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Medicinal chemistry educator

Robert John Linhardt, American chemistry professor. Johnson and Johnson fellow Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981; National Institutes of Health grantee, since 1982. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, AACP (Volwiler award 1999), American Chemical Society (Horace S. Isbell award Carbohydrate Chemistry 1994, Claude S. Hudson award in carbohydrate chemistry 2003), Society Glycobiology.

Background

Linhardt, Robert John was born on October 18, 1953 in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. Son of Robert J. and Barbara A. (Kelley) Linhardt.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Chemistry, Marquette University, 1975. Master of Arts in Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy in Organic Chemistry, Johns Hopkins University, 1979.

Postgraduate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1982.

Career

Research associate Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1979-1982. Assistant professor University Iowa, Iowa City, 1982-1986, associate professor, 1986-1990, professor medicinal and natural products chemistry, 1990—2003, professor chemical and biochemistry engineering, 1996—2003, F. Wendell Miller Distinguished professor, 1996—2003, professor chemistry, since 1999. Constellation chair in biocatalysis and metabolic engineering Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.

Consultant in field. Interacad. exchange scientist to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics National Academy of Sciences, 1988.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, since 1985, Carbohydrate Research, since 1990, Journal Carbohydrate Chemistry, since 1995, Journal Biological Chemical, 1995-2000, Analytical Biochemistry, 1991-1997, since 2001. Contributor numerous articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, AACP (Volwiler award 1999), American Chemical Society (Horace S. Isbell award Carbohydrate Chemistry 1994, Claude S. Hudson award in carbohydrate chemistry 2003), Society Glycobiology.

Connections

Married Kathryn F. Burns, May 31, 1975. Children: Kelley, Barbara.

father:
Robert J. Linhardt

mother:
Barbara A. (Kelley) Linhardt

spouse:
Kathryn F. Burns

children:
Kelley Linhardt

Barbara Linhardt