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Fonds P-WIL - Keith Williamson material

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DE 2324 P-WIL

Title

Keith Williamson material

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  • 2005 - 2015 (Creation)

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Fonds

Extent and medium

1 box, 1 framed poster (120 cm x 80 cm) and 1 framed photo (35 cm x 45 cm)

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Name of creator

Williamson, Keith Edward (1948-01-12/)

Biographical history

Williamson was born in Camberwell, London (GB) on 12 January 1948, and grew up in Bermondsey, London. His family later moved to Dartford, Kent, where he completed his education in 1966. He spent the majority of his career working for the British government before joining EMBL in 2001, from which he retired in December 2015.

As a parting gift to EMBL, he offered EMBL a large statue of the letter G, located at EMBL in Heidelberg. Alongside the initials of the Advanced Training Centre (ATC), the G represents guanine when A, T and C stand for adenine, thymine and cytosine respectively, forming the four nucleobases of DNA.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

This fonds contained material transferred from Keith Williamson to the EMBL Archive upon his retirement in 2015.

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This fonds holds personal items donated by Keith Williamson, former Administrative Director of EMBL.

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  • Box: Box 44