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Robert John Robbins

Robert John Robbins, American biologist, computer scientist, educator. Fellow National Science Foundation, University California, Davis, 1978. Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, Genetics Society of America, American Society Microbiology, American Institute Biological Sciences, Philosophy of Science Association.

Background

  • Robbins, Robert John was born on May 10, 1944 in Niles, Michigan, United States. Son of Robert Addison and Aura M. (McKinney) Robbins.

  • Education

    • AB, Stanford University, 1966. Bachelor of Science, Michigan State University, 1973. Master of Science, Michigan State University, 1974.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Michigan State University, 1977.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1979-1982, associate professor, 1982-1987. Staff associate National Science Foundation, Washington, since 1987. Postdoctoral researcher University California, Davis, 1978-1979.

    Works

    • Author: Genetics: A Brief Introduction, 1981, The Sweep of Life, 1983, Chordate Development, 1985.

    Membership

    Member Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Association Computing Machinery, Genetics Society of America, American Society Microbiology, American Institute Biological Sciences, Philosophy of Science Association.

    Connections

    • Married Coreen Amelia Kelly, July 1, 1984.
    • father: Robert Addison Robbins
    • mother: Aura M. (McKinney) Robbins
    • spouse: Coreen Amelia Kelly
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    Born May 10, 1944
    (age 73)
    Nationality
    • 1966
      Stanford University
    • 1973
      Michigan State University
    • 1974
      Michigan State University
    • 1977
      Michigan State University
    • 1979 - 1982
      Assistant, professor Michigan State University
      East Lansing, Michigan, United States
    • 1987
      staff associate, National Science Foundation
      Washington, United States

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