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Jim Daniel Karam

Jim Daniel Karam, American biochemistry educator. Recipient Postdoctoral fellowship United States Public Health Service-National Institute General Medical Sciences, 1965-1967, Research Career Development award, 1974-1979, National Institutes of Health grantee, 1971-1998, National Science Foundation grantee, 1988-1993. Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Genetics Society of America.

Background

  • Karam, Jim Daniel was born on January 31, 1938 in Kumasi, Ghana. Came to the United States, 1960.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Biology, American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University North Carolina, 1965.

    Career

    • Research assistant biochemistry American University Beirut, 1959-1960. Predoctoral trainee in genetics University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1961-1965. Postdoctoral fellow Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1965-1967.

      Research assistant professor genetics and cell biology section University Connecticut, Storrs, 1967-1968. Research associate and associate division genetics Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Research, New York, 1968-1971. From associate professor to professor biochemistry Medical University South Carolina, Charleston, 1971-1991.

      Professor, chairman department biochemistry School of Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, since 1991. Member advisory committee National Science Foundation, Washington, 1982-1985, 89, 90, National Institutes of Health, 1980, 81, 85, 89, 92, National Research Council, 1992.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Genetics Society of America.

    Connections

    • Married Betty Hoffman. 1 child, Giselle.
    • spouse: Betty Hoffman
    • child: Giselle Karam
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    Born January 31, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1958
      American University Beirut
    • 1965
      University North Carolina
    • 1959 - 1960
      Research assistant, biochemistry American University Beirut
    • 1961 - 1965
      predoctoral trainee, in genetics University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
    • 1965 - 1967
      postdoctoral fellow, Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory
    • 1967 - 1968
      research assistant, professor genetics and cell biology section University Connecticut
    • 1968 - 1971
      research associate, and associate division genetics Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Research
      New York, United States
    • 1971 - 1991
      from associate, professor to professor biochemistry Medical University South Carolina
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    • 1991
      professor, department biochemistry School of Medicine
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1991
      chairman, department biochemistry School of Medicine
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
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