David T. Suzuki

Zoology, Animals, Physiology, Metabolism

Geneticist and science communicator: famous as popularizer of science and ecological issues

Birthdate
March 24, 1936

Birthplace
Vancouver, BC

Residence
Vancouver, BC

Family Members
  • Wife: Dr. Tara Cullis
  • Children: two

Title
Professor of Zoology

Office
University of British Columbia

Status
Working

Degrees
  • BA (Biology), Amherst College, Massachusetts, 1958
  • PhD (Zoology), U of Chicago, 1961

Awards
  • Officer, Order of Canada, 1976
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Canada, 1978
  • Fellow, American Assn. for the Advancement of Science, 1980
  • Sanford Fleming Medal (Royal Canadian Institute), 1982
  • Medal of Honour (Canadian Medical Assn.) 1984
  • Environmental Program Medal (UN), 1985
  • Governor General Award for Conservation, 1985
  • Kalinga Prize (UNESCO), 1986
  • Gold Medal Award (Biological Society of Canada), 1986
  • Environmental Achievement Award, Environment Canada, 1990
  • Order of British Columbia, 1995
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Last Updated
September 2, 2012

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