Denomination: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Richard Grant Jensen, American biochemist, educator. Achievements include research on carbon metabolism during photsynthesis, plant metabolism, properties of ribulose bisphosphate carboxylase/oxygenase for Carbon dioxide fixation, regulation of photosynthesis, sugar metabolism and its perturbations, resistance of plant growth to water stress. Member American Society Plant Physiologists, American Society Biological Chemists.
Kettering predoctoral fellow C.F. Kettering Research Laboratory, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1963-1965. United States Public Health Service postdoctoral fellow chemical biodynamics laboratory University California, Berkeley, 1965-1967. Assistant professor chemistry University Arizona, Tucson, 1967-1972, associate professor chemistry, 1972-1978, professor plant science and biochemistry, 1979-1997, retired, 1997.
Visiting professor chemistry Technology University Munich, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1975. Program director photosynthesis program USDA/SEA, Washington, 1981. Member editorial board Plant Physiology Journal, 1981-1992.
Chairman Gordon Research Conference, New London, New Hampshire, 1990.
1963 - 1965
1965 - 1967
1967 - 1972