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geneticist , mathematician , Molecular biologist

Eric Steven Lander, American Medical researcher. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member NAS (member mathematics and molecular biology committee 1989-1990), Human Genome Organisation, Genetics Society American, American Society Human Genetics, Mathematics Association American, American Academy Forensic Science, American Association Cancer Research.

Background

Lander, Eric Steven was born on February 3, 1957 in Brooklyn.

Education

Bachelor in Mathematics with honours, Princeton University, 1978. Doctor of Philisophy in Mathematics, Oxford University, England, 1981.

Career

Assistant professor Graduate School Business,, Harvard University, 1981-1986; associate professor, Harvard University, 1987-1990; visiting scientist, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1984-1989; associate professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1989-1993; professor department biology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1993; member Whitehead Institute biomedical Research,, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1989; director Whitehead Center Genome Research,, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, since 1990. Medical geneticist Massachusetts Genl. Hospital, Boston, since 1993.

Ralph R. Braund distinguished visiting produced U. Tennessee, 1994. Member United States Presidential Commission National Medal Science, 1995-1997. Member genetics working group National Institute of Mental Health, since 1997.

Christian A. Herter distinguished lecturer New York University, 1993. Gladstone distinguished lecturer GladstoneInst., 1994. Herbert Boyer lecturer genetics University of California, San Francisco,1995.

Achievements

  • Achievements include founding the center which is the leading contributor to the Human Genome Project.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member: National Academy of Sciences (member Mathematics and Molecular Biology Committee 1989-1990), Institute Medicine, American Association Cancer Research, American Academy Forensic Science, Mathematics Association America, American Society Human Genetics, Genetics Society America, Human Genome Organization, Institute Medicine, American Academy Arts and Sciences.