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Mitchell Joseph Weiss

Mitchell Joseph Weiss, American librarian. Achievements include research in structure and development of insect brain centers at microscopic and ultrastructural levels; research in biology of phylum Gastrotricha, with current emphasis on sexuality, life cycles and systematics of freshwater gastrotrichs. Graduate fellow, National Science Foundation, 1964-1969, research grantee, 1976-1978.

Background

  • Weiss, Mitchell Joseph was born on November 12, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Edward and Gertrude Plotkin Weiss.

  • Education

    • Standard Chartered Bank in Biology with high honors, Brown University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Michigan, 1970. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1988.

    Career

    • National Institutes of Health postdoctoral research fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1970—1973. Postdoctoral instructor in zoology University Iowa, Iowa City, 1973—1974. Assistant professor biology Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1974—1981, visiting assistant professor, 1981—1982, guest investigator, 1982—2000.

      Science writer, 2001—2002. Reference library, digital/global access library coordinator Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, 2002—2007, assistant university library online library, since 2007. Consultant Oriel Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1983, Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, Mount Olive, New Jersey, 1999—2000.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in structure and development of insect brain centers at microscopic and ultrastructural levels. Research in biology of phylum Gastrotricha, with current emphasis on sexuality, life cycles and systematics of freshwater gastrotrichs.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to science jours.

    Membership

    Member of International Association Meiobenthologists, American Microscopical Society.

    Personality

    Interests

    Classical music, swimming.

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    Born November 12, 1942
    (age 74)
    • 1964
      Brown University
    • 1970
      University Michigan
    • 1988
      Rutgers University
    • 1970 - 1973
      National Institutes of Health postdoctoral research fellow, University Washington
      Seattle, Washington, United States
    • 1973 - 1974
      postdoctoral instructor, in zoology University Iowa
      Iowa City, Iowa, United States
    • 1974 - 1981
      assistant, professor biology Rutgers University
      New Brunswick, Canada
    • 1982
      assistant, professor biology Rutgers University
    • 2001 - 2002
      science writer
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