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Frank J. Talamantes

biology educator

Frank J. Talamantes, biology educator. Achievements include research in biochemistry and physiology of prolactin, growth hormone and placental lactogens. Merit Research grantee National Institutes of Health. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member Society Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (president since 1987).

Background

Talamantes, Frank J. was born on July 8, 1943.

Education

Bachelor in Biology, University St. Thomas, Houston, 1966. Master of Arts, Sam Houston State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Endocrinology, University California, Berkeley, 1974.

Career

With faculty University California, Santa Cruz, since 1974, professor biology. Member Machine-Readable Cataloging study section, human embryology and development study section, National Institutes of Health. Board overseers Harvard Medical School.

Examination committee biochemistry, cell and molecular biology test Graduate Record Examination.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in biochemistry and physiology of prolactin, growth hormone and placental lactogens.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books. Associate Endocrinology, 1985-1987.

Membership

Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Society Advancement of Chicanos and Native Americans in Science (president since 1987).