Log In

Donald David Brown

biology professor

Donald BROWN, American biologist. Award in Molecular Biology 1973; Award 1976; Award 1981; Award, Texas University; Award, Columbia University; Award 1985; Medal, Miami Winter Symposium 1987. 1962-1976.


BROWN, Donald was born on December 30, 1931 in Cincinnati, Ohio, United States. Son of Louise R. and Albert L. Brown.


Master of Science, University Chicago, 1956. Doctor of Medicine, University Chicago, 1956. Honorary Doctor of Science, University Chicago, 1976.

Honorary Doctor of Science, University Maryland, 1983. Doctor of Science (honorary), University Cincinnati, 1992.


Assistant Surgeon, United States Public Health Service, Bethesda 1957-1959. Postdoctoral Fellow, Pasteur Institute 1959-1960, Department, of Embryology, Carnegie Institute of Washington, Baltimore 1960-1962, staff. Director since 1976; Professor, Department, of Biology, Johns Hopkins University since 1968.

President Life Sciences Research Foundation since 1981. United States Steel.


President Life Sciences Research Foundation Served with United States Public Health Service, 1957-1959. Fellow American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member National Academy of Sciences (member council 1994-1997), Society Development Biology (president 1975), American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Cell Biology (president 1992, E.B. Wilson award 1996), American Philosophical Society.


Married Linda Jane Weil, July 2, 1957. Children: Deborah Lin, Christopher Charles, Sharon Elizabeth.

Albert Louis Brown

Louise (Rauh) Brown

Linda Jane Weil

Deborah Lin Brown

Christopher Charles Brown

Sharon Elizabeth Brown