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translator

Virginia Barbara Silverstein, American translator. Member Authors Guild.

Background

Silverstein, Virginia Barbara was born on April 3, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Daughter of Samuel Wolf and Gertrude (Bresch) Opshelor.

Education

Student, McGill University, Montreal, 1955;Bachelor, University of Pennsylvania, 1958.

Career

Analytical chemist, American Sugar Company, Brooklyn, 1958-1959;translator of Russian science literature, New York City, since 1960.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Translator journals Biokhimiya, 1970-1992, Immunologiya, 1982-1990, Molekyularnaya Genetika, Mikrobiologiya i Virusologiya, since 1986, Biotekhnologiya, since 1992. Co-author syndicated column Tales from Doctor A., 1972-1974. Co-author numerous books in field.

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Membership

Member Authors Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, multimedia, Internet.

Connections

Married Alvin Silverstein, December 30, 1933. Children: Robert Alan, Glenn Evan, Carrie Lee, Sharon Leslie, Laura Donna Nunn, Kevin Andrew.

father:
Samuel Wolf Opshelor

mother:
Gertrude (Bresch) Opshelor

spouse:
Alvin Silverstein

children:
Robert Alan Silverstein

Glenn Evan Silverstein

Carrie Lee Silverstein

Sharon Leslie Silverstein

Laura Donna Nunn Silverstein

Kevin Andrew Silverstein