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biochemistry educator

Vitaly Lev Spitsberg, American biochemistry educator. Achievements include the first report on crystallization of Fl-ATPase, and crystallization of catalase from beef liver and human erythrocytes in a new form as a monomolecular tube form. Grantee National Science Foundation, 1982, 84. Member Jewish World Congress, 1989. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences.

Background

Spitsberg, Vitaly Lev was born on July 27, 1938 in Kazatin, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics. Came to the United States, 1975. Son of Lev Israel and Anna Efim (Rubchinsky) Spitsberg.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Moscow 1st Medical Institute, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, Institute Biophysics Academy of Sciences, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966.

Career

Junior scientist Institute Medical Chemistry, Moscow, 1961-1962. Senior scientist Institute Medical Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1966-1971, Institute Development Biology Academy Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Moscow, 1971-1974. Project associate Northwestern University, Chicago, 1975-1976.

Research associate University Wisconsin, Madison, 1976-1978, Syracuse (New York ) University, 1978-1979. Senior research associate St. Louis University, 1979-1982. Visiting research professor University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1982-1983.

Visiting professor Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1983-1986, senior research associate, 1987-1991, 92—.

Achievements

  • Achievements include the first report on crystallization of Fl-ATPase, and crystallization of catalase from beef liver and human erythrocytes in a new form as a monomolecular tube form.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to scholarly and professional journals.

Membership

Member Jewish World Congress, 1989. Member American Society Biological Chemists, New York Academy of Sciences.

Connections

Married Margarita Bakaeva, September 1960 (divorced 1970). 1 child, Vladimir; married Natalia Krasnova, November 19, 1971.

father:
Lev Israel Spitsberg

mother:
Anna Efim (Rubchinsky) Spitsberg

spouses:
Margarita Bakaeva

Natalia Krasnova

child:
Vladimir Spitsberg