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Paul Wilson Todd

Paul Wilson Todd, American biophysicist, educator. Radiological Physics fellow Atomic Energy Commission, 1959, Eleanor Roosevelt fellow American Cancer Society, 1967, Fogarty International fellow National Institutes of Health, Moscow, 1979, Yamagiwa-Yoshida fellow International Union Against Cancer, Sweden, 1979, Research and Development 100 award, 1990, Technology Briefs Recognition award National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1996.


  • Todd, Paul Wilson was born on June 15, 1936 in Bangor, Maine, United States. Son of Albert Clayton and Sylvia May (Preble) Todd.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, 1959. Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1959. Master of Science, University Rochester, 1960.

      Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1964.


    • Lecturer University California, Berkeley, 1964-1966. Assistant professor Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1966-1972, associate professor, 1972-1977, chairman genetics program, 1974-1979, professor, 1977-1986. Director Bioprocessing & Pharmaceutical Research Center, Philadelphia, 1984-1987.

      Physicist National Institute Standards and Technology, Boulder, Colorado, 1988-1991. Adjunct professor University Colorado, 1990-1991, research professor, since 1991, associate director BioServe Space Technology Research Center, since 1994.


    • Co-editor: Space Radiation Biology, 1973, Frontiers in Bioprocessing, 1989, II, 1991, III, 1995, Gravity and the Cell, 1991, Cell Separation Science and Technology, 1991. Contributor articles to professional journals. Inventor in field.


    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, American Chemical Society, Electrophoresis Society (associate editor 1986-1992), Cell Kinetics Society, Radiation Research Society (associate editor 1975-1979), Society for Analytical Cytology (associate editor 1979-1988), American Society for Gravational and Space Biology (council 1988-1991, editorial board since 1992), Tissue Culture Association, American Society Engineering Education, Committee on Space Research.


    • Married Judith Stow Blackmer, June 16, 1957. Children: Kevin, Dana, Trevor, Andrea.
    • father: Albert Clayton Todd
    • mother: Sylvia May (Preble) Todd
    • spouse: Judith Stow Blackmer
    • children: Kevin Todd
    • Dana Todd
    • Trevor Todd
    • Andrea Todd
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    Born June 15, 1936
    • 1959
      Bowdoin College
    • 1959
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1960
      University Rochester
    • 1964
      University California
    • 1964 - 1966
      Lecturer, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1966 - 1972
      assistant, professor Pennsylvania State University
      University Park, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      director, Bioprocessing & Pharmaceutical Research Center
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1988 - 1991
      physicist, National Institute Standards and Technology
      Boulder, Colorado, United States
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