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Biology educator

Merrill Loren Gassman, American biology educator. Grantee, National Science Foundation, 1972-1987. Member of American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Plant Biology.

Background

Gassman, Merrill Loren was born on February 10, 1943 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Alfred Gassman and Elvina (Chessen) Levin.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Biology, University Chicago, 1964. Master of Science in Botany, University Chicago, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy in Botany, University Chicago, 1967.

Career

Predoctoral fellow National Aeronautics and Space Administration, University Chicago, 1964—1967. Postdoctoral fellow United States Public Health Service, Rockefeller University, 1967—1968. Guest investigator Rockefeller University, New York City, 1967—1968.

Research scientist International Minerals, Libertyville, Illinois, 1968—1969. Assistant professor University Illinois, Chicago, 1969—1975, associate professor, 1975—1982, professor biological science, 1982—2000, professor emeritus, 2000. Film consultant Coronet Films, Inc., Deerfield, Illinois.

Consultant textbook Wm. C. Brown Public, Dubuque, Iowa, Scott, Foresman Company, Glenview, Illinois.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor chapters to books, articles to reference journals.

Membership

Member of American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, American Society Plant Biology.

Connections

Married Beverly Sue Sacks, September 3, 1967. Children: Debra Eileen, Sharyl Jorene, Aaron Howard.

father:
Alfred Gassman Levin

mother:
Elvina (Chessen) Levin

spouse:
Beverly Sue Sacks

children:
Debra Eileen Gassman

Sharyl Jorene Gassman

Aaron Howard Gassman