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Fellow
Gevers
Wieland
Current position: 
Advisor to Council, Academy of Science of South Africa
Current nationality: 
South Africa
Current residence: 
South Africa
Affiliation/Institution: 
University of Cape Town
Biodata: 
Gevers is emeritus professor of Medical Biochemistry, U. of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. He qualified in medicine at UCT (1960); was a Rhodes Scholar, Oxford U. (DPhil, 1966) under Sir Hans Krebs, and research associate of Fritz Lipmann, Rockefeller U. He was pres., exec. officer and gen. sec., Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf); senior deputy vice-chancellor, UCT. He directed MRC Research Units, universities of Stellenbosch and Cape Town, and established the Inst. of Infectious Disease and Mol. Medicine at UCT. Honours include: 3 hon. doctorates; Wellcome Gold Medal for Medical Research; Gold Medals, South African Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, MRC, Southern Afr. Assoc. for the Adv. of Science, and ASSAf. He was inducted into the Natl. Order of Mapungubwe in Silver in 2008. He is a member of 3 science academies and life fellow, UCT.
Sustainable Development Goals: 
3 - Good health and well-being
4 - Quality education
Keywords: 
Researcher in UK, USA and South Africa, senior posts at university of Cape Town, establishment and leadership of the Academy of Science of South Africa
Elected
2002

Date of birth

9
October
1937
Section:
04-Medical and Health Sciences incl. Neurosciences
Last updated on 02/03/2018