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Joseph Logan Irvin

biochemist , educator.

Joseph Logan Irvin, American biochemist, educator.

Background

Irvin, Joseph Logan was born on November 24, 1913 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Joseph Logan and Eva (Hawkins) Irvin.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University South Carolina., 1934. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pennsylvania, 1938.

Career

Instructor Wayne U. College Medicine, 1938-1941. Instructor Johns Hopkins School Medicine, 1941-1943, assistant professor, 1943-1950. Associate professor biochemistry U. North Carolina, 1950-1956, professor, department chairman, 1957-1978, Kenan professor, from 1970.

Works

  • Editorial board: Biological Bull, 1960-1966.

Membership

Member Middle Atlantic Regional Heart Committee, 1969-1973. Member institutional research grant committee American Cancer Society, 1976-1979. Guggenheim fellow, 1956.

Member American Chemical Society, American Society Biological Chemists, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Cancer Research, North Carolina Heart Association (Chairman, Board Of Directors 1967-1969), American Heart Association (finance committee 1968-1971, regional-nat. research committee 1973-1975), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Elinor Moore, December 26, 1941.

father:
Joseph Logan Irvin

mother:
Eva (Hawkins) Irvin

spouse:
Elinor Moore