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Jim Daniel Karam

biochemistry educator

Jim Daniel Karam, American biochemistry educator. Recipient Postdoctoral fellowship United States Public Health Service-National Institute General Medical Sciences, 1965-1967, Research Career Development award, 1974-1979, National Institutes of Health grantee, 1971-1998, National Science Foundation grantee, 1988-1993. Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Genetics Society of America.

Background

Karam, Jim Daniel was born on January 31, 1938 in Kumasi, Ghana. Came to the United States, 1960.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, American University Beirut, Lebanon, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University North Carolina, 1965.

Career

Research assistant biochemistry American University Beirut, 1959-1960. Predoctoral trainee in genetics University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1961-1965. Postdoctoral fellow Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1965-1967.

Research assistant professor genetics and cell biology section University Connecticut, Storrs, 1967-1968. Research associate and associate division genetics Sloan-Kettering Institute Cancer Research, New York, 1968-1971. From associate professor to professor biochemistry Medical University South Carolina, Charleston, 1971-1991.

Professor, chairman department biochemistry School of Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, since 1991. Member advisory committee National Science Foundation, Washington, 1982-1985, 89, 90, National Institutes of Health, 1980, 81, 85, 89, 92, National Research Council, 1992.

Membership

Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Microbiology, Genetics Society of America.

Connections

Married Betty Hoffman. 1 child, Giselle.

spouse:
Betty Hoffman

child:
Giselle Karam