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Mark Winton Woods

Mark Winton Woods, American biologist, educator. Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945.; Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Phytopathol. Society American, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biological Chemists, Washington, New York academics science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Alpha Tau Omega.

Background

  • Woods, Mark Winton was born on October 15, 1908 in Takoma Park, District of Columbia. Son of Albert Frederick and Bertha Gerneaux (Davis) Woods.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Maryland., 1931, Master of Science, 1933, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

    Career

    • From instructor plant pathology to associate professor of University Maryland., 1936-1947. Biologist National Cancer Institute, 1947-1973, retired, 1973, special research metabolism cancer, hereditary properties mitochondria, cell responses to plant viruses.

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy Reserve, 1942-1945. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Phytopathol. Society American, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biological Chemists, Washington, New York academics science, Sigma Xi, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Zeta, Alpha Tau Omega.

    Connections

    • Married Vera Lorraine Klein, December 23, 1933. Children: Judith Patricia, Mark Alvin.
    • father: Albert Frederick Woods
    • mother: Bertha Gerneaux (Davis) Woods
    • spouse: Vera Lorraine Klein
    • children: Judith Patricia Woods
    • Mark Alvin Woods
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    Born October 15, 1908
    Died March 4, 1983
    (aged 74)
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