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Richard Emil Pagano

Richard Emil Pagano, American cell biologist. Achievements include research on lipid traffic in animal cells, lipid biochemistry; liposomes, fluorescence methods. National Institutes of Health grantee, since 1979.

Background

  • Pagano, Richard Emil was born on June 13, 1944 in New York City. Son of Emil and Annette (Abramson) Pagano.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Johns Hopkins University, 1965. Postgraduate, Johns Hopkins University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Virginia, 1968.

    Career

    • Staff fellow United States Public Health Service-National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1968-1970. Postdoctoral fellow Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1970-1972. Member staff Carnegie Institute Washington, Baltimore, 1972-1994.

      Professor biochemistry and molecular biology Mayo Clinic and Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota, since 1994. Part-time professor biology Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1982-1994, biophysics department, 1984-1994. Member editorial board Journal Lipid Research, 1983-1985, Journal Liposome Research, 1986-1992, Trends in Cell Biology, since 1991, Traffic, since 1999.

      Member cell biology study group section National Science Foundation, 1977-1979. Visiting scientist University Sheffield, United Kingdom, 1972. Joseph Meyerhoff visiting professor Weizmann Institute of Science, 1983.

      Lecturer in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research on lipid traffic in animal cells, lipid biochemistry. Liposomes, fluorescence methods.

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Cell Biology, Biophysics Society (chairman membrane biophysics subgroup 1978-1979, chairman Cole award selection committee 1979-1980).

    Connections

    • Married Beverly Kay Schreck, June 14, 1966. Children: Rachel, Rebekah, Rhoda.
    • father: Emil Pagano
    • mother: Annette (Abramson) Pagano
    • spouse: Beverly Kay Schreck
    • children: Rachel Pagano
    • Rebekah Pagano
    • Rhoda Pagano
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    Born June 13, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1966
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1968
      University Virginia
    • 1968 - 1970
      Staff fellow, United States Public Health Service-National Institutes of Health
      Bethesda, Maryland, United States
    • 1970 - 1972
      postdoctoral fellow, Weizmann Institute Science
      Rehovot, HaMerkaz, Israel
    • 1972 - 1994
      member, staff Carnegie Institute Washington
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
    • 1994
      professor, biochemistry and molecular biology Mayo Clinic and Foundation
      Rochester, New York, United States

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