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Jane Liu Jernow

Jane Liu Jernow, American pharmaceutical chemist, pharmaceutical manager. National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1963-1965; recipient Tribute to Women in Industry award, New Jersey, 1982, Transfer of Know How Technical award United Nations, New York City, 1985.


  • Jernow, Jane Liu was born on July 1, 1938 in Shangai, Peoples Republic China. Daughter of Henry Liu and Shan Yao.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Illinois, 1958. Master of Science, University Illinois, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1963.


    • Scientist Sterling Winthrop Research Institute, Rensselaer, New York, 1968-1969. Program director National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1986-1989. Manager Hoffmann-LaRoche Inc., Nutley, New Jersey, since 1971.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Association Women in Science, Sigma Xi, Phi Tau Phi.



    Photography, art.


    • Married Stanley Kenneth Jernow, December 12, 1965. 1 child, Allison.
    • father: Henry Liu
    • mother: Shan Yao
    • spouse: Stanley Kenneth Jernow
    • child: Allison Jernow
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    • 1958
      University Illinois
    • 1961
      University Illinois
    • 1963
      Pennsylvania State University
    • 1968 - 1969
      Scientist, Sterling Winthrop Research Institute
      Rensselaer, New York, United States
    • 1971
      manager, Hoffmann-LaRoche Incorporated
      Nutley, New Jersey, United States
    • 1986 - 1989
      program director, National Academy of Sciences
      Washington, United States