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David Frank Hastings

David Frank Hastings, American biophysicist, educator.


  • Hastings, David Frank was born on December 25, 1945 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Frank Willard and Frances Smiley (Jones) Hastings.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, Duke University, 1975.


    • Research technician Duke Marine Laboratory, Beaufort, North Carolina, 1969—1972, visiting research scientist, 1981. Research associate University Aarhus, Denmark, 1975—1976. With, department biochemistry Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1976—1977, assistant medical research professor, medical center, since 1985.

      Whitehead Medical Research Institute, 1977—1978. Assistant professor University South Dakota School Medicine, Vermillion, 1978—1985.


    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, oastmasters (president Vermillion chapter 1981-1982, sec 1982-1983), American Friends Service Committee (member executive committee North Central Region since 1983), South Dakota Academy of Sciences, New York. Academy of Sciences, American Physiological Society, Biophysics Society, Sigma Xi (president University South Dakota chapter 1984-1985).



    Canoeing, bicycling, hiking, running.


    • Married Martha Jean Oliphant, May 4, 1968. Children: Brian, Alexander, Petter.
    • father: Frank Willard Hastings
    • mother: Frances Smiley (Jones) Hastings
    • spouse: Martha Jean Oliphant
    • children: Brian Hastings
    • Alexander Hastings
    • Petter Hastings
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    Born December 25, 1945
    (age 71)
    • 1968
      Swarthmore College
    • 1975
      Duke University
    • 1969 - 1972
      Research technician Duke Marine Laboratory
      Beaufort, South Carolina, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      research associate, University Aarhus
    • 1977 - 1978
      Whitehead, Medical Research Institute
    • 1978 - 1985
      assistant, professor University South Dakota School Medicine
      Vermillion, South Dakota, United States
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