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Alan Jere Solo

Alan Jere Solo, American medicinal chemistry educator, consultant. Achievements include synthesis and structure-activity correlation of steroid hormone analogs and of calcium channel antagonists of the Dihydropyridine type. Predoctoral fellow National Science Foundation, 1955-1956, National Institutes of Health, 1957-1958. Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Solo, Alan Jere was born on November 7, 1933 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of David H. and Marion J. (Gottschall) Solo.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1955. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1959.

    Career

    • Research associate Rockefeller University, New York City, 1958-1962. Assistant professor medical chemistry State University of New York, Buffalo, 1962-1965, associate professor, 1965-1970, director graduate studies medical chemistry, 1967-1969, chairman medical chemistry, since 1969, professor, chairman, since 1970. Consultant Westwood Pharmaceuticals Inc., Buffalo, 1971-1992.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include synthesis and structure-activity correlation of steroid hormone analogs and of calcium channel antagonists of the Dihydropyridine type.

    Membership

    Member American Chemical Society, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Elma Mardirosian, October 5, 1963. Children: David Matthew, Julia Annual.
    • father: David H. Solo
    • mother: Marion J. (Gottschall) Solo
    • spouse: Elma Mardirosian
    • children: David Matthew Solo
    • Julia Annual Solo
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    Nationality
    • 1955
      Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • 1956
      Columbia University
    • 1959
      Columbia University
    • 1958 - 1962
      Research associate, Rockefeller University
    • 1962 - 1965
      assistant, professor medical chemistry State University of New York
      Buffalo, New York, United States
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