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Donald Raymond Helinski

professor of biology

Donald HELINSKI, American professor of biology. National Institute Health Advisory Committee on DNA Recombinant Research 1975-1978.

Background

HELINSKI, Donald was born on July 7, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Son of George L. Helinski and Marie M. Helinski.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Maryland, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Western Reserve University, 1960. Postdoctoral fellow, Stanford University, 1962.

Career

Assistant professor Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1962-1965. Member faculty University California, San Diego, since 1965, professor biology, since 1970, chairman department, 1979-1981, director Center for Molecular Genetics, 1984-1995, associate dean Natural Sciences, 1994-1997, professor emeritus, since 2006. Member committee guidelines for recombinant DNA research National Institutes of Health, 1975-1978.

Membership

Member American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Microbiology, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, American Academy Microbiology, National Academy of Sciences, European Molecular Biology Organization (associate).

Connections

Married Patricia G. Doherty, March 4, 1962. Children: Matthew T., Maureen G.

father:
George L. Helinski

mother:
Marie M. (Naparstek) Helinski

spouse:
Patricia G. Doherty

children:
Matthew T. Helinski

Maureen G. Helinski