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Austin Leo Shug

Austin Leo Shug, American biochemist, researcher, educator, consultant. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1975-1981, 81–, VA, since 1961, Muscular Dystrophy Research Association, 1982-1983.; Fellow American Institute Chemists; member American Society Biological Chemists, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Background

  • Shug, Austin Leo was born on July 23, 1925 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Leo Austin and Alice (Fiederlein) Shug.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1951, Master of Science, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy., University Wisconsin, 1958. Postdoctoral fellow University Indiana, Bloomington, 1957-1959.

      Research associate Enzyme Institute University Wisconsin, Madison, 1959-1960. Chemist, professor neurology department University Wisconsin and Veterans Administration Hospital, Madison, since 1961. Chemist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1960-1961.

      Part time laboratory director Metabolic Analysis Laboratories, Inc., Madison, since 1981. Consultant Sigma-Tau Chemical Company, Rome, Italy, since 1977.

    Career

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

    Works

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1975-1981, 81–, VA, since 1961, Muscular Dystrophy Research Association, 1982-1983. Fellow American Institute Chemists.

    Member American Society Biological Chemists, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

    Connections

    • Married Kathryn Jean Snyder, September 24, 1955. Children– Barbara, Mary, Leo.
    • father: Leo Austin Shug
    • mother: Alice (Fiederlein) Shug
    • spouse: Kathryn Jean Snyder
    • children: Barbara Shug
    • Mary Shug
    • Leo Shug
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