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Stuart Alan Newman

Stuart Alan Newman, American biology educator. Achievements include proposal of fibronectin prepattern model for vertebrate limb development, of generic/genetic interplay in developmental and evolutionary processes; discovery of matrix-driven translocation, of precartilage cAMP responsive nuclear protein, of structural basis of heparin-fibronectin interaction.

Background

  • Newman, Stuart Alan was born on April 4, 1945 in New York City. Son of Seymour and Pearl (Bloomowitz) Newman.

  • Education

    • AB, Columbia University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1970.

    Career

    • Instructor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1973-1975. Assistant professor State University of New York, Albany, 1975-1979. Associate professor New York Medical College, Valhalla, 1979-1984, professor, since 1984.

      Visiting scientist Centre Energie Atomique, France, 1992. Member editorial board Journal Bioscience, Bangalore, since 1991.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include proposal of fibronectin prepattern model for vertebrate limb development, of generic/genetic interplay in developmental and evolutionary processes. Discovery of matrix-driven translocation, of precartilage cAMP responsive nuclear protein, of structural basis of heparin-fibronectin interaction.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Council for Responsible Genetics (board directors Cambridge, Massachusetts since 1982), American Society Cell Biology, Society Development Biology, Teratology Society.

    Connections

    • Married Jura Sylvia Kulmatickas, May 3, 1968. Children: Sarah, Erica.
    • father: Seymour Newman
    • mother: Pearl (Bloomowitz) Newman
    • spouse: Jura Sylvia Kulmatickas
    • children: Sarah Newman
    • Erica Newman
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    Born April 4, 1945
    (age 72)
    Nationality
    • 1965
      Columbia University
    • 1970
      University Chicago
    • 1973 - 1975
      Instructor, University Pennsylvania
      Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1975 - 1979
      assistant, professor State University of New York
      Albany, New York, United States
    • 1979 - 1984
      associate, professor New York Medical College
      Valhalla, New York, United States