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Authorised form of nameGray; Sir; James (1891 - 1975)
SurnameGray
ForenamesJames
Dates1891 - 1975
Dates and placesBirth:
14 October 1891
Death:
14 December 1975
ActivityEducation:
MA
Career:
Fellow of King's College and University Demonstrator in Comparative Anatomy
Honours:
MC; CBE 1946; Kt 1954
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
2/05/1929
Medals/Prizes:
Royal Medal 1948
Lectures:
Croonian 1939
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll
AssocMaterial:
CSAC 49/3/77. Papers deposited in Cambridge University Library
Obituaries:
Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society 1978 vol 24 pp 55-70, plate, by H W Lissmann
Royal Society codeNA600
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1929/06Gray, Sir James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/GA/WS/3352Gray, Sir Jamesnd
NLB/52/663Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Vice President of the Royal Society; to James Gray Esquire; Sunnymead, Woodside Avenue, N. Finchley7 February 1916
NLB/52/759Copy letter from William Bate Hardy, Vice President of the Royal Society; to James Gray Esquire; Sunnymead, Woodside Avenue, N. Finchley24 February 1916
RR/21/77Referee's report by Benjamin Moore, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of echinoderm eggs, and its bearing on the problems of fertilisation and artificial parthenogenesis' by James Gray22 December 1914
RR/41/111Referee's report by Edgar Johnson Allen, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement.—VI. Photographic and stroboscopic analysis of ciliary movement' by James GrayOctober 1930
RR/23/33Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of echinoderm eggs, and its bearing on the problems of fertilisation and artificial parthenogenesis' by James Gray1916
RR/26/51Referee's report by Ernest Henry Starling, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement' by James Gray[June 1921]
RR/28/111Referee's report by Thomas Renton Elliott, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement.—IV. The relation of ciliary activity to oxygen consumption' by James Gray30 October 1923
RR/28/112Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement. III.—The effect of temperature' by James Gray[February 1923]
RR/42/92Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The osmotic changes in some marine animals' by R MargariaDecember 1930
RR/52/142Third referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M YongeDecember 1935
RR/39/14Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The adductor mechanism of pecten' by L E Bayliss, Eric Boyland and A D Ritchie[April 1930]
RR/41/46Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Metabolic changes associated with pigmentary effector activity and pituitary removal in Xenopus laevis—I. Respiratory exchange' by Enid CharlesNovember 1930
RR/41/48Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Metabolic changes associated with pigmentary effector activity and pituitary removal in Xenopus laevis—II. Calcium and magnesium content of the serum' by Enid CharlesNovember 1930
RR/42/50Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Experimental distortion of development in amphibian tadpoles' by Dorothy E SladdenJanuary 1930
RR/23/32Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of echinoderm eggs, and its bearing on the problems of fertilisation and artificial parthenogenesis' by James Gray1916
RR/43/132Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The development and function of the heart and pericardium in echinodermata' by Nidambur Narasimhamurti July 1931
RR/47/73Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Studies in animal movement, I. The movements of fish with special reference to the eel' by James GrayAugust 1932
RR/47/71Referee's report by Charles Tate Regan, on a paper 'Studies in animal movement, I. The movements of fish with special reference to the eel' by James GrayJune 1932
RR/26/50Referee's report by Thomas Renton Elliott, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement' by James Gray10 June 1921
RR/47/72Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'Studies in animal movement, I. The movements of fish with special reference to the eel' by James Gray1932
RR/49/145Referee's report by Archibald Vivan Hill, on a paper 'Apparent mitogenetic inactivity of active cells' by James Gray and C Ouellet[August 1933]
RR/49/88Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On the physiology of respiration in fishes I. On the bionomics, structure and physiology of respiration in an esturine air-breathing Gobioid fish' by B K Das[December 1933]
RR/49/144Referee's report by Geoffrey Ingram Taylor, on a paper 'Directional control of fish movement' by James Gray[April 1933]
RR/51/38Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The site of loss of water from insects' by Kenneth Mellanby[June 1934]
RR/51/79Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The biological response to gamma rays of Radium as a function of the intensity of radiation' by F G Spear and L G Grimmett[March 1933]
