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John Ernest Amoore

John Ernest Amoore, British biochemist. Achievements include origination of the stereochemical theory of odor. Christopher Welch scholar, 1952. Second lieutenant British Army, 1954-1956. Member Association for Chemoreception Sciences, Air and Waste Management Association, American Water Works Association, American Society for Testing and Materials.

Background

  • Amoore, John Ernest was born on April 28, 1930 in Matlock, England. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Ronald Lewis and Kathleen (Winterton) Amoore.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry, Oxford University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Oxford University, 1958.

    Career

    • Research chemist Western regional research center United States Department of Agriculture, Albany, California, 1963-1978. Partner Olfacto-laboratories, El Cerrito, since 1978. Member scientific advisory committee on acid deposition, California, since 1983.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include origination of the stereochemical theory of odor.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Second lieutenant British Army, 1954-1956. Member Association for Chemoreception Sciences, Air and Waste Management Association, American Water Works Association, American Society for Testing and Materials.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Bodjayian, June 6, 1959. Children: Ronald John, Marie Ani.
    • father: Ronald Lewis Amoore
    • mother: Kathleen (Winterton) Amoore
    • spouse: Annie Bodjayian
    • children: Ronald John Amoore
    • Marie Ani Amoore
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    Born April 28, 1930
    Nationality
    • 1952
      Oxford University
    • 1958
      Oxford University
    • 1963 - 1978
      Research chemist, Western regional research center United States Department of Agriculture
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1978
      partner, Olfacto-Labs.
      El Cerrito, California, United States

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