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Patricia Fults Maness

Patricia Fults Maness, American biochemist, educator. Achievements include research in proto-oncogenes in the vertebrate nervous system; tyrosine protein kinases in neuronal differentiation and function; signal transduction in nerve growth cones; protein phosphorylation in the retina; growth regulation in normal and cancer cells.

Background

  • Maness, Patricia Fults was born on October 21, 1948 in Alexandria, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Daniel W. and Helen (Hobbs) Fults.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Texas, 1970. Master of Arts, University Texas, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy, University Texas, 1975.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow The Rockefeller University, New York City, 1976-1978, assistant professor, 1978-1980. Assistant professor biochemistry University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1980-1986, associate professor, 1986-1991, professor, since 1991. Consultant National Institutes of Health Neurology C Study Section, since 1989.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in proto-oncogenes in the vertebrate nervous system. Tyrosine protein kinases in neuronal differentiation and function. Signal transduction in nerve growth cones.

      Protein phosphorylation in the retina. Growth regulation in normal and cancer cells.

    Works

    • Editorial board Developmental Neurosci., since 1991. Contributor over 40 articles to professional journals including Cell, Journal Biological Chemistry, Molecular and Cellular Biology, Journal Cell Biology, Experimental Cell Research.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society for Neurosci., American Society for Neurochemistry, American Society for Biological Chemistry, American Society Cell Biology, Federation American Society Experimental Biology, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • father: Daniel W. Fults
    • mother: Helen (Hobbs) Fults
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    Born October 21, 1948
    (age 68)
    Nationality
    • 1970
      University Texas
    • 1972
      University Texas
    • 1975
      University Texas
    • 1976 - 1978
      Postdoctoral fellow, The Rockefeller University
    • 1980 - 1986
      assistant, professor biochemistry University North Carolina
      Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States