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Nathan Nelson

Nathan Nelson, Israeli biochemist. Achievements include research in structure of photosystem I reaction center, structure and function of H+-ATPase molecular biology of membrane complexes.

Background

  • Nelson, Nathan was born on January 1, 1938 in Avihall, Israel. Came to the United States, 1985. Son of Moshe and Genia (Helefant) Nelson.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Plant Biochemistry, Tel Aviv (Israel) University, 1970.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow in biochemistry Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1970-1972. Senior lecturer department biology Technion, Haifa, Israel, 1972-1977, associate professor Israel, 1977-1980, professor biology Israel, 1980-1985. Member department biochemistry Roche Institute Molecular Biology, Nutley, New Jersey, 1986-1987, head biochemistry laboratory, 1986-1995.

      Professor department biochemistry Tel Aviv University, Israel, since 1995.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in structure of photosystem I reaction center, structure and function of H+-ATPase molecular biology of membrane complexes.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Plant Physiologists, Biophysics Society, American Society Cell Biology Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, International Society for Neurochemistry, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Hannah Nelson, October 12, 1964. Children: Lee-Bath, Nirith, Ben.
    • father: Moshe Nelson
    • mother: Genia (Helefant) Nelson
    • spouse: Hannah Nelson
    • children: Lee-Bath Nelson
    • Nirith Nelson
    • Ben Nelson
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    Born January 1, 1938
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    • 1970
      Tel Aviv (Israel) University
    • 1970 - 1972
      Postdoctoral fellow, in biochemistry Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
    • 1972 - 1977
      senior, lecturer department biology Technion
      Haifa, Hefa, Israel
    • 1986 - 1987
      member, department biochemistry Roche Institute Molecular Biology
      Nutley, New Jersey, United States
    • 1995
      professor, department biochemistry Tel Aviv University
      Israel