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Steven Bernard Oppenheimer

Steven Bernard Oppenheimer, American biology professor. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society Cell Biology, Society Development Biology, American Cancer Society (board directors San Fernando Valley chapter 1985-1989, Public Education award 1985, grantee 1977-1986), Sigma Xi (Distinguished Research award 1984), Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

  • Oppenheimer, Steven Bernard was born on March 23, 1944 in Brooklyn. Son of Hugo and Irma (Schellenberg) Oppenheimer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science magna cum laude, Brooklyn College, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1969.

    Career

    • American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow University California, San Diego, 1969-1971. Assistant professor biology California State University, Northridge, 1971-1974, associate professor, 1974-1977, professor, since 1977, director School of Science and Mathematics Center for Cancer and Development Biology. Panel member National Science Foundation, 1985, 2007, National Institutes of Health, 1987, 94, 96, 97.

      Consultant Northridge Hospital, 1984-1992. Participating fellow Consortium for Functional Glycomics, since 2006.

    Works

    • Introduction to Embryonic Development (3rd Edition)
    • Ideal for those with little or no background in genetics and cellular or developmental biology, this exploration of embryology and the molecular aspects of development explains each concept from first principles.
    • Introduction to Embryonic Development
    • Ideal for those with little or no background in genetics and cellular or developmental biology, this exploration of embryology and the molecular aspects of development explains each concept from first principles.
    • A Concise Public Speaking Handbook (4th Edition)
    • Offers an audience-centered approach to public speaking A Concise Public Speaking Handbook integrates the steps of preparing and delivering a speech with the ongoing process of considering the audience.
    • A Concise Public Speaking Handbook (4th Edition)
    • Offers an audience-centered approach to public speaking A Concise Public Speaking Handbook integrates the steps of preparing and delivering a speech with the ongoing process of considering the audience.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society Cell Biology, Society Development Biology, American Cancer Society (board directors San Fernando Valley chapter 1985-1989, Public Education award 1985, grantee 1977-1986), Sigma Xi (Distinguished Research award 1984), Phi Kappa Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Roberta Weisenberg, May 23, 1971. 1 child, Mark.
    • father: Hugo Oppenheimer
    • mother: Irma (Schellenberg) Oppenheimer
    • spouse: Carolyn Roberta Weisenberg
    • child: Mark Oppenheimer
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    Born March 23, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1965
      Brooklyn College
    • 1969
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1969 - 1971
      American Cancer Society postdoctoral fellow, University California
      San Diego, California, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      assistant, professor biology California State University
      Northridge, California, United States