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John Walker
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Born in Halifax, West Yorkshire
Born on 7th of January 1941

Born 1941 - English biochemist and Nobel Prize winner.

Studied at St Catherine’s College, Oxford. Held research positions in Wisconsin and Paris. Shared the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1997 for work on energy transfer in cells.

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