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John Keosian

educator , scientist.

John Keosian, Armenian educator, scientist. Member Corporation Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts Fulbright fellow to the United States Ednl. Foundation in Greece and Democritos Nuclear Research Center, Athens, 1969-1971.; Fellow New York Academy Science; member International Society for Study of Origin of Life, American Astronomical Society (div. planetary science).

Background

Keosian, John was born on March 28, 1906 in Armenia. Son of Hagop and Paris (Boyajian) Keosian.

Education

Came to the United States, 1912, naturalized, 1932. Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1927, Doctor of Philosophy., 1936.

Career

; 1 daughter, Julie. Assistant instructor New York University, 1927-1933. Instructor U. Newark, 1933-1937, assistant professor, 1937-1942, associate professor, 1942-1946.

Associate professor Rutgers University, 1946-1947, professor biology, 1947-1971, professor emeritus, 1971-1981, department chairman, 1952-1957, director div. natural science, 1957-1964.

Works

  • Author: The Origin of Life. Contributor articles on cell physiology, biochemistry genetics, origin of life to science journals.

Membership

Member Corporation Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, Massachusetts Fulbright fellow to the United States Ednl. Foundation in Greece and Democritos Nuclear Research Center, Athens, 1969-1971. Fellow New York Academy Science.

Member International Society for Study of Origin of Life, American Astronomical Society (div. planetary science).

Connections

Married Jessie S. Levey, November 4, 1933 (divorced 1974).

father:
Hagop Keosian

mother:
Paris (Boyajian) Keosian

spouse:
Jessie S. Levey