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Todd Mervyn Schuster

Todd Mervyn Schuster, American biophysics educator, biotechnology company executive. United States Public Health Service fellow, 1959-1963, 63-66. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Biophysics Society, Protein Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Virology.

Background

  • Schuster, Todd Mervyn was born on June 27, 1933 in Minneapolis. Son of David Theodore and Ann (Kaluser) Schuster.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1958. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington University, 1963.

    Career

    • Research associate Max Planck Institute Physical Chemistry, Goettingen, West Germany, 1963-1966. Assistant professor State University of New York-Buffalo, 1966-1970. Associate professor University Connecticut, Storrs, 1970-1975, professor biochemistry, biophysics, 1975-1998, professor emeritus, from 1998, department head, 1977-1981, director Biotechnology Center, 1986-1990.

      President, founder Xenogen Inc., 1986-1990. Visiting professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1975, University Peking, People's Republic of China, 1987. McCollum-Pratt visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1979-1980.

      Member National Institutes of Health grant review panels, biophysics and biophysics chemistry panel, 1971-1975, biomedical science postdoctoral fellowship panel, 1976, Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Panel, 1977. Member biological instrumentation rev panel National Science Foundation, 1984-1990, biological facilities, 1987-1990, science and technical centers, 1988-1990. Member Bulletin Board System advisory council National Science Foundation, 1989-1992.

      Chairman advisory committee National Cell Culture Center, since 1990. Program director National Analytical Untracentri Fugation Facility, 1987-1998.

    Works

    • Contributor research articles on rapid reaction kinetics, biopolymers, hemeprotein structure and function, virus structure and assembly to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Biophysics Society, Protein Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Virology.

    Connections

    • Married Nancy Joanne Barnes, January 25, 1958. 1 child, Lela Alexa.
    • father: David Theodore Schuster
    • mother: Ann (Kaluser) Schuster
    • spouse: Nancy Joanne Barnes
    • child: Lela Alexa Schuster
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    Born June 27, 1933
    Died November 20, 2000
    (aged 67)
    Nationality
    • 1958
      Wayne State University
    • 1960
      Wayne State University
    • 1963
      Washington University
    • 1963 - 1966
      Research associate, Max Planck Institute Physical Chemistry
    • 1966 - 1970
      assistant, professor State University of New York-Buffalo
    • 1970 - 1975
      associate, professor University Connecticut
    • 1986 - 1990
      president
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