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William Richard Jeffery

William Richard Jeffery, American developmental biology educator, researcher. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society Zoologists (division chairman 1988-1990, Outstanding Service award 1990), Society Development Biologists (trustee 1987-1989, 1995-1997, president 1995-1996), American Society Cell Biology, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Jeffery, William Richard was born on June 9, 1944 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of William and Marjorie (Gross) Jeffery.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, Chicago, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, University Iowa, 1971.

    Career

    • Research associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1971-1972, School Medicine, Tufts University, Boston, 1972-1974. Assistant professor biophysics University Houston, 1974-1977. Assistant professor zoology University Texas, Austin, 1977-1980, associate professor, 1980-1985, professor, 1985-1987, J.F. Miescher Regents professor, 1987-1990.

      Professor zoology University California, Davis, 1990-1993, professor molecular and cellular biology, 1993-1996. Professor, head biology Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1997-1999. Professor, chair biology University Maryland, College Park, 1999—2004.

      Co-director embryology course Marine Biology Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts, 1983-1987, active, since 1975.

    Works

    • Member editorial board Development, 1987-1998, Journal Experimental Zoology, since 1989, Seminars in Development Biology, 1990-1996, Seminars in Cell and Development Biology, since 1997, Biological Bulletin, 1985-1990, Cell Motility and the Cytoskeleton, 1985-1986, International Journal Development Biology, 1989-2002, Animal Biology, since 1991, International Review of Cytology, since 1999, Molecular Biological Evolution, since 2000, International Journal Development Biology, since 2002. North America editor Zygote, 1993-1996.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Zoologists (division chairman 1988-1990, Outstanding Service award 1990), Society Development Biologists (trustee 1987-1989, 1995-1997, president 1995-1996), American Society Cell Biology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • father: William Jeffery
    • mother: Marjorie (Gross) Jeffery
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    Born June 9, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1967
      University Illinois
    • 1971
      University Iowa
    • 1971 - 1972
      Research associate, University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      Research associate, University Wisconsin
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1974 - 1977
      assistant, professor biophysics University Houston
    • 1977 - 1980
      assistant, professor zoology University Texas
      Austin, Texas, United States
    • 1990 - 1993
      professor, zoology University California
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1997 - 1999
      professor, biology Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1997 - 1999
      head, biology Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1999 - 2004
      professor
      College Park, Maryland, United States
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