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Jan Robert Factor

biology educator

Jan Robert Factor, American biology educator. Member American Society Zoologists, Crustacean Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Microscopical Society of America, New York Microscopical Society, Sigma Xi.

Background

Factor, Jan Robert was born on March 27, 1950 in Brooklyn. Son of Jack M. and Helen F. Bachelor of Science in Biology, Brooklyn College, 1973.

Education

Master of Science in Zoology, Cornell University, 1977, Doctor of Philosophy, in Zoology, 1980. Postdoctoral fellow Smithsonian Institution Marine Station at Link Port, Fort Pierce, Florida, 1979-1981. Assistant professor biology State University of New York-Purchase, 1982-1989, associate professor, 1989-1995.

Professor, since 1995. Member Congress of Racial Equality faculty Shoals Marine Laboratory, Appledore Island, Maine, summers since 1981.

Career

Professor, since 1995. Editor: Biology of the Lobster Homarus americanus, 1995. Contributor articles on devel.

Works

  • Editor: Biology of the Lobster Homarus americanus, 1995. Associate editor, editorial board Journal Morphology, since 1991. Contributor articles on development, digestive system and ultrastructure of lobster and other crustaceans to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society Zoologists, Crustacean Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Microscopical Society of America, New York Microscopical Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

father:
Jack M.

mother:
Helen F. Bachelor of Science