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Jon Claiborne Nixon

Jon Claiborne Nixon, American biochemist. Member American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biophysics Society, Society In Vitro Biology, Wound Healing Society.

Background

  • Nixon, Jon Claiborne was born on August 4, 1944 in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, United States. Son of Claiborne Merrell and Hilda Louise (Beech) Nixon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Lenoir Rhine College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Houston, 1972.

    Career

    • Research associate Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1972-1973. Senior research scientist Burroughs Wellcome Research Laboratories, Research Triangle Park, 1973-1981. Project director, senior biochemist Linus Pauling Institute, Palo Alto, California, 1981-1983.

      Senior project scientist Northrop-National Standard Instructor, Research Triangle Park, 1983-1985. Research director Institute for Molecular Biology, Boston, 1985-1987. Senior associate CBR-Harvard Medical School, 1985-1989.

      Principal scientist Alcon Laboratories, Inc., Fort Worth, 1989-1992, assistant director, since 1993. Consultant National Institute Environmental Health Sciences, Research Triangle Park, since 1988.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Contributing author: Purine and Pteridine Metabolism. Cancer Research: Biochemistry of Wound Healing.

    Membership

    Member American Association Cancer Research, American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Biophysics Society, Society In Vitro Biology, Wound Healing Society.

    Connections

    • Married Mary A. Fritz, November 10, 1963 (divorced January 1980). Children: Laura Elaine, Catherine Leigh, Andrea Merrell.
    • father: Claiborne Merrell Nixon
    • mother: Hilda Louise (Beech) Nixon
    • spouse: Mary A. Fritz
    • children: Laura Elaine Nixon
    • Catherine Leigh Nixon
    • Andrea Merrell Nixon
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    Born August 4, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Lenoir Rhine College
    • 1972
      University Houston
    • 1972 - 1973
      Research associate, Duke University Medical Center
      Durham, United Kingdom
    • 1973 - 1981
      senior, research scientist Burroughs Wellcome Research Laboratories
    • 1981 - 1983
      project director, biochemist Linus Pauling Institute
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1981 - 1983
      senior, biochemist Linus Pauling Institute
      Palo Alto, California, United States
    • 1983 - 1985
      senior, project scientist Northrop-NSI
    • 1985 - 1987
      research director, Institute for Molecular Biology
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1985 - 1989
      senior, associate CBR-Harvard Medical School
    • 1989 - 1992
      principal scientist, Alcon Laboratories
      Fort Worth, Texas, United States
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