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Elizabeth Wormwood Newcomb

geneticist

Elizabeth Wormwood Newcomb, American geneticist. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Investigative Pathology.

Background

Newcomb, Elizabeth Wormwood was born on July 26, 1944 in Springfield, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Paul Nelson and Ruth Helen (Johnson) Wormwood.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Microbiology/Biochemistry, University Massachusetts, 1966. Master of Science in Molecular Biology/Biochemistry, Kansas State University, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy in Genetics and Immunology, Cornell University, 1982.

Career

Research assistant Columbia University, New York City, 1966-1969. Faculty research assistant Kansas State University College Veterinary Medicine, Manhattan, 1969-1971. Senior research assistant Cornell University Medical College, New York City, 1971-1976.

Predoctoral fellow Cornell University Graduate School of Medical Science, 1976-1982. Associate researcher Sloan-Kettering Institute, 1982-1984. Research associate New York University Medical Center, 1984-1985, research assistant professor, 1985-1988, assistant professor, since 1988.

Director transgenic mouse research facility New York University, since 1989.

Works

  • Contributor over 34 papers to professional publications.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Association Cancer Research, American Society Investigative Pathology.

Connections

Married Danforth Newcomb, November 25, 1966. Children: Alexander Reynolds, Thomas Munroe.

father:
Paul Nelson Wormwood

mother:
Ruth Helen (Johnson) Wormwood

spouse:
Danforth Newcomb

children:
Alexander Reynolds Newcomb

Thomas Munroe Newcomb