Elected: 1980
Discipline: Cell and Molecular Biology
Professor Terence George Baker FRSE
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Professor Terry Baker was the son of George William John Baker of Lymington, Hants and Eugenia, née Bristow. He was born on 27 May 1936 and was educated at Coventry Technical Secondary School and the University College of North Wales, Bangor where he obtained his BSc. He got his PhD at the University of Birmingham and his DSc at the University of Edinburgh. He also obtained an honorary Doctorate from the University of Ulster in June 2002 and another from Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia in August 2003. He married Pauline, his childhood sweetheart, and daughter of Alfred Archer on 23 August 1958. He had 3 sons, Paul Stephen born in 1960, Noel Terence in 1961 and Martin Christopher in 1966.