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Kazimierz Lech Wierzchowski

Kazimierz Lech Wierzchowski, Polish biophysicist, researcher. Recipient Leon Marchlewski Medal for Achievement in Science, Committee on Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, 1995, Officer Cross of the Polonia Restituta Order, President of Poland, Warsaw, 1988, Annual Scientific prizes Polish Academy of Sciences, 1965, 76, 92.

Background

  • Wierzchowski, Kazimierz Lech was born on December 4, 1929 in Pulawy, Poland. Son of Zenon and Janina (Obuchowska) Wierzchowski.

  • Education

    • Master of Philosophy in Chemistry, Warsaw University, Poland, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Natural Sciences, Nencki Institute Experimental Biol, Warsaw, Poland, 1960. Doctor in Natural Sciences, Nencki Institute Experimental Biol, Warsaw, Poland, 1965.

    Career

    • Assistant Chair of Inorganic Chemistry, Warsaw University, Poland, 1951-1955. Senior assistant, adjunct Institute Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, 1955-1965, associate professor Poland, 1965-1971, 71-76, professor Poland, since 1976. Associate professor, contract Chair of Biophysics, Faculty of Physics, Warsaw University, Poland, 1965-1969.

      Research fellow department chemistry Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960-1961. Professor, head department biophysics Institute Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1973-1999. Director Institute Biochemistry and Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland, 1972-1980, Central Research and Development Project on Molecular Principles of Biotechnology, State Committee on Science and Technology, Warsaw, Poland, 1986-1990.

      Member advisory editorial board Biophysical Chemistry, 1984-1997.

    Works

    • Editor-in-chief: KOSMOS, since 1992. Co-editor: Acta Biochemica Polonica, since 1985. Contributor over 100 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy Knowledge, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tourism.

    Connections

    • Married Wieslawa Marianna Kostrzynska Wierzchowska, May 7, 1955. Children: Tomasz, Jacek.
    • father: Zenon Wierzchowski
    • mother: Janina (Obuchowska) Wierzchowski
    • spouse: Wieslawa Marianna Kostrzynska Wierzchowska
    • children: Tomasz Wierzchowski
    • Jacek Wierzchowski
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    Born December 4, 1929
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    • 1952
      Warsaw University
    • 1960
      Nencki Institute Experimental Biol
    • 1965
      Nencki Institute Experimental Biol
    • 1951 - 1955
      Assistant, Chair of Inorganic Chemistry
      Poland
    • 1955 - 1965
      senior, ry and Biophysics
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1955 - 1965
      adjunct Institute Biochemist, ry and Biophysics
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1960 - 1961
      research fellow, department chemistry Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1965 - 1969
      associate, professor
      Poland
    • 1973 - 1999
      professor, department biophysics Institute Biochemistry and Biophysics
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
    • 1973 - 1999
      head, department biophysics Institute Biochemistry and Biophysics
      Warsaw, North Carolina, United States
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