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Claude Arthur Knight

biologist , educator.

Claude Arthur Knight, American biologist, educator. Recipient certificate of merit Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1948; United States Public Health Service research grantee, 1952-1979. Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Background

Knight, Claude Arthur was born on October 17, 1914 in Petoskey, Michigan, United States. Son of Claude and Wilhelmina Ruth (Hedt) Knight.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Alma College, 1936. Doctor of Philosophy., Pennsylvania State University, 1940.

Career

Research fellow Rockefeller Institute Medical Research, Princeton, New Jersey, 1940-1948. Professor molecular biology University of California, Berkeley, from 1948, department chairman, 1976-1978. Director University of California (Virus Laboratory), 1976-1978.

Director National Science Foundation Summer Institute in Molecular Biology, 1964-1973. Consultant United States Public Health Service virology study committee, 1965-1969.

Works

  • Author: Chemistry of Viruses, 1975, Molecular Virology, 1974. Associate editor: Virology, 1963-1965. Contributor articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married May Marion Ferry, June 19, 1943. Children: Thomas Arthur, Susan Knight Hamamura, Robert Stanley.

father:
Claude Knight

mother:
Wilhelmina Ruth (Hedt) Knight

spouse:
May Marion Ferry

children:
Thomas Arthur Knight

Susan Knight Hamamura Knight

Robert Stanley Knight