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Vitaly Lev Spitsberg

Vitaly Lev Spitsberg, American biochemistry educator. Achievements include the first report on crystallization of Fl-ATPase, and crystallization of catalase from beef liver and human erythrocytes in a new form as a monomolecular tube form. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1982, 84. Member Jewish World Congress, 1989. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

  • Spitsberg, Vitaly Lev was born on July 27, 1938 in Kazatin, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Came to the United States, 1975. Son of Lev Israel and Anna Efim (Rubchinsky) Spitsberg.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, Moscow 1st Medical Institute, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Biophysics Academy of Sciences, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966.

    Career

    • Junior scientist Institute Medical Chemistry, Moscow, 1961-1962. Senior scientist Institute Medical Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966-1971, Institute Development Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1971-1974. Project associate Northwestern University, Chicago, 1975-1976.

      Research associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1976-1978, Syracuse (New York ) University, 1978-1979. Senior research associate St. Louis University, 1979-1982. Visiting research professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982-1983.

      Visiting professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1983-1986, senior research associate, 1987-1991, 92—.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include the first report on crystallization of Fl-ATPase, and crystallization of catalase from beef liver and human erythrocytes in a new form as a monomolecular tube form.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to scholarly and professional journals.

    Membership

    Member Jewish World Congress, 1989. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Margarita Bakaeva, September 1960 (divorced 1970). 1 child, Vladimir; married Natalia Krasnova, November 19, 1971.
    • father: Lev Israel Spitsberg
    • mother: Anna Efim (Rubchinsky) Spitsberg
    • spouses: Margarita Bakaeva
    • Natalia Krasnova
    • child: Vladimir Spitsberg
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    • 1961
      Moscow 1st Medical Institute
    • 1966
      Institute Biophysics Academy Science
    • 1961 - 1962
      Junior scientist, Institute Medical Chemistry
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1966 - 1971
      senior, scientist Institute Medical Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics
    • 1971 - 1974
      senior, scientist Institute Medical Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics
      Moscow, Idaho, United States
    • 1975 - 1976
      project associate, Northwestern University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 1976 - 1978
      research associate, University Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1978 - 1979
      research associate, University Wisconsin
    • 1979 - 1982
      senior, research associate St. Louis University
    • 1982 - 1983
      visiting research professor, University Nebraska
      Lincoln, Nebraska, United States
    • 1983 - 1986
      visiting professor, Cornell University
      Ithaca, New York, United States
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