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John Harvey Postlethwait

John Harvey Postlethwait, American biologist, educator. Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science; member: Society Development Biology, Genetics Society of America.

Background

  • Postlethwait, John Harvey was born on July 15, 1944 in Kittery, Maine, United States. Son of Samuel Noel and Sara Madeline (Cover) Postlethwait.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Purdue University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Case Western Reserve University, 1970. Postdoctoral student, Harvard University, 1971.

    Career

    • Assistant professor biology University Oregon, Eugene, 1971—1977, associate professor, 1977—1981, professor, since 1981. Visiting scientist Austrian Academy, Saltzburg, France, 1978, National Center for Science Research, Strasbourg, 1983, Imperial Cancer Research Fund, Oxford, England, 1990.

    Membership

    Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member: Society Development Biology, Genetics Society of America.

    Connections

    • father: Samuel Noel Postlethwait
    • mother: Sara Madeline (Cover) Postlethwait
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    Born July 15, 1944
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Purdue University
    • 1970
      Case Western Reserve University
    • 1971
      Harvard University
    • 1971 - 1977
      Assistant, professor biology University Oregon
      Eugene, Oregon, United States