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WLAdysLAw Jerzy Kunicki-Goldfinger

WLAdysLAw Jerzy Kunicki-Goldfinger, Polish microbiologist, educator. Recipient National prize Government Poland, 1954. Active Legion Mlodych Lewica, Cracow, 1935-1936, Polish Socialist Party, Cracow, 1937-1939, Walesa Citizen Committee, Gdansk-Warszawa, 1986-1989. Private Polish Army, 1942-1945. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Society Advisory Science Polish, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Kunicki-Goldfinger, WLAdysLAw Jerzy was born on February 13, 1916 in Cracow, Poland. Son of Zygfryd and Waleria (Kunicka) Goldfinger.

  • Education

    • Magister philosophy, Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1938. Doctor Science National, Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 1948. Docent habilitation, Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, Poland, 1950.

      Doctor honorary causa, Lublin University, Poland, 1989. Doctor honorary causa, Wroclaw University, Poland, 1989.

    Career

    • Private assistant department agricultural microbiology Jagiellonian University, Cracow, 1938-1939. Adjunct lecturer department veterinary microbiology Curie-Sklodowska University, Lublin, 1947-1948, adjunct lecturer microbiology laboratory, Mat. National Faculty, 1949, professor, chairman department general microbiology, 1950-1955, Wroclaw (Poland) University, 1956-1960, director Institute Botany, 1956-1960.

      Professor Institute Microbiology Warsaw (Poland) University, 1961-1986, director Institute Microbiology, until 1972, chairman department Institute Microbiology, until 1983. Honorary professor, chairman Laboratory Picture and Photographic Information, Warsaw (Poland) University, from 1983. Chairman Laboratory Bacterial Genetics, Institute Immunology Experimental Therapeutics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Wroclaw, 1957-1960.

      Vice-director Institute Bio-chemical Biophysics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, 1966-1968. Chairman Laboratory Bacterial Genetics in Department Genetics, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warszawa, 1961-1968.

    Works

    • Author: Life of Bacteria, 7 editions, 1968-1994, Heritage and Future, 1974, Basic Biology, 1978, It all Begins with Bacteria, 1981, Genetics, 1987, Looking for Possibilities, 1989, From Nowhere to Nowhere, 1993. Editor-in-chief Acta Microbiologica Polonica, since 1952. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Active Legion Mlodych Lewica, Cracow, 1935-1936, Polish Socialist Party, Cracow, 1937-1939, Walesa Citizen Committee, Gdansk-Warszawa, 1986-1989. Private Polish Army, 1942-1945. Member Polish Academy of Sciences, Society Advisory Science Polish, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Karolina Szor, 1940 (divorced 1955). Children: Waleria Misiewicz, Anna Maria. Married Wladyslawa Stachal, 1956.

      Children: Wladyslaw Marek, Jerzy Jakub.
    • father: Zygfryd Goldfinger
    • mother: Waleria (Kunicka) Goldfinger
    • spouses: Karolina Szor
    • Wladyslawa Stachal
    • children: Waleria Misiewicz Kunicki-Goldfinger
    • Anna Maria Kunicki-Goldfinger
    • Wladyslaw Marek Kunicki-Goldfinger
    • Jerzy Jakub Kunicki-Goldfinger
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    Born February 13, 1916
    Died August 14, 1995
    (aged 79)
    Nationality
    Ethnicity:
    • 1938
      Jagiellonian University
    • 1948
      Curie-Sklodowska University
    • 1950
      Curie-Sklodowska University
    • 1989
      Lublin University
    • 1989
      Wroclaw University
    • 1938 - 1939
      Private assistant, department agricultural microbiology Jagiellonian University
      Cracow, Malopolskie, Poland
    • 1947 - 1948
      adjunct lecturer, department veterinary microbiology Curie-Sklodowska University
      Lublin, Lubelskie, Poland
    • 1956 - 1960
      adjunct lecturer, department veterinary microbiology Curie-Sklodowska University
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