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Gleb Mikhaylovich FRANK

biophysicist

Gleb FRANK, USSR Biophysicist. Professor; Doctor of Biological Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1945; Professor, Chair of Biophysics, Biopedological Faculty, Moscow University; Director, Institute of Biophysics, USSR Academy of Science. Stalin Prize, 1951; three orders; medals. Member, Communist Party, since 1947.

Background

FRANK, Gleb was born in 1904.

Education

1925 graduated Simferopol University.

Career

Со-Editor, “Radiobiology” section, “Bolshaya meditsinskaya entsiklopediya” (Large Medical Encyclopedia), 2nd edition, and other works an radiobiology. Works deal mainly with effects of ultra-violet and ionizing irradiation on animal organisms and biophysical reasons for nervous stimulation and muscular contraction. 1929-1943 associate, Leningrad Physicotechn.

Institute and then All-Union Institute of Experimental Medicine. 1943-1952 at verious laboratories, USSR Academy of Science. 1952-1960 Head, Laboratory of the Biophysics of Animate Structures, and Deputy Science Director, Institute of Biophysics, USSR Academy of Science.

Religion

Religion gets people to believe something untrue.

Politics

Member, Communist Party, since 1947.

Views

Marxism–Leninism as the only truth could not, by its very nature, become outdated.

Membership

Member, Communist Party, since 1947.