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Mitchell Joseph Weiss, American librarian. Achievements include research in structure and development of insect brain centers at microscopic and ultrastructural levels; research in biology of phylum Gastrotricha, with current emphasis on sexuality, life cycles and systematics of freshwater gastrotrichs. Graduate fellow, National Science Foundation, 1964-1969, research grantee, 1976-1978.

Background

Weiss, Mitchell Joseph was born on November 12, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Son of Harry Edward and Gertrude Plotkin Weiss.

Education

Standard Chartered Bank in Biology with high honors, Brown University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy in Zoology, University Michigan, 1970. Master of Library Science, Rutgers University, 1988.

Career

National Institutes of Health postdoctoral research fellow University Washington, Seattle, 1970—1973. Postdoctoral instructor in zoology University Iowa, Iowa City, 1973—1974. Assistant professor biology Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1974—1981, visiting assistant professor, 1981—1982, guest investigator, 1982—2000.

Science writer, 2001—2002. Reference library, digital/global access library coordinator Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck, 2002—2007, assistant university library online library, since 2007. Consultant Oriel Corporation, Stamford, Connecticut, 1983, Knoll Pharmaceutical Company, Mount Olive, New Jersey, 1999—2000.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in structure and development of insect brain centers at microscopic and ultrastructural levels. Research in biology of phylum Gastrotricha, with current emphasis on sexuality, life cycles and systematics of freshwater gastrotrichs.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to science jours.

Membership

Member of International Association Meiobenthologists, American Microscopical Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical music, swimming.

Connections

father:
Harry Edward

mother:
Gertrude Plotkin Weiss