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Louis Pillemer

biochemist

Louis Pillemer, South African biochemist. Recipient R. E. Dyer lectureship award, 1956. Fellow New York Academy Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Hematology; member American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Immunologists, American Society Biological Chemists, Inc., Sigma Xi.

Background

Pillemer, Louis was born on July 4, 1908 in Johannesburg, South Africa. Son of Jacob and Rebecca Alice (Faivus) Pillemer.

Education

Came to the United States, 1909, naturalized, 1916. Bachelor of Science, Duke, 1932. Doctor of Philosophy. in Biochemistry, Western Reserve U., 1938.

Career

Demonstrator immunology Western Reserve U., 1938-1939, instructor immunology, 1939-1941, senior instructor immunology, 1941-1944, assistant professor immunochemistry, 1945-1946, associate professor immunochemistry, 1946-1950, professor biochemistry, since 1950. Associate commission immunization Armed Forces Epidemiological Board, 1954.

Works

  • Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Fellow New York Academy Science, American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Hematology. Member American Chemical Society, Society Experimental Biology and Medicine, American Association Immunologists, American Society Biological Chemists, Inc., Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Jean Burrell, June 30, 1948. Children: Stephen Jacob, David Burrell, Eric Anthony, Karl Andrew.

father:
Jacob Pillemer

mother:
Rebecca Alice (Faivus) Pillemer

spouse:
Jean Burrell

children:
Stephen Jacob Pillemer

David Burrell Pillemer

Eric Anthony Pillemer

Karl Andrew Pillemer