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Joel Leonard Sussman

Joel Leonard Sussman, American biology professor. Named Honorary Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2000; recipient Science Conference Outstanding Research award, Israel Academy of Sciences, 1979, United States Army, 1991, Samuel and Paula Elkeles prize, Jewish National Fund, 2005. Member of European Molecular Biology Organization.

Background

  • Sussman, Joel Leonard was born on September 24, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Arrived in Israel, 1976. Son of Harry and Ida A. Sussman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Math & Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1972.

    Career

    • Post doctoral fellow Medical School Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1972—1976. From senior scientist to professor Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1976—1992, professor, since 1992, director Israel Structural Proteomics Center, 2002. Head protein data bank Brookhaven National Laboratory, Upton, New York, 1994—1999.

    Membership

    Member of European Molecular Biology Organization.

    Connections

    • Married Haya K. Kandel, June 21, 1973. Children: Ehud Z., Daphna Z., Shai H.
    • father: Harry Sussman
    • mother: Ida A. Sussman
    • spouse: Haya K. Kandel
    • children: Ehud Z. Sussman
    • Daphna Z. Sussman
    • Shai H. Sussman
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    Born September 24, 1943
    (age 74)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Cornell University
    • 1972
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1972 - 1976
      Post doctoral fellow, Medical School Duke University
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1976 - 1992
      from senior, scientist to professor Weizmann Institute Science
      Rehovot, HaMerkaz, Israel
    • 1994 - 1999
      head, protein data bank Brookhaven National Laboratory
      Upton, New York, United States