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James Hubert Jett

James Hubert Jett, American biophysicist. Achievements include patents for flow cytometry and DNA sequencing; development of analysis techniques for flow cytometry. Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1961-1964. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society for Analytical Cytology (secretary-treasurer 1985-1989, councillor 1982-1985), American Physical Society.

Background

  • Jett, James Hubert was born on November 27, 1938 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Clifton Hubert and Helen (Driscoll) Jett.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University New Mexico, 1960. Master of Science, University New Mexico, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1969.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Los Alamos (New Mexico) National Laboratory, 1969-1971, staff member, 1971-1987, deputy group leader, 1987-1991, program manager cell biology-cytometry, since 1991. Principal investigator, director National Flow Cytometry Resource, since 1992. Consultant in field.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for flow cytometry and DNA sequencing. Development of analysis techniques for flow cytometry.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Navy, 1961-1964. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society for Analytical Cytology (secretary-treasurer 1985-1989, councillor 1982-1985), American Physical Society.

    Connections

    • Married Evangeline Carmen Varela, June 16, 1962. Children: Stephen D., Kathleen M.
    • father: Clifton Hubert Jett
    • mother: Helen (Driscoll) Jett
    • spouse: Evangeline Carmen Varela
    • children: Stephen D. Jett
    • Kathleen M. Jett
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    Nationality
    • 1960
      University New Mexico
    • 1961
      University New Mexico
    • 1969
      University Colorado