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Todd Mervyn Schuster

company executive , biophysics educator

Todd Mervyn Schuster, American biophysics educator, biotechnology company executive. United States Public Health Service fellow, 1959-1963, 63-66. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Biophysics Society, Protein Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Virology.

Background

Schuster, Todd Mervyn was born on June 27, 1933 in Minneapolis. Son of David Theodore and Ann (Kaluser) Schuster.

Education

Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1958. Master of Science, Wayne State University, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington University, 1963.

Career

Research associate Max Planck Institute Physical Chemistry, Goettingen, West Germany, 1963-1966. Assistant professor State University of New York-Buffalo, 1966-1970. Associate professor University Connecticut, Storrs, 1970-1975, professor biochemistry, biophysics, 1975-1998, professor emeritus, from 1998, department head, 1977-1981, director Biotechnology Center, 1986-1990.

President, founder Xenogen Inc., 1986-1990. Visiting professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1975, University Peking, People's Republic of China, 1987. McCollum-Pratt visiting professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1979-1980.

Member National Institutes of Health grant review panels, biophysics and biophysics chemistry panel, 1971-1975, biomedical science postdoctoral fellowship panel, 1976, Sickle Cell Disease Advisory Panel, 1977. Member biological instrumentation rev panel National Science Foundation, 1984-1990, biological facilities, 1987-1990, science and technical centers, 1988-1990. Member Bulletin Board System advisory council National Science Foundation, 1989-1992.

Chairman advisory committee National Cell Culture Center, since 1990. Program director National Analytical Untracentri Fugation Facility, 1987-1998.

Works

  • Contributor research articles on rapid reaction kinetics, biopolymers, hemeprotein structure and function, virus structure and assembly to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, Connecticut Academy of Sciences and Engineering, Biophysics Society, Protein Society, American Society Biological Chemists, American Society Virology.

Connections

Married Nancy Joanne Barnes, January 25, 1958. 1 child, Lela Alexa.

father:
David Theodore Schuster

mother:
Ann (Kaluser) Schuster

spouse:
Nancy Joanne Barnes

child:
Lela Alexa Schuster