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Edward Alphonse DeSchuytner

biochemist , educator

Edward Alphonse DeSchuytner, American biochemist, educator.


DeSchuytner, Edward Alphonse was born on September 3, 1944 in Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Alphonso and Josephine Elizabeth (Kiewlicz) Deschuytner.


Bachelor, Northeastern University, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston College, 1972.


Assistant in floriculture Waltham Experimental Field Station University Massachusetts, 1963-1964. Laboratory technician Massachusetts Soldiers Home, Chelsea, 1964-1965. Research assistant New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, 1965-1967.

Assistant Cancer Research Institute, Boston College, 1967-1971. Member faculty Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, 1971—2003, professor biology, 2002—2003, chairman department natural science, 1988—1995, assistant dean mathematics, science, and technical, 1995—1998, associate dean mathematics, science, technologies and health professions, 1998—2002, professor emeritus natural science, since 2004. Grant review panelist National Science Foundation, 1976—1980.

Program coordinator Eisenhower Title II Mathematics and Science Grant, 1989—1998. Project director Bell Atlantic Ed Link, 1998—1999, 2000—2001, Science Adventures for Everyone, 2000—2003.


  • Author: (software) Biology in Action series, 1983. Author: (with others) (book) Princiles of Biology, second edition, 1986, A Study and Laboratory Guide for Anatomy and Physiology, second edition, 1990.


Board directors Massachusetts Science Educators Hall of Fame, since 2002. Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Science Education Leadership Association, National Association Biology Teachers, N. Shore Science Supervisors Association (president 1995-1996, 1996-1997), National Science Teachers Association, Massachusetts Association Science Supervisors, Massachusetts Association Science Teachers, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Microbiology.


Married Carolyn Ann McGraw, August 1, 1971. Children: Brian Charles Deschuytner, Matthew Edward Deschuytner.

Alphonso Deschuytner

Josephine Elizabeth (Kiewlicz) Deschuytner

Carolyn Ann McGraw

Brian Charles Deschuytner DeSchuytner

Matthew Edward Deschuytner DeSchuytner