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Rodney Elbert Harrington

Rodney Elbert Harrington, American biochemist, educator. National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation grantee, since 1962. Board directors Reno Opera Company, 1973-1977. Member American Chemical Society, American Medical Society, Biophysics Society, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Harrington, Rodney Elbert was born on January 9, 1932 in Mayville, North Dakota, United States. Son of Elbert W. and Marjorie (Mayberry) Harrington.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University South Dakota, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Washington, Seattle, 1960.

    Career

    • Research associate chemist University California-San Diego, La Jolla, 1960-1962. Assistant professor chemistry University Arizona, Tucson, 1962-1964, University California, Davis, 1964-1968, associate professor chemistry, 1968-1972, professor chemistry, 1972. Professor, chairman chemistry department University Nevada, Reno, 1972-1982, professor biochemistry, since 1982.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Board directors Reno Opera Company, 1973-1977. Member American Chemical Society, American Medical Society, Biophysics Society, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Phi Beta Kappa.

    Personality

    Interests

    Music, computer programming, writing.

    Connections

    • Married June 6, 1953 (divorced). Children: Tiffany Anne, Jennifer Ellen. Married Ilga Butefis, January 26, 1979.
    • father: Elbert W. Harrington
    • mother: Marjorie (Mayberry) Harrington
    • spouses: June 6
    • Ilga Butefis
    • children: Tiffany Anne Harrington
    • Jennifer Ellen Harrington
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    Nationality
    • 1953
      University South Dakota
    • 1960
      University Washington
    • 1960 - 1962
      Research associate, chemist University California-San Diego
      La Jolla, California, United States
    • 1962 - 1964
      assistant, professor chemistry University Arizona
      Tucson, Arizona, United States
    • 1964 - 1968
      assistant, professor chemistry University Arizona
      Davis, West Virginia, United States
    • 1972 - 1982
      professor, chemistry department University Nevada
      Reno, Nevada, United States
    • 1972 - 1982
      chairman, chemistry department University Nevada
      Reno, Nevada, United States
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