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Anna Chao Pai

Anna Chao Pai, American biology educator.

Background

  • Pai, Anna Chao was born on January 27, 1935 in Beijing. Came to the United States, 1938. Daughter of Shih Hui and Huai Tung (Chang) Chao.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Sweet Briar College, 1957. Master of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Yeshiva University, 1964.

    Career

    • Teacher Moravian Seminary for Girls, Green Pond, Pennsylvania, 1959-1960. Instructor Albert Einstein College Medicine, Yeshiva University, Bronx, New York, 1964-1965. Assistant professor biology Montclair State College, Upper Montclair, New Jersey, 1969-1978, associate professor, 1978-1985, professor, since 1985.

    Works

    • Author: Foundations of Genetics, l975, second edition, l985. Co-author: Genetics, l980. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Livingston (New Jersey) Green Streaks, l972-82. Secretary Livingston Chinese Association, l974-75. Board overseers Sweet Briar College, l984—.

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Development Biological Society, American Institute Biological Sciences, National Association Biology Teachers, New Jersey Academy of Sciences, American Women in Science, Northern New Jersey Sweet Briar Alumnae Club (vice president, president l970-72), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Personality

    Interests

    Bonsai, sports, reading, photography.

    Connections

    • Married David H. Pai, August 29, 1959. Children: Benjamin, Michael.
    • father: Shih Hui Chao
    • mother: Huai Tung (Chang) Chao
    • spouse: David H. Pai
    • children: Benjamin Pai
    • Michael Pai
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    Born January 27, 1935
    Nationality
    • 1957
      Sweet Briar College
    • 1959
      Bryn Mawr College
    • 1964
      Yeshiva University
    • 1959 - 1960
      Teacher, Moravian Seminary for Girls
      Green Pond, South Carolina, United States
    • 1964 - 1965
      instructor, Albert Einstein College Medicine
      Bronx, New York, United States
    • 1969 - 1978
      assistant, professor biology Montclair State College
      New Jersey, United States