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Theodore P. Williams

biophysicist , biology educator

Theodore P. Williams, American biophysicist, biology educator. Achievements include research in visual processes, sensory mechanisms, fast chemical reactions. Recipient Alexander von Humboldt Senior Scientist award. Member Association Research Vision Ophthalmology.

Background

Williams, Theodore P. was born on May 24, 1933 in Marianna, Pennsylvania, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Muskingum College, 1955. Master of Arts, Princeton University, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy in Physical Chemistry, Princeton University, 1959.

Career

Research associate chemistry Brown University, 1959-1961, fellow psychology, 1961-1963, assistant professor biology and medical science, 1963-1966. Associate professor biological science Florida State University, 1966-1973, acting chairman department, 1970-1971, professor biological science, from 1973, co-director psychobiol. program, 1971-1974, director Institute Moleculat Biophysics, from 1985. Principal investigator numerous grants National Institutes of Health, National Science Foundation, Department Energy.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in visual processes, sensory mechanisms, fast chemical reactions.

Membership

Member Association Research Vision Ophthalmology.

Connections

Married; 5 children.