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Elizabeth Wormwood Newcomb

Elizabeth Wormwood Newcomb, American geneticist. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Investigative Pathology.

Background

  • Newcomb, Elizabeth Wormwood was born on July 26, 1944 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Paul Nelson and Ruth Helen (Johnson) Wormwood.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Microbiology/Biochemistry, University Massachusetts, 1966. Master of Science in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Immunology, Cornell University, 1982.

    Career

    • Research assistant Columbia University, New York City, 1966-1969. Faculty research assistant Kansas State University College Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, 1969-1971. Senior research assistant Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1971-1976.

      Predoctoral fellow Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Science, 1976-1982. Associate researcher Sloan-Kettering Institute, 1982-1984. Research associate New York University Medical Center, 1984-1985, research assistant professor, 1985-1988, assistant professor, since 1988.

      Director transgenic mouse research facility New York University, since 1989.

    Works

    • Contributor over 34 papers to professional publications.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Investigative Pathology.

    Connections

    • Married Danforth Newcomb, November 25, 1966. Children: Alexander Reynolds, Thomas Munroe.
    • father: Paul Nelson Wormwood
    • mother: Ruth Helen (Johnson) Wormwood
    • spouse: Danforth Newcomb
    • children: Alexander Reynolds Newcomb
    • Thomas Munroe Newcomb
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    Born July 26, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      University Massachusetts
    • 1971
      Kansas State University
    • 1982
      Cornell University
    • 1966 - 1969
      Research assistant, Columbia University
    • 1969 - 1971
      faculty research assistant, Kansas State University College Veterinary Medicine
      Manhattan, Kansas, United States
    • 1971 - 1976
      senior, research assistant Cornell University Medical College
    • 1976 - 1982
      predoctoral fellow, Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Science
    • 1982 - 1984
      associate, researcher Sloan-Kettering Institute
    • 1989
      director, transgenic mouse research facility New York University
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