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Armand John Fulco

Armand John Fulco, American biochemist. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, International Society for Study of Xenobiotics, Harvard Chemists Association, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Fulco, Armand John was born on April 3, 1932 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Herman J. and Clelia Marie (DeFeo) Fulco.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Physiological Chemistry, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960.

    Career

    • National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow Lipid Laboratories University of California at Los Angeles, 1960—1961. National Institutes of Health research fellow department chemistry Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1961—1963. Biochemist, principal investigator Laboratory Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Biology, University of California at Los Angeles, 1963—1980.

      Assistant professor department biological chemistry David Geffen School Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, 1965—1970, associate professor, 1970—1976, professor, 1976—2003, professor emeritus recalled, 2003, principal investigator laboratory biomedical and environmental science, 1981—1993. Principal investigator laboratory structural biology/molecular medical University of California at Los Angeles-Department of Energy, 1993—1995. Consultant biochemist VA, Los Angeles, 1968-1979.

      Member University of California at Los Angeles Molecular Biology Institute, since 1991. Co-director Lipid-Hormone Core Laboratory, University of California at Los Angeles, 1989-1996. Member Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center University of California at Los Angeles, since 1994.

    Works

    • Author: (with J.F. Mead) The Unsaturated and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids in Health and Disease, 1976. Contributor chapters in books, articles to science journals.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, International Society for Study of Xenobiotics, Harvard Chemists Association, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Virginia Loy Hungerford, June 18, 1955 (divorced July 1985). Children: William James (deceased), Lisa Marie(deceased), Linda Susan, Suzanne Yvonne. Married Doris V.N. Goodman, November 29, 1987.
    • father: Herman J. Fulco
    • mother: Clelia Marie (DeFeo) Fulco
    • spouses: Virginia Loy Hungerford
    • Doris V.N. Goodman
    • children: William James Fulco (deceased)
    • Lisa Marie Fulco (deceased)
    • Linda Susan Fulco
    • Suzanne Yvonne Fulco
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    Nationality
    • 1957
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1960
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1960 - 1961
      National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow, Lipid Laboratories University of California at Los Angeles
    • 1961 - 1963
      National Institutes of Health research fellow, department chemistry Harvard University
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1963 - 1980
      biochemist
    • 1965 - 1970
      assistant, professor department biological chemistry David Geffen School Medicine
    • 1981 - 1993
      assistant, professor department biological chemistry David Geffen School Medicine
    • 1993 - 1995
      principal investigator laboratory structural biology/molecular medical University of California at Los Angeles-Department of Energy
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