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Claude Arthur Knight

Claude Arthur Knight, American biologist, educator. Recipient certificate of merit Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1948; United States Public Health Service research grantee, 1952-1979. Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Knight, Claude Arthur was born on October 17, 1914 in Petoskey, Michigan, United States. Son of Claude and Wilhelmina Ruth (Hedt) Knight.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Alma College, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Pennsylvania State University, 1940.

    Career

    • Research fellow Rockefeller Institute Medical Research, Princeton, New Jersey, 1940-1948. Professor molecular biology University of California, Berkeley, from 1948, department chairman, 1976-1978. Director University of California (Virus Laboratory), 1976-1978.

      Director National Science Foundation Summer Institute in Molecular Biology, 1964-1973. Consultant United States Public Health Service virology study committee, 1965-1969.

    Works

    • Author: Chemistry of Viruses, 1975, Molecular Virology, 1974. Associate editor: Virology, 1963-1965. Contributor articles to professional jours.

    Membership

    Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married May Marion Ferry, June 19, 1943. Children: Thomas Arthur, Susan Knight Hamamura, Robert Stanley.
    • father: Claude Knight
    • mother: Wilhelmina Ruth (Hedt) Knight
    • spouse: May Marion Ferry
    • children: Thomas Arthur Knight
    • Susan Knight Hamamura Knight
    • Robert Stanley Knight
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