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cell biologist

Mary Osborn, British cell biologist. Recipient Meyenburg prize for cancer research, 1987, Women in Science award, L'Oreal-United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, 2002. Rapporteur European Union International Workshop on Women in Science, Brussels, 1993. Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Academia Europaea.

Background

Osborn, Mary was born on December 16, 1940 in Darlington, United Kingdom. Daughter of Philip James and Gertrude Annie Osborn.

Education

Bachelor in Physics, Cambridge University, England, 1959. Master of Science in Biophysics, Pennsylvania State University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, Pennsylvania State University, 1967.

Career

Research fellow Laboratory Juris Doctor Watson, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967-1969. Science staff Medical Research Council Laboratory Molecular Biology, England, 1969-1972, Cold Spring Harbor (New York ) Laboratory, 1972-1975, Max Planck Institute for Biophysics Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany, since 1975. Honorary professor medical faculty University Goettingen, since 1989.

Trustee Foundation for Strategic Environmental Research, Stockholm, since 1994. Member science advisory committee European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany, since 1992, chairman, since 1995. Member science advisory committee Pette Institute, Hamburg, since 1992, chairman, since 1994.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor over 250 articles to professional journals. Editorial board Cell, Experimental Cell Research, Differentiation, Seminars in Cancer Biology, Encyclopedia Human Biology.

Membership

Rapporteur European Union International Workshop on Women in Science, Brussels, 1993. Member European Molecular Biology Organization, Academia Europaea.

Connections

Married Klaus Weber, July 14, 1972.

father:
Philip James

mother:
Gertrude Annie Osborn

spouse:
Klaus Weber