Cohn, Mildred, 1913-2009

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Mildred Cohn was a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several universities (George Washington University, 1937-1938; Cornell University, 1938-1946; Washington University, 1946-1960; Harvard Medical School, 1950-1951). In 1960 she moved to the University of Pennsylvania, where she was professor of biophysics and physical chemistry, 1961-1978; Benjamin Rush Professor of Physiological Chemistry, 1978-1982; and professor emeritus of physiological chemistry, 1982-2009.

From the guide to the Mildred Cohn papers, 1947-1980, 1947-1980, (American Philosophical Society)

Born in New York, New York on 12 July 1913. Education: B.A., Chemistry, Hunter College (1931), M.S., Chemistry, Columbia University (1932), Ph. D., Chemistry, Columbia University (1938). Employment: 1932-1934 National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics ; 1937-1938 George Washington University School of Medicine ; 1938-1946 Cornell University, Medical College ; 1950-1951 Harvard University Medical School ; 1946-1960 Washington University, Medical School ; 1960- University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine.

From the description of Oral history interview with Mildred Cohn 1987 December 15. 1987. (Chemical Heritage Foundation). WorldCat record id: 76937855

Mildred Cohn is a biochemist and biophysicist. She received her Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1938 and was a research associate in biochemistry at several universities (George Washington University, 1937-1938; Cornell University, 1938-1946; Washington University, 1946-1960; Harvard Medical School, 1950-1951). She was professor of biophysics and physical chemistry, 1961-1978, and Benjamin Rush Professor of Physiological Chemistry, 1978-1982. She is now professor emeritus of physiological chemistry at the University of Pennsylvania.

From the description of Papers, 1947-1980. (American Philosophical Society Library). WorldCat record id: 122523445

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