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Howard Ming Lee

Howard Ming Lee, American biotechnologist, chemist. Xoma Corporation grantee, 1981-1985, biotechnology patent grantee National Cancer Institute, 1985. Member American Chemical Society, Society Chinese Bioscientists North America.

Background

  • Lee, Howard Ming was born on January 19, 1948 in Tainan, Republic of China. Came to the United States, 1971. Son of John Chen and Yee (Guao) Lee.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan, Republic of China, 1970. Master of Arts, Boston University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1976.

      Postdoctoral, Harvard Medical School, 1977.

    Career

    • Associate Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1975-1977. Instructor Mount Sinai School Medicine, New York City, 1977-1978. Senior chemist American Cyanamid Company, Cliffton, New Jersey, 1978-1979.

      Senior pharmaceutical scientist Richardson-Vick Inc. (merger Proctor & Gambel), Mount Vernon, New York, 1979-1981. Director immunotherapy Medical Research Institute Pacific Medical Center, San Francisco, 1981-1985.

      Vice president, director product development and protein chemistry Xoma Corporation, Berkeley, California, 1983-1987. Director research Thornstar Ltd., Inc., Petaluma, since 1987. Chief executive officer International Pharmacosmetic Manufacturers, San Francisco, since 1987.

      Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Avocations: real estate investment, stamp and coin collecting, licensed cosmetic and health care products consultant.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, Society Chinese Bioscientists North America.

    Personality

    Interests

    Avocations: real estate investment, stamp and coin collecting, licensed cosmetic and health care products consultant.

    Connections

    • Married May Chu Wu, August 28, 1971. Children: Eugene Howard, Amy Mae.
    • father: John Chen Lee
    • mother: Yee (Guao) Lee
    • spouse: May Chu Wu
    • children: Eugene Howard Lee
    • Amy Mae Lee
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    Born January 19, 1948
    (age 69)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      National Tsing Hua University
    • 1974
      Boston University
    • 1976
      Boston University
    • 1977
      Harvard Medical School
    • 1975 - 1977
      Associate, Peter Bent Brigham Hospital Harvard Medical School
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1977 - 1978
      instructor, Mount Sinai School Medicine
    • 1978 - 1979
      senior, chemist American Cyanamid Company
      New Jersey, United States
    • 1979 - 1981
      senior, pharmaceutical scientist Richardson-Vick Incorporated (merger Proctor & Gambel)
      Mount Vernon, Washington, United States
    • 1981 - 1985
      director, immunotherapy Medical Research Institute Pacific Medical Center
      San Francisco, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      vice president, product development and protein chemistry Xoma Corporation
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      director, product development and protein chemistry Xoma Corporation
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1987
      director, research Thornstar Limited
      Petaluma, California, United States
    • 1987
      chief executive, officer International Pharmacosmetic Manufacturers
      San Francisco, California, United States
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