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Johan Sebastiaan Ploem

Johan Sebastiaan Ploem, Indonesian physician, educator. award, Bern, Switzerland, 1982. Fellow Royal Microscopical Society (councillor 1977-1980, president since 1986); member Society Analytical Cytology (councilor 1979-1982), Dutch Society Cytology (councilor 1979-1983), International Academy Cytology (committee on cytology automation since 1980).

Background

  • Ploem, Johan Sebastiaan was born on August 25, 1927 in Sawah Loento, Sumatra, Indonesia. Son of Victor Herman and Cornelia (de Hoog) Ploem.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Utrecht (The Netherlands), 1951. Master in Public Health cum laude, Harvard University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University Amsterdam, 1967.

      Scientist, Honig Corporation, Koog a/d Zaan, The Netherlands, 1956-1959, Ciba Corporation, Basel, Switzerland, 1960-1961. Senior scientist University Amsterdam (The Netherlands), 1961-1970. Senior scientist University Leiden (The Netherlands), 1970-1980, professor cell biology, since 1980.

      Visiting research professor University Miami, 1978-1981. Visiting lecturer Monash University, Melbourne, Australia, 1978. Prelectorship University Dundee (Scotland), 1983.

      Visiting professor Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, 1983. Visiting professor Free University, Brussels, 1985. Consultant in field. Inventor Epi-illuminator for fluorescence microscopy, 1967, reflection contrast microscopy, 1975.

      Papanicolaou Cancer Research Institute fellow, Miami, 1977. Recipient C. E. Alken Foundation award, Bern, Switzerland, 1982.

    Career

    • Scientist, Honig Corporation, Koog a/d Zaan, The Netherlands, 1956-1959, Ciba Corporation, Basel, Switzerland, 1960-1961. Visiting professor Academia Sinica, Beijing, China, 1983. Visiting professor Free University, Brussels, 1985.

    Membership

    Fellow Royal Microscopical Society (councillor 1977-1980, president since 1986). Member Society Analytical Cytology (councilor 1979-1982), Dutch Society Cytology (councilor 1979-1983), International Academy Cytology (committee on cytology automation since 1980).

    Connections

    • Married Johanna Jacoba Zaaijer, June 13, 1964. Children: Corette, Carolijn.
    • father: Victor Herman Ploem
    • mother: Cornelia (de Hoog) Ploem
    • spouse: Johanna Jacoba Zaaijer
    • children: Corette Ploem
    • Carolijn Ploem
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    Born August 25, 1927
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