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Anatol Markovitch Zhabotinsky

Anatol Markovitch Zhabotinsky, Russian biophysicist, educator. Achievements include discovery of Belousov-Zhabotinsky class of oscillating chemical reactions; discovery of periodic chemical waves in homogeneous systems. Recipient Lenin prize, 1980. Member of American Chemical Society.

Background

  • Zhabotinsky, Anatol Markovitch was born on January 17, 1938 in Moscow, Russia. Arrived in the United States, 1991.

  • Education

    • Master of Science in Physics, Moscow State University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Institute Biophysics Moscow, 1965. Doctor of Science in Biophysics, Institute Biophysics Puschino, 1971.

    Career

    • Research associate Institute Oncology, Moscow, 1961—1962. Graduate research associate Institute Biophysics, 1962—1965, research associate Puschino, Russia, 1965—1968, senior research associate, 1968—1973. Laboratory head Institute Biological Testing of Chemical Compounds, Kupavna, Russia, 1973—1989, National Science Center of Hematology, Moscow, 1989—1991.

      Senior research associate Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1991—1992, senior scientist, 1992—1994, adjunct professor chemistry, 1994—2002, professor chemistry, since 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of Belousov-Zhabotinsky class of oscillating chemical reactions. Discovery of periodic chemical waves in homogeneous systems.

    Works

    • Contributor scientific papers on chemical oscillations, waves to science journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Chemical Society.
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    Born January 17, 1938
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    • 1961
      Moscow State University
    • 1965
      Institute Biophysics Moscow
    • 1971
      Institute Biophysics Puschino
    • 1961 - 1962
      Research associate, Institute Oncology
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1965 - 1968
      graduate research associate, Institute Biophysics
      Russia, Ohio, United States
    • 1973 - 1989
      laboratory head, Institute Biological Testing of Chemical Compounds
      Kupavna, Moskva, Russian Federation
    • 1989 - 1991
      laboratory head, Institute Biological Testing of Chemical Compounds
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      senior, research associate Brandeis University
      Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
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