Robin Holliday 1932 -2014
Robin Holliday is a remembered in an excellent obituary in Cell (view the ). Robin Holliday was a graduate student in the Botany School (now Plant Sciences), University of Cambridge. During his graduate studies in Cambridge and subsequent post doctoral research, he determined the mechanism of recombination during meiosis. The Holliday junction formed during recombination is named after its discoverer.