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biological chemistry educator

Rowena Green Matthews, British Biological chemistry educator ( sci: physical, Educated)biological chemistry educator. Recipient Faculty Recognition award University of Michigan, 1984, Merit award National Institute General Medical Sciences, 1991^; National Institutes of Health grantee, 1978^; National Science Foundation grantee, 1992^.


Matthews, Rowena Green was born on August 20, 1938 in Cambridge, England, (father American citizen). Daughter of David E. and Doris (Cribb) Green.


Bachelor, Radcliffe College, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1969.


Instructor University of Southern California, Columbia, 1964-1965. Postdoctoral fellow University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970-1975, assistant professor, 1975-1981, associate professor biological chemistry, 1981-1986, professor 1986^, associate chairman, 1988-1992, G. Robert Greenberg distinguished professor, 1995^, chair biophysics research division, 1996^. Member physical biochemistry study section National Institutes of Health, 1982-1986.

Member of advisory county National Institute General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 1991-1994. Advisory board North Atlantic Treaty Organization, 1994-1996. member editorial advisory board Bio-chemical Journal,1984-1992, Architecture Biochemistry, Biophysics, 1992^, Biochemistry, 1993^, Journal Bacteriology, 1995^. Contributor articles to professional journals.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial advisory board Bio-chemical Journal, 1984-1992, Architect Biochemistry, Biophysics, 1992-1997, Biochemistry, since 1993, Journal Bacteriology, 1995-2003. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science, National Academy of Sciences, American Academy Arts & Scis, Institute Medicine. Member American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (program chair 1995, chair human resources 1996-1998, William C. Rose award 2000), American Chemical Society (program chair biochemistry division 1985, secretary biochemistry division 1990-1992, chair 1994-1996, Repligen award 2001), Institute Medicine (2004), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.


  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, snorkeling, cross country skiing, cooking, gardening.


Married Larry Stanford Matthews, June 18, 1960. Children: Brian Stanford, Keith David.

David E. Green

Doris (Cribb) Green

Larry Stanford Matthews

Brian Stanford Matthews

Keith David Matthews