1969), Professor of Biochemistry (1969-1985, Emeritus); spent a year at Harvard Medical School (1946-1947); member of Government Grants Committee (Biological Sciences) and of British National Committee for Biochemistry; Chairman of British Biophysical Society (1974)
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election15/03/1973
Age at election55
RelationshipsMarried (1948) Lilo Czigler de Egerszalok
Obituary in Independent (16 March 2005)
Royal Society codeNA4673
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
IM/GA/GGRS/8507Gilbert, Geoffrey Alan1988
RR/68/354Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The combination of fibrous proteins with acids' by Geoffrey Alan Gilbert and Eric Keightley Rideal[1943]
RR/68/472Referee's report by Neil Kensington Adam, on a paper 'The combination of fibrous proteins with acids. II. The adsorption of dye anions' by Geoffrey Alan Gilbert[1944]
EC/1973/12Gilbert, Geoffrey Alan: certificate of election to the Royal Society
Add to My Items

    Collection highlights

    Browse the records of some of our collections, which cover all branches of science and date from the 12th century onwards. These include the published works of Fellows of the Royal Society, personal papers of eminent scientists, letters and manuscripts sent to the Society or presented at meetings, and administrative records documenting the Society's activities since our foundation in 1660.

    The Royal Society

    The Royal Society is a Fellowship of many of
    the world's most eminent scientists and is the
    oldest scientific academy in continuous existence.
    Registered charity number 207043

    Website design ©CalmView


    + 44 207 451 2500
    (Lines open Mon-Fri, 9:00-17:00. Excludes bank holidays)

    6-9 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AG

    Email Us →


    Subscribe to our newsletters to be updated with the
    latest news on innovation, events, articles and reports.

    Subscribe →

    © CalmView