RR/52/140Second referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M YongeOctober 1935
RR/52/143Summary of reports by James Gray and Henry Stanley Raper, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M Yonge1935
RR/53/100Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On regeneration and reorganisation in Sabella' by F Gross and Julian Sorell Huxley6 January 1935
RR/60/56Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Synaptic transmission of nervous impulses through the last abdominal ganglion of the cockroach' by A F Rawdon-Smith and Richard Julius Pumphrey November 1936
RR/62/64Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The mechanics of mitosis in the pollen-tube of Tulipa' by Margaret Upcott[June 1936]
RR/63/136Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The nature and permeability of chitin, III - The nature and origin of the membranes surrounding the developing eggs of homarus vulgaris' by Charles Maurice Yonge15 March 1937
RR/69/106Memorandum from J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The structure of insect cuticles' by G Fraenkel and K M Rudall to James Gray19 September 1945
RR/68/212Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The effects of cold and colchicine on mitosis in the newt' by Horace Newton Barber and Harold Garnet Callannd [1942]
RR/69/91Memeoradum form J D Griffith Davies Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'A study of an insect cuticle: the formation of the puparium of Sarcophaga falculata Pand. (Diptera)' by Ralph Dennell to James Gray26 April 1945
RR/69/331Memorandum by J D Griffith Davies, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society, on a paper 'The pallial organs in the aspidobranch Gastropoda and their evolution throughout the Mollusca' by Charles Maurice Yonge to James Gray31 January 1945
NLB/65/414Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Sir Sidney [Frederic] Harmer, FRS27 October 1923
RR/70/186Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The histophysiology of the alimentary canal of the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus - I. The process of extrusion from the intestinal glands, and other features of the intestinal epithelium' by Norman Millott1947
RR/40/29Referee's report by James Gray, on three papers 'On the physiology of amoeboid movement. V. Anaerobic movement', 'On the physiology of amoeboid movement. VI. The action of oxygen' and 'On the physiology of amoeboid movement. VII. The action of anoesthetics' by Carl Frederick Abel PantinOctober 1929
NLB/72/273Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [James] Gray Esq., FRS15 June 1929
NLB/72/425Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to Dr [James] Gray, FRS15 October 1929
RR/55/35Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Determination and differentiation in ascidian development' by Norman John BerrillJuly 1935
NLB/72/621Copy letter from Francis Alexander Towle, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society; to [James] Gray Esq., MC, FRS29 January 1930
RR/26/52Referee's report by William Maddock Bayliss, on a paper 'The mechanism of ciliary movement. II.—The effect ions on the cell membrane' by James Gray[October 1921]
RR/47/100Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Experimental distortion of development in amphibian tadpoles. Part II' by D E Sladden2 June 1932
RR/43/133Second referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The development and function of the heart and pericardium in echinodermata' by Nidambur Narasimhamurti November 1931
RR/44/132Referee's report by Archibald Vivian Hill, on a paper 'The extent of air in the tracheoles of some terrestrial insects' by Vincent Brian WigglesworthOctober 1931
RR/21/76Referee's report by William Bate Hardy, on a paper 'The electrical conductivity of echinoderm eggs, and its bearing on the problems of fertilisation and artificial parthenogenesis' by James Gray[December 1914]
RR/49/7Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'Osmotic pressures in the hen's egg' by Edward J Blades[November 1933]
RR/49/143Referee's report by Edgar Johnson Allen, on a paper 'Directional control of fish movement' by James Gray3 April 1933
RR/52/141Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'On the nature and permeability of chitin II—The permeability of the uncalcified chitin lining the foregut of homarus' by C M YongeDecember 1934
RR/62/110Referee's report by James Gray, on a paper 'The structure of nerve fibres in cephalopods and crustacea' by John Zachary Young[June 1936]
L&P/2/542Letter, 'Antiquities found at Portici from James Gray to Thomas Robinson29 October 1754
RR/70/187Letter from James Gray, on a paper 'The histophysiology of the alimentary canal of the earthworm Lumbricus terrestris Linnaeus - I. The process of extrusion from the intestinal glands, and other features of the intestinal epithelium' by Norman Millott to David Christie Martin, Assistant Secretary of the Royal Society26 September 1947
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