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Biochemist , educator

Jacques Robert Fresco, American biochemist, educator. Recipient American Scientist Writing award American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1962; National Institutes of Health fellow, 1952-1954, Lalor Foundation fellow, 1957, Guggenheim fellow, 1969-1970. Established investigator American Heart Association, 1958-1963. Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists and Molecular Biological, Sigma Xi.

Background

Fresco, Jacques Robert was born on May 30, 1928 in New York City. Son of Robert and Lucie (Asseo) Fresco.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1947. Master of Science, New York University, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1953.

Doctor of Medicine (honorary), University Göteborg, Sweden, 1979.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Sloan Kettering Institute for Cancer Research, New York City, 1952-1954;instructor biochemistry College Medicine, New York University, 1953-1954;instructor pharmacology College Medicine, New York University, 1954-1956;research fellow department chemistry, Harvard University, 1956-1960;tutor biochemistry science, Harvard University, 1957-1960;visiting fellow, Cavendish Laboratory, Cambridge, Englandvisiting fellow, Institut de Biologie Physico-Chimique, Paris, 1957;assistant professor department chemistry, Princeton University, 1960-1962;associate professor, Princeton University, 1962-1965;professor, Princeton University, 1965-1970;visiting scientist, Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, 1969-1970;professor department biochemistry science, Princeton University, 1970-1990;chairman, Princeton University, 1974-1980;director, National Cancer Institute Basic Science Cancer Center, 1974-1984;Pfeiffer professor life science, Princeton University, since 1976;professor, department molecular biology, Princeton University, since 1990. Consultant science advising committee Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, 1963-1966. Visiting professor Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1973.

Visiting scientist Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel, 1994.

Membership

Established investigator American Heart Association, 1958-1963. Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists and Molecular Biological, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Rosalie Sarah Bernstein, December 22, 1957. Children: Lucille Deborah, Suzette Josie, Linda Hannah.

father:
Robert Fresco

mother:
Lucie (Asseo) Fresco

spouse:
Rosalie Sarah Bernstein

children:
Lucille Deborah Fresco

Suzette Josie Fresco

Linda Hannah Fresco