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Betty Jane Abbott

biologist , cancer researcher

Betty Jane Abbott, American biologist, cancer researcher. Certified teacher, Virginia. Member American Association Cancer Research, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Chi Beta Phi.

Background

Abbott, Betty Jane was born on October 13, 1931 in Roanoke, Virginia, United States. Daughter of Richard William and Delena Jane (Huffman) Abbott.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Radford University, 1952. Master of Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1955. Postgraduate, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1959.

Career

Teacher Henry County Schools, Martinsville, Virginia, 1952-1953, Roanoke County Schools, 1953-1957. Graduate instructor zoology Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, 1957-1959. Biologist United States Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service, 1959-1960.

Biologist National Cancer Institute National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, from 1960.

Achievements

  • Certified teacher, Virginia.

Works

  • Contributor to numerous science publications.

Membership

Member American Association Cancer Research, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Sigma Sigma, Chi Beta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Gardening, fishing.

Connections

father:
Richard William Abbott

mother:
Delena Jane (Huffman) Abbott