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Claudia Marie Kent

Claudia Marie Kent, American biochemist, educator. Grantee Muscular Dystrophy Association, American Cancer Society, National Institutes of Health. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (secretary 1998-2000).


  • Kent, Claudia Marie was born on October 6, 1945 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Raymond Patrick and Claudia Patricia Kent.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1972.


    • Postdoctoral fellow Washington University, St. Louis, 1972-1975. Assistant professor biochemistry Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1975-1980, associate professor, 1980-1985, professor, 1985-1991. Professor biochemistry University Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1991.

      Member science advisory committee on biochemistry American Cancer Society. Member board science counselors National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1992-1997.


    • Associate editor Journal Biological Chemistry, since 1994. Contributor more than 60 articles to professional journals.


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (secretary 1998-2000).


    • Married Jack Edward Dixon, July 25, 1981. Children: Sarah, Jesse.
    • father: Raymond Patrick
    • mother: Claudia Patricia Kent
    • spouse: Jack Edward Dixon
    • children: Sarah Kent
    • Jesse Kent
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    Born October 6, 1945
    (age 72)
    • 1967
      St. Mary's College
    • 1972
      Johns Hopkins University
    • 1972 - 1975
      Postdoctoral fellow, Washington University
    • 1975 - 1980
      assistant, professor biochemistry Purdue University
      West Lafayette, Indiana, United States
    • 1991
      professor, biochemistry University Michigan
      Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States