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The Christian B. Anfinsen Papers

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Curriculum Vitae
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Anfinsen, Christian B.
Reproduced with permission of Libby Anfinsen.
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Biographical Information
Box Number: 41
Folder Number: 1
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Resumes (personnel records)
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Series: Personal and Biographical, 1939-1999
SubSeries: Biographical, 1995-1999; n.d.
Folder: Curriculum vitae, [1995]
Name: Christian Boehmer Anfinsen, Jr.
Date/Place of Birth: March 26, 1916 Monessen, Pennsylvania
Marital Status: Married (2nd) Libby Esther Shulman Ely
Education: B.A. 1937 Swarthmore College
M.S. 1939 University of Pennsylvania
Ph.D. 1943 Harvard Medical School
Positions Held:
1938-1939 Assistant Instructor in Organic Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania
1939-1940 Fellow of the America Scandinavian Foundation, Visiting Investigator, Carlsberg Laboratory, Copenhagen, Denmark
1941-1943 University Fellow, Harvard University
1943-1945 Instructor in Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School
1944-1946 Civilian with Office of Scientific Research and Development, CMR
1945-1948 Associate in Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School
(1947-1948) Senior Fellow of the American Cancer Society, Visiting Investigator, Medical Nobel Institute with Professor Hugo Theorell
1948-1950 Markle Scholar, Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical School
(Consultant in Research Anesthesia, Massachusetts General Hospital)
1950-1952 Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Physiology, National Heart Institute
1952-1962 Chief, Laboratory of Cellular Physiology and Metabolism, National Heart Institute
1962-1963 Professor, Department of Biological Chemistry, Harvard Medical school
1963-1981 Chief, Laboratory of Chemical Biology, National Institute of Arthritis, Metabolism, and Digestive Diseases
1981-1982 Visiting Professor of Biochemistry, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
1982-Present Professor of Biology, The Johns Hopkins University
Member: Board of Governors, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Societies: American Society of Biological Chemists (President, 1971-1972)
National Academy of Sciences (Council, 1974-1977)
Royal Danish Academy
American Philosophical Society
Pontifical Academy of Science
Honors Received:
1954 Rockefeller Foundation Public Service Award
1957 International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry Travel Grant to attend Symposium on Proteins, Paris, France
1958 Guggenheim Fellowship for Travel to do research at the Weizmann Institute of Science
1959 National Science Foundation Travel Award to attend Conference on Genetic Specificity of Proteins, Copenhagen
1964 NIH Lecture
Kelly Lecture (Purdue University)
1965 D.Sc. (Hon.) - Swarthmore College
1966 Harvey Lecture
Albert Einstein, Hospital Israelita Medal
1967 D.Sc. (Hon), Georgetown University
1969 D.Sc. (Hon), New York Medical College
Honorary Fellow, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel
Leon Lecture, University of Pennsylvania
1970 EMBO Lecture, Swedish Academy of Science
Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, England
1972 Jubilee Lecture, British Biochemical Society
Nobel Prize in Chemistry Nobel Committee of Stockholm, Sweden
1973 D.Sc. (Hon), University of Pennsylvania
1974 Mathers Lectures, Indiana University, Bloomington
CBA Scholarship established Feinberg Grad School, Weizmann Inst, Israel
1975 D.Sc. (Hon), Gustavos Adolphus College
Kempner Lectures, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Tx
1977 D.Sc. (Hon), Brandeis University, Mass.
Naff Lectures, University of Kentucky, Lexington
1978 D.Sc. (Hon), Providence College, Rhode Island
Herbert S. Sober Memorial Lecture
Hadassah Myrtle Leaf Award, State of Israel
1979 Berson Memorial Lecture, Mt.Sinai School of Medicine, New York City
Fritz Lipmann Life Sciences Medal, Paris, France
Scholar in Residence, Pomona College
1980 Centennial Medal, Case Institute of Technology
1981 Member Pontifical Academy of Science Board, Vatican City, Italy
Scientist Emeritus Award, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Md.
1982 Doc. of Medicine (Hon), University of Naples, Naples, Italy
Medal of Medicine, University of Naples Medical School, Italy
D. Sc. (Hon), Yeshiva University, New York City, NY
1984 Distinguished Scientist Lecture, Bard College
Theobald Smith Lecture Award, Albany College of Medicine
1985 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Medal, Jerusalem, Israel
1986 Awarded National Library of Medicine Medal, Bethesda, Maryland
Guest Lecturer, University of Japan, Tokyo and Kyoto, Japan
1987 D. Sc.(Hon), Adelphi University, New York
1988 Human Genome Project, Valencia, Spain
Genetic Engineering Lecture/ Kon Kuk University, Seoul, Korea
Scholar in Residence, " "
1990 Science Lecture, University of Bergen, Norway
Pioneer in Science Award, Bar Ilan University, RamatGan, Israel
1991 Research Symposium Award, Morris Brown College, Atlanta, Georgia
Centennial Speaker Medal, UTMB, Galveston, Texas
1993 D.Sc. (Hon), University of Las Palmas, Canary Islands
1994 NIH-Israel Alumni Association Annual Anfinsen Lecture, Israel
Johns Hopkins University Annual Anfinsen Lecture, Baltimore, Md
NIH Annual Anfinsen Lecture, Bethesda, Md
DHEW Distinguished Service Medal
DHEW Superior Service Medal
1995 Anfinsen Memorial Annual Lecture, Weizmann Institute,Rehovot, Israel
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