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Ada Levy Olins

Ada Levy Olins, Israeli cell biologist. Member American Society for Cell Biology (council 1984-1986, constitution and bylaws committee 1983-1986, chairperson 1985-1986, minority affairs committee 1985-1993, chairperson 1986, E.B. Wilson Award committee), Electron Microscop Society of America (program committee 1986).

Background

  • Olins, Ada Levy was born on March 5, 1938 in Tel-Aviv. Came to the United States, 1946. Daughter of Fred Simon and Hilda Pauline (Jacobson) Levy.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1960. AM, Harvard University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1965.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Dartmouth Medical School, 1965-1967. Consultant biology division Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1967-1977. Guest investigator, biophysics department King's College, London, 1970-1971.

      Research associate, lecturer University Tennessee-Oak Ridge Graduate School of biomedical Sciences, 1975-1977, research assistant professor, 1977-1980, research associate professor, 1980-1982, research professor, 1982-1998. Senior research scientist, director Nuclar Structure Laboratory, Foundation for Blood Research, Scarborough, Maine, since 1998. Forscheimer visiting professor Hebrew University, 1994.

      Visiting professor German Cancer Research Center, Heidelberg, 1979-1980. Visiting scientist Pasteur Institute, Paris, 1987, Max Planck Institute, Goettingen, 1987. Honorary professor Northeast Normal University, China, 1988.

      Member scannint transmission electron microscopy advisory committee Brookhaven National Laboratory, since 1995. Member advisory committee biological microscopy and image reconstruction resource, Albany, since 1996. Member cell biology program review panel National Science Foundation, 1990-1995, member oversight committee division cellular Biosciences, 1985.

      Member faculty senate University Tennessee.

    Works

    • Co-editor European Journal of Cell Biology, 1982-1986, Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, 1982-1985.

    Membership

    Member American Society for Cell Biology (council 1984-1986, constitution and bylaws committee 1983-1986, chairperson 1985-1986, minority affairs committee 1985-1993, chairperson 1986, E.B. Wilson Award committee), Electron Microscop Society of America (program committee 1986).

    Connections

    • Married Donald Edward olins, July 2, 1961. Children: Joshua Daniel, Barak Levi.
    • father: Fred Simon Levy
    • mother: Hilda Pauline (Jacobson) Levy
    • spouse: Donald Edward olins
    • children: Joshua Daniel Olins
    • Barak Levi Olins
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    Born March 5, 1938
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    • 1960
      City College of New York
    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1965
      New York University
    • 1965 - 1967
      Postdoctoral fellow, Dartmouth Medical School
    • 1967 - 1977
      consultant, biology division Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • 1970 - 1971
      guest investigator
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1998
      senior, Nuclar Structure Laboratory
      Scarborough, Maine, United States
    • 1998
      director, Nuclar Structure Laboratory
      Scarborough, Maine, United States
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