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Judith Medoff

Judith Medoff, American developmental biologist, researcher, educator. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1979-1981, 79-90, 90-92; recipient summer research award St. Louis University, 1993.

Background

  • Medoff, Judith was born on October 8, 1938 in New York City. Daughter of Nathan and Ruth (Rosenfeld) Zuckerman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Barnard College, 1960. Master of Science, Washington University, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, Brandeis University, 1966.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1966-1968, medicine instructor, 1968-1969. Assistant professor biology Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1969-1970, Washington University, St. Louis, 1970-1972, anatomy instructor, 1972-1973. Assistant professor St. Louis University, 1973-1977, associate professor, 1977-1986, professor biology, since 1986.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals including Developmental Biology, Journal Cell Biology, among others.

    Membership

    Trustee St. Louis Academy of Sciences, since 1998. Member scholarship award jury Monsanto Science Fair, 1979-1986. Member American Association of University Professors (secretary treasurer, executive committee St. Louis University chapter 1987-1991, prse.

    1983-1984, executive committee 1980-1994), American Society for Cell Biology, American Society for Microbiology (nominating committee for president 1989-1989, alternate councilor division genetics and molecular biology 1986-1988), Society for Developmental Biology, Association for Women in Science, Sigma Xi (admissions committee St. Louis University chapter 1975-1984, president 1986-1987).

    Connections

    • Married Gerald Medoff, September 4, 1960. Children: Benjamin David, Nathaniel.
    • father: Nathan Zuckerman
    • mother: Ruth (Rosenfeld) Zuckerman
    • spouse: Gerald Medoff
    • children: Benjamin David Medoff
    • Nathaniel Medoff
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    Born October 8, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      Barnard College
    • 1962
      Washington University
    • 1966
      Brandeis University
    • 1966 - 1968
      Postdoctoral fellow, Harvard Medical School
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1969 - 1970
      assistant, professor biology Wellesley (Massachusetts) College
    • 1970 - 1972
      assistant, professor biology Wellesley (Massachusetts) College
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