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Claudia Marie Kent

biochemist , educator

Claudia Marie Kent, American biochemist, educator. Grantee Muscular Dystrophy Association, American Cancer Society, National Institutes of Health. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (secretary 1998-2000).

Background

Kent, Claudia Marie was born on October 6, 1945 in South Bend, Indiana, United States. Daughter of Raymond Patrick and Claudia Patricia Kent.

Education

Bachelor of Science, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, Indiana, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1972.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Washington University, St. Louis, 1972-1975. Assistant professor biochemistry Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1975-1980, associate professor, 1980-1985, professor, 1985-1991. Professor biochemistry University Michigan, Ann Arbor, since 1991.

Member science advisory committee on biochemistry American Cancer Society. Member board science counselors National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, 1992-1997.

Works

  • Associate editor Journal Biological Chemistry, since 1994. Contributor more than 60 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (secretary 1998-2000).

Connections

Married Jack Edward Dixon, July 25, 1981. Children: Sarah, Jesse.

father:
Raymond Patrick

mother:
Claudia Patricia Kent

spouse:
Jack Edward Dixon

children:
Sarah Kent

Jesse Kent