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biochemist , educator , consultant , researcher

Austin Leo Shug, American biochemist, researcher, educator, consultant. Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1975-1981, 81–, VA, since 1961, Muscular Dystrophy Research Association, 1982-1983.; Fellow American Institute Chemists; member American Society Biological Chemists, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Background

Shug, Austin Leo was born on July 23, 1925 in Paterson, New Jersey, United States. Son of Leo Austin and Alice (Fiederlein) Shug.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Tennessee, 1951, Master of Science, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy., University Wisconsin, 1958. Postdoctoral fellow University Indiana, Bloomington, 1957-1959.

Research associate Enzyme Institute University Wisconsin, Madison, 1959-1960. Chemist, professor neurology department University Wisconsin and Veterans Administration Hospital, Madison, since 1961. Chemist National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1960-1961.

Part time laboratory director Metabolic Analysis Laboratories, Inc., Madison, since 1981. Consultant Sigma-Tau Chemical Company, Rome, Italy, since 1977.

Career

Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to professional journals.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1943-1946. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1975-1981, 81–, VA, since 1961, Muscular Dystrophy Research Association, 1982-1983. Fellow American Institute Chemists.

Member American Society Biological Chemists, Federation American Societies for Experimental Biology, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Connections

Married Kathryn Jean Snyder, September 24, 1955. Children– Barbara, Mary, Leo.

father:
Leo Austin Shug

mother:
Alice (Fiederlein) Shug

spouse:
Kathryn Jean Snyder

children:
Barbara Shug

Mary Shug

Leo Shug