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biophysicist

Paul Terrell Shafer, American biophysicist. Achievements include patent for medical diagnostic cassette; discovery of first known site for prostaglandin binding; discovery of action of endonucleases against lipid bilayers. Captain United States Army, 1961-1963. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Plastics Engineers.

Background

Shafer, Paul Terrell was born on November 23, 1938 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of Eugene Wesley and Margaret Negley (Hare).

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biophysics, University California, Berkeley, 1972.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow, research physicist University Kansas Medical Center/Kansas City Veterans Administration Hospital, 1972-1977. Assistant professor University Kansas, Kansas City, 1977-1985. Senior scientist Sensor Diagnostics Corporation, Irvine, California, 1986-1988.

Founding biophysicist, prototype group leader Biocircuits Corporation, Burlingame, from 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patent for medical diagnostic cassette. Discovery of first known site for prostaglandin binding. Discovery of action of endonucleases against lipid bilayers.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Captain United States Army, 1961-1963. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Society Plastics Engineers.

Connections

Son of.

father:
Eugene Wesley Son

mother:
Margaret Negley (Hare) Son