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Robert William Bernlohr

Robert William Bernlohr, American biochemist, educator, researcher. Recipient research career development award National Institutes of Health-United States Public Health Service, 1962-1972; research grantee National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, since 1960.


  • Bernlohr, Robert William was born on April 20, 1933 in Columbus, Ohio, United States. Son of William Frederick and Ruth Elizabeth (Russell) Bernlohr.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Capital University, 1955. Doctor of Science (honorary), Capital University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Ohio State University, 1958.


    • Postdoctoral fellow Oak Ridge National Laboratory, 1958-1959. Assistant professor biochemistry Ohio State University, Columbus, 1959-1962. Professor University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1962-1974.

      Professor, department head Pennsylvania State University, State College, 1974-1984, professor, since 1984. Member advisory panel National Science Foundation, Washington, 1968-1971.


    • Member editorial board Journal Bacteriology, Washington, 1965-1986, 89—. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Bio-chemical Society, American Society Microbiology (chairman physiology section 1972-1974), Sigma Xi.


    • Married Carol Jean Smiley, June 11, 1955. Children– David, Timothy, Mark, James.
    • father: William Frederick Bernlohr
    • mother: Ruth Elizabeth (Russell) Bernlohr
    • spouse: Carol Jean Smiley
    • children: David Bernlohr
    • Timothy Bernlohr
    • Mark Bernlohr
    • James Bernlohr
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    Born April 20, 1933
    • 1955
      Capital University
    • 1980
      Capital University
    • 1958
      Ohio State University
    • 1958 - 1959
      Postdoctoral fellow, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
    • 1959 - 1962
      assistant, professor biochemistry Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1962 - 1974
      professor, University Minnesota
      Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
    • 1974 - 1984
      professor, Pennsylvania State University
      State College, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1974 - 1984
      department head, Pennsylvania State University
      State College, Pennsylvania, United States
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