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William Frederick Zimmerman

William Frederick Zimmerman, American biology educator. Recipient research grants National Science Foundation, 1966-1969, National Eye Inst, since 1969. Member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.


  • Zimmerman, William Frederick was born on July 7, 1938 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Jane Cameron (Slaymaker) Zimmerman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Princeton University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy in Biology, Princeton University, 1966. Master of Science (honorary), Amherst College, 1980.


    • Assistant professor Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1966-1972, associate professor, 1972-1979, professor, since 1979. Referee for National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health.


    • Contributor articles on circadian rhythms, biochemistry of visual cells to professional journals, since 1966.


    Member Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology.



    Diving, fishing.


    • Married Michele Elizabeth Masson de Fernig, March 29, 1963. Children: Michael, Patricia.
    • father: Jane Cameron (Slaymaker) Z. Zimmerman
    • spouse: Michele Elizabeth Masson de Fernig
    • children: Michael Zimmerman
    • Patricia Zimmerman
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    • 1960
      Princeton University
    • 1966
      Princeton University
    • 1980
      Amherst College