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researcher , microbiology and biochemistry educator

Howard Goldfine, American microbiology and biochemistry educator, researcher. American Cancer Society scholar, 1960-1963; National Institutes of Health grantee, since 1962; Macy Foundation scholar, 1976-1977; Fogarty Senior International fellow, 1985.


Goldfine, Howard was born on May 29, 1932 in Brooklyn. Son of Samuel and Ida (Cohen) Goldfine.


Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1957. Master of Science (honorary), University Pennsylvania, 1970.


Instructor Med School Harvard University, Boston, 1962-1963, associate, 1963-1966, assistant professor, 1966-1968. Associate professor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1968-1976, professor microbiology, since 1976, chairman graduate program in microbiology, 1986-1988. Visiting scientist Microbial Genetics Research Unit, London, 1967—1968.

Member physiological chemistry study section National Institutes of Health, 1968—1973. Visiting professor University London, 2007.


  • Other Work

    • Executive editor Analytical Biochemistry, since 1989. Member editorial board Journal Bacteriology, 1970-1975, Journal Biological Chemistry, 1974-1980, 82-87, Journal Lipid Research, 1972-1982, 87-90, associate editor, 1983-1986.


Trustee, vice president Bala Cynwyd (Pennsylvania) Library., 1995—2000. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Academy Microbiology. Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology (chairman division K 1981-1982), Society General Microbiology.


Married Norah C. Johnston, January 25, 1963. Children: Cynthia A. Kaiser, Sarah C. Ward.

Samuel Goldfine

Ida (Cohen) Goldfine

Norah C. Johnston

Cynthia A. Kaiser Goldfine

Sarah C. Ward Goldfine