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chemistry and biochemistry professor

David G. Gorenstein, American chemistry and biochemistry professor. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society (program chairman division biological chemistry 1985-1987, vice chairman Purdue section 1990-1991, chairman 1991-1992), Biophysics Society, Protein Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Background

Gorenstein, David G. was born on October 6, 1945. Son of Ben and Shirley (Adelberg) Gorenstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1966. Master of Arts in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy in Chemistry, Harvard University, 1969.

Career

Assistant professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1969-1973, associate professor, 1973-1976, professor, 1976-1985. Professor chemistry Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1985-1994. Director Purdue Bio-chemical Medical Research Institute Laboratory, 1985-1994, National Science Foundation National Biological Facilities Center, West Lafayette, 1987-1993, Nuclear magnetic resonance and Structural Biology Cores, West Lafayette, 1988-1994.

Deputy director National Institutes of Health Designated Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome Research Center, 1993-1994. Professor human biological chemistry and genetics University Texas Medical School, Galveston, 1994—2008. Senior investigator Sealy Center Molecular Science University Texas Medical Branch, 1994—2008.

Director Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Center University Texas Medical Branch, director Sealy Center for Structural Biology, 1995—2002, deputy director National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences Center, 1996—2002, Charles Marc Pomerat Distinguished Professor of biology, 1997—2008, vice chairman human biological chemical genetics, 1999—2002, associate dean research, 2006—2008. Deputy director James Willerson Distinguished chair Texas Higher School Certificate Houston Institute Molecular Medicine, since 2009. Associate dean Ut. Higher School Certificate Houston Institute Molecular Medicine.

Founder American Biotechnology, since 2006. Director Gulf Coast Nuclear magnetic resonance Consortium. Founder, chairman AptaMed, Inc., 2003^.

Visiting associate professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1975. Visiting professor Oxford University, 1977-1978, University California, San Francisco, 1986. Adjunct professor biomedical Engineering University Texas, Austin, since 1996.

Consultant Baxter Travenol, 1985-1995, Merck and Company, 1988, Eli Lilly, 1987-1989, Illinois Tool Works, 1973-1985, Chronomatic Inc., 1973-1985, United States Department of Labor, 1975, Continental Group, Inc., 1982-1984, Abbott Corporation, 2001- Abbott Diagnostics, 2002. Active numerous university committees. Lecturer in field.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents in process for Preparing Dithiophosphate Oligonucleotide Analogs via Nucleoside Thiophosphoramidite Intermediates and Beao-Based selection of aptamers. Research in proteomics and applications of Nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy and other physical techniques to biological systems, theoretical bio-organic chemistry, biomolecular design. Cancer and anti-viral drugs development.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor Bulletin of Magnetic Resonance, 1982-1999. Member editorial board Magnetic Resonance Revs., 1983-1993, Journal Magnetic Resonance, 1992-1999, Biophysics Journal, 1992-1998.

      Public abstracts. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Chemical Society (program chairman division biological chemistry 1985-1987, vice chairman Purdue section 1990-1991, chairman 1991-1992), Biophysics Society, Protein Society, Sigma Xi, Phi Lambda Upsilon.

Connections

Married Deborah H. Joseph, June 11, 1967. 1 child, Jennifer.

father:
Ben Gorenstein

mother:
Shirley (Adelberg) Gorenstein

spouse:
Deborah H. Joseph

child:
Jennifer Gorenstein