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Jerome Rubin Vinograd

scientist , educator.

Jerome Rubin Vinograd, American scientist, educator. Recipient Kendall Company award in colloid and surface chemistry American Chemical Society, 1970; T. Duckett Jones award Helen Hay Whitney Foundation, 1972; nat. lecturer annual meeting Biophysics Society, 1973.


Vinograd, Jerome Rubin was born on February 9, 1913 in Milwaukee. Son of Oscar and Bertha (Bernstein) Vinograd.


Student of University Minnesota, 1929-1931, U. Berlin, 1931-1933, University College, London, 1933-1935. Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford, 1940.


Research associate Stanford, 1939-1941. Research chemist Shell Development Company, 1941-1951. Member of faculty California Institute Technology, 1951-1976, professor of chemistry and biology, 1965-1976, Bowles professor chemical biology, 1975.

Consultant to government and industry, 1955-1976. Visiting professor developmental biology and cancer Albert Einstein College Medicine, 1967. Co-chairman Gordon Conference Nucleic Acids, 1969.


  • Author numerous articles in field.


Member advisory panel California div. American Cancer Society, 1967-1972. Member National Academy Science, American Academy Arts and Sciences, American Society Biological Chemists, American Chemical Society, Faraday Society, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Microbiology, Biophysics Society.

Member advisory editorial board Intervirology Advances Biological and Medical Physics. Research theory and practice ultracentrifugation, structure and properties circular DNA in viruses and mitochondria.


Married Dorothy Colodny, January 12, 1975. Children by previous marriage: Julia Shalett, Deborah Shalett.

Oscar Vinograd

Bertha (Bernstein) Vinograd

Dorothy Colodny