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Ana Jonas

Ana Jonas, Lithuanian biochemistry educator, researcher, consultant. Research grantee National Institutes of Health, since 1973. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society, American Heart Association (fellow council on arteriosclerosis, consultant Dallas since 1985, research grantee 1973-1994), Alpha Chi Sigma.

Background

  • Jonas, Ana was born on November 24, 1943 in Rokiskis, Luthuania. Came to the United States, 1962. Daughter of Antanas and Stefania (Paalksnis) Masiulis.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University Illinois, Chicago, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University Illinois, 1970.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organization Max Planck Institute, Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1973. Postdoctoral trainee University Illinois, Urbana, 1970-1972, assistant professor biochemistry, 1974, associate professor biochemistry, 1979, professor, since 1984. Fogarty fellow National Center for Science Research, Orleans, France, 1981.

      Consultant National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1980-1991. Member advisory board Journal Lipid Research, since 1990. Chairman Gordon Research Conference Lipid Metabolism, Meriden, New Hampshire, 1990.

      Speaker in field.

    Works

    • Author: Companion to Stryers' Biochemistry, 1990, second edition, 1995. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society, American Heart Association (fellow council on arteriosclerosis, consultant Dallas since 1985, research grantee 1973-1994), Alpha Chi Sigma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, hiking, bird watching.

    Connections

    • Married Jiri Jonas, June 1, 1968.
    • father: Antanas Masiulis
    • mother: Stefania (Paalksnis) Masiulis
    • spouse: Jiri Jonas
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    Born November 24, 1943
    (age 73)
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    • 1966
      University Illinois
    • 1970
      University Illinois
    • 1970 - 1972
      postdoctoral trainee, University Illinois
      Urbana, Illinois, United States
    • 1973
      Postdoctoral fellow, North Atlantic Treaty Organization Max Planck Institute
      Heidelberg, Victoria, Australia
    • 1981
      Fogarty fellow, National Center Science Research
      Orleans, Michigan, United States

    Award