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Parviz Azari

Parviz Azari, Azerbaijani research biochemist. Research interests include biochemistry of lens and role of iron in cellular differentiation. Predoctoral fellow United States Public Health Service, 1960-1961, postdoctoral fellow United States Public Health Service, 1961-1963, senior postdoctoral fellow United States Public Health Service, 1969-1970.

Background

  • Azari, Parviz was born on February 3, 1930 in Baku, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Came to the United States, 1948. Son of Reza and Zina Azari.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Biochemistry, University California, Berkeley, 1955. Master of Science in Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, University Nebraska, 1961.

    Career

    • Teaching assistant University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1957-1958, research assistant, 1958-1961. Assistant professor biochemistry Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1962067, associate professor, 1967-1975, professor, since 1975.

    Major achievements

    • Research interests include biochemistry of lens and role of iron in cellular differentiation.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists, Association Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Harriet Ann Coates. Children: Aaron, Nina, Katerine, Doran, Victoria.
    • father: Reza Azari
    • mother: Zina Azari
    • spouse: Harriet Ann Coates
    • children: Aaron Azari
    • Nina Azari
    • Katerine Azari
    • Doran Azari
    • Victoria Azari
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    • 1955
      University California
    • 1958
      University Nebraska
    • 1961
      University Nebraska
    • 1957 - 1958
      Teaching assistant, University Nebraska
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1962 - 1967
      assistant, professor biochemistry Colorado State University
      Fort Collins, Colorado, United States