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researcher , Biochemistry educator

Jonathan Peter Leis, American Biochemistry educator, researcher. Recipient Career Development award National Institutes of Health, 1974-1979; Hofstra U. scholar, 1962-1965, Leukemia Society scholar, 1974; National Institutes of Health trainee, 1965-1970; Damon Runyon Research grantee, 1974, American Cancer Society, 1974-1975, 79, 81, 82, 83-84, 84, National Cancer Institute, 1979-1982, 84-, National Science Foundation, 1977-1978, 79-80, 80-85.

Background

Leis, Jonathan Peter was born on August 17, 1944 in Brooklyn. Son of Morris and Beatrice (Sperber) Leis.

Education

Bachelor in Chemistry, Hofstra University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, Cornell University, 1970.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, Albert Einstein College Medicine, Bronx, New York, 1970-1973; assistant professor, Duke U. Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina, 1974-1979; associate professor biochemistry, Case Western Reserve U. School Medicine, Cleveland, 1979-1986; professor biochemistry, Case Western Reserve U. School Medicine, Cleveland, 1986-1998; director Molecule Virology, Graduate Training Program, 1993-1998; associate dean for research, Northwestern University School of Medicine, since 1998; professor microbiology, Northwestern University School of Medicine, since 1998. Member 15 National Institutes of Health grant review panels, 1985-1997.

Works

Membership

Cubmaster Boy Scouts American, Shaker Heights, Ohio, 1982-1984. member American Society Microbiology, American Society Biological Chemists, American Society for Virology.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: stamps, tennis.

Connections

Married Susan Lyndia Schoenfeld, December 20, 1970. Children: Benjamin, Betsy.

father:
Morris Leis

mother:
Beatrice (Sperber) Leis

spouse:
Susan Lyndia Schoenfeld

children:
Betsy Leis

Benjamin Leis