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biochemistry professor

James Robert Bamburg, American biochemistry professor. Fellow National Science Foundation, 1964-1965, National Multiple Sclerosis Society, 1969-1971, J.S. Guggenheim Foundation, 1978-1979, Fogarty Center, 1985-1986, 92-93, W. Evans Visiting scholar University Otago, New Zealand, 1991; recipient Distinguished Service award Colorado State University 1989, 2005, Outstanding Adviser award, 1996, Scholar Impact award, Colorado State University 2006.


Bamburg, James Robert was born on August 20, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Leslie H. and Rose A. (Abrahams) Bamburg.


Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, University of Illinois, 1965;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Wisconsin, 1969.


Project associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1968-1969. Postdoctoral fellow Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1969-1971. From assistant to full professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1971, academy coordinator cell and molecular biological program, 1975-1978, interim chairman department biochemistry, 1982-1985, 88-89, associate chairman, 1996—1999, associate director neuronal growth and development, 1986-1990, director neuronal growth and development, 1990—1996, director molecular cell integrative neuroscience, 2002—2010, associate director integrated bio medical education science technical graduate program, 2005—2007.

Visiting professor Medical Research Council Molecular Biological Laboratory, Cambridge, England, 1978-1979, Medical Research Council Cell Biophysics Unit, London, 1985-1986, Children's Medical Research Institute, University Sydney, Australia, 1992-1993, University California San Diego, 1999-2000, Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, California, 2006-2007. Member, chairman National Institutes of Health biomedical Sciences Study Section, Bethesda, Maryland, 1980-1985. Ad hoc member Physiological Chemical Study Secretary, 1997, Molecular Development Cell Neurosci., 1998-1999, 2001, Cell Biological Function, 2001-2003.

Member advisory board Macromolecular Resources, 1999-2005, Boulder Laboratory 3D Fine Structure, 1994-2005, Alaska Basic Neurosci. Program, 2000-2007; member ZNS1 special emphasis panel, 2007, ZRGI special emphasis panel, 2009, 10.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science journals. Member editorial board Cell Motil Cytoskel, Science Education Cell Mol. Neurobiol.

      Open Neurosci. J., Associate Education J. Alz. Disease.


Member American Chemical Society, American Society Cell Biology, American Society Bio-chemical Mol. Biological, International Neurochem. Society, Society for Neurosci., Sigma Xi (president CSU chapter 1989), American Physiological Society (Faculty of 1000 award).


Married Alma Y. Vigo, June 7, 1970 (divorced December 1984). Children: Eric Gregory, Leslie Ann. Married Laurie S. Minamide, June 22, 1985.

Leslie H. Bamburg

Rose A. (Abrahams) Bamburg

Alma Y. Vigo

Laurie S. Minamide

Eric Gregory Bamburg

Leslie Ann Bamburg