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Guy Salvesen is a British-born biochemist, best known for his work in the field of apoptosis. His research focuses on proteases and their inhibitors in humans, with particular emphasis on the caspases of the apoptotic cell death pathway.
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His PhD in biochemistry is from the University of Cambridge, studying under Alan Barrett (1981). His first posts were at the Strangeways Laboratory and MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge. In 1985, Salvesen moved to the USA, taking up a position at the University of Georgia. He joined the faculty of Duke University in 1987, and moved his laboratory to the Burnham Institute for Medical Research, La Jolla, California in 1996.
As of 2007, Salvesen is the Program Director in Apoptosis and Cell Death Research at the Burnham Institute. He also holds an Assistant Professorship at Duke University.
He serves as the Vice-Chair (the Americas) of the Biochemical Journal.
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