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Joseph Logan Irvin

Joseph Logan Irvin, American biochemist, educator.

Background

  • Irvin, Joseph Logan was born on November 24, 1913 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Joseph Logan and Eva (Hawkins) Irvin.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University South Carolina., 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1938.

    Career

    • Instructor Wayne U. College Medicine, 1938-1941. Instructor Johns Hopkins School Medicine, 1941-1943, assistant professor, 1943-1950. Associate professor biochemistry U. North Carolina, 1950-1956, professor, department chairman, 1957-1978, Kenan professor, from 1970.

    Works

    • Editorial board: Biological Bull, 1960-1966.

    Membership

    Member Middle Atlantic Regional Heart Committee, 1969-1973. Member institutional research grant committee American Cancer Society, 1976-1979. Guggenheim fellow, 1956.

    Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Cancer Research, North Carolina Heart Association (Chairman, Board Of Directors 1967-1969), American Heart Association (finance committee 1968-1971, regional-nat. research committee 1973-1975), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Elinor Moore, December 26, 1941.
    • father: Joseph Logan Irvin
    • mother: Eva (Hawkins) Irvin
    • spouse: Elinor Moore
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