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Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit Wiersma

physiologist , educator.

Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit Wiersma, Dutch physiologist, educator. Member faculty Utrecht U., Holland, 1929-1934; member of faculty California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1934-1979, professor biology, 1947-1979; Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Zoological Society, Society General Physiology.

Background

Wiersma, Cornelis Adrianus Gerrit was born on October 10, 1905 in Naaldwyk, Holland. Son of Klaas and Cornelia (Rystenbil) Wiersma.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Leiden U., 1926. Master of Science, Utrecht U., 1929, Doctor of Philosophy. (Dondersfonds research fellow), 1933.

Career

Came to the United States, 1934.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Member faculty Utrecht U., Holland, 1929-1934. Member of faculty California Institute Technology, Pasadena, 1934-1979, professor biology, 1947-1979. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Zoological Society, Society General Physiology.

Connections

Married Jeanne J. Netten, December 21, 1932.

father:
Klaas Wiersma

mother:
Cornelia (Rystenbil) Wiersma

spouse:
Jeanne J. Netten