James Lafayette German III Edit Profile
Bachelor of Science, Louisiana Polytechnic Institute, 1943. Doctor of Medicine, Southwestern Medical College, Dallas, 1949. Doctor of Medicine (honorary), University Essen, Germany, 2000.
Intern Cook County Hospital, Chicago, 1949-1951. Resident Veterans Administration Hospital, McKinney, Texas, 1952-1955. Clinical associate National Institute Allergy and Infectious Disease, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1956-1958.
From research associate to assistant professor Rockefeller Institute and University, New York City, 1958-1963. Associate professor, professor genetics Cornell University Medical College, since 1963, director, organizer division human genetics (pediatrics), 1963-1968. From investigator to member New York Blood Center, 1968-1998, director Laboratory Human Genetics, 1968-1996.
Professor department pediatrics Cornell University Medical College, since 1998. Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1946.
Member American Society Cell Biology, American Society Clinical Investigation (emeritus member), American Society Human Genetics (board directors 1964-1967), Genetics Society America, Harvey Society, Henry Kunkel Society, Marine Biological Laboratory (corporation member).
Married Margaret Fohring, January 14, 1956. Children: James L. IV, Ann Elizabeth.