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Myra Berman Kurtz

Myra Berman Kurtz, American microbiologist. Delaware Democratic National Convention, Miami, Florida, 1970. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology.

Background

  • Kurtz, Myra Berman was born on July 20, 1945 in New York City. Daughter of Milton Robert and Shirley Berman.

  • Education

    • AB, Goucher College, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1971.

    Career

    • Research associate State University of New York, Albany, 1971-1972. Associate professor microbiology Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos, Brazil, 1972-1974. Research associate Waksman Institute Microbiology, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1975-1976, assistant research professor, 1976-1982.

      Senior research scientist E.R. Squibb & Sons, Princeton, 1982-1987. Senior research fellow Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, 1987-1989, director, 1989-1995, senior director, from 1995. Reviewer various journals and granting organizations.

      Chairman Gordon Research Conference, 1992.

    Works

    • Editor: Genetics of Candida. Associate editor: Expl. Mycology Journal (name changed to Fungal Genetics & Biology 1996), 1988-2001.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Delaware Democratic National Convention, Miami, Florida, 1970. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Microbiology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Cross country skiing, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Stuart Jacob Kurtz, August 16, 1970. 1 child, Rachel Linda.
    • father: Milton Robert
    • mother: Shirley Berman
    • spouse: Stuart Jacob Kurtz
    • child: Rachel Linda Kurtz
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    Born July 20, 1945
    Died November 1, 2005
    (aged 60)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Goucher College
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1971 - 1972
      Research associate, State University of New York
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1972 - 1974
      associate, professor microbiology Universidade Federal de Sao Carlos
      Brazil
    • 1975 - 1976
      research associate, Waksman Institute Microbiology
      Piscataway, New Jersey, United States
    • 1982 - 1987
      senior, research scientist E.R. Squibb & Sons
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      senior, research fellow Merck Research Laboratories
      Rahway, New Jersey, United States
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