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Stuart Alan Newman

biology educator

Stuart Alan Newman, American biology educator. Achievements include proposal of fibronectin prepattern model for vertebrate limb development, of generic/genetic interplay in developmental and evolutionary processes; discovery of matrix-driven translocation, of precartilage cAMP responsive nuclear protein, of structural basis of heparin-fibronectin interaction.

Background

Newman, Stuart Alan was born on April 4, 1945 in New York City. Son of Seymour and Pearl (Bloomowitz) Newman.

Education

AB, Columbia University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Chicago, 1970.

Career

Instructor University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1973-1975. Assistant professor State University of New York, Albany, 1975-1979. Associate professor New York Medical College, Valhalla, 1979-1984, professor, since 1984.

Visiting scientist Centre Energie Atomique, France, 1992. Member editorial board Journal Bioscience, Bangalore, since 1991.

Achievements

  • Achievements include proposal of fibronectin prepattern model for vertebrate limb development, of generic/genetic interplay in developmental and evolutionary processes. Discovery of matrix-driven translocation, of precartilage cAMP responsive nuclear protein, of structural basis of heparin-fibronectin interaction.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Council for Responsible Genetics (board directors Cambridge, Massachusetts since 1982), American Society Cell Biology, Society Development Biology, Teratology Society.

Connections

Married Jura Sylvia Kulmatickas, May 3, 1968. Children: Sarah, Erica.

father:
Seymour Newman

mother:
Pearl (Bloomowitz) Newman

spouse:
Jura Sylvia Kulmatickas

children:
Sarah Newman

Erica Newman