Frank H. Westheimer, PhD

Affiliations: 
Chemistry University of Chicago, Harvard 
Area:
molecular mechanics
Website:
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(1912 - 2007)
http://www.fas.harvard.edu/home/news-and-notices/news/press-releases/release-archive/releases-2007/westheimer-04162007.shtml
http://www.nasonline.org/member-directory/deceased-members/49220.html
http://www.chemheritage.org/discover/collections/oral-histories/details/westheimer-frank-h.aspx
http://chemistry.library.nd.edu/resources/genealogy/chemistry/documents/WestheimerFH.pdf
Westheimer started his doctoral research with James Bryant Conant. When Conant became president of Harvard, he abandoned research and Westheimer finished his Ph.D. with E.P. Kohler.

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Parents

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James Bryant Conant grad student 1933 Harvard
Elmer P. Kohler grad student 1935 Harvard
Louis P. Hammett post-doc 1935-1936 Columbia

Children

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Al Fred Kerst grad student Harvard
S. Stoney Simons grad student Harvard
Aaron Novick grad student 1943 Chicago
Daniel E. Koshland grad student 1949 Chicago
Stanley Mandeles grad student 1953 Chicago
David C. Mauzerall grad student 1954 Chicago
Emil Thomas Kaiser grad student 1960 Harvard
Robert Wall grad student 1961 Harvard (LinguisTree)
Roberta F. Colman grad student 1962 Harvard
Charles L. Perrin grad student 1963 Harvard
George L. Kenyon grad student 1965 Harvard
Barry S. Cooperman grad student 1968 Harvard
Edward Alan Dennis grad student 1968 Harvard
Ronald H. Kluger grad student 1966-1969 Harvard
David G. Gorenstein grad student 1970 Harvard
John A. Gerlt grad student 1974 Harvard
Charles Himes Clapp grad student 1975 Harvard
Steven A. Benner grad student 1979 Harvard
Douglas T. Browne post-doc Harvard
Perry A. Frey post-doc Harvard
Charles E. McKenna post-doc
Stuart Warren post-doc Harvard
Myron L. Bender post-doc 1950 Chicago
Robert Heinz Abeles post-doc 1957 Harvard
Donald G. Lee post-doc 1964-1966 Harvard
Hernan Chaimovich post-doc 1966-1967 Harvard
Marion Hugh O'Leary post-doc 1966-1967 Harvard
Irwin Fridovich research scientist 1962 Harvard

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Westheimer FH. (2003) Musings. The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 278: 11729-30
Westheimer FH. (1997) Emil Thomas Kaiser: February 15, 1938-July 18, 1988. Biographical Memoirs. National Academy of Sciences (U.S.). 72: 219-32
Westheimer FH. (1997) Physical organic chemistry Pure and Applied Chemistry. 69: 285-286
Westheimer FH. (1995) Coincidences, decarboxylation, and electrostatic effects Tetrahedron. 51: 3-20
Westheimer FH, Henderson DE. (1994) What's in, what's out [2] (multiple letters) Chemical and Engineering News. 72: 2-3
Westheimer FH, Huang S, Covitz F. (1988) Rates and mechanisms of hydrolysis of esters of phosphorous acid Journal of the American Chemical Society. 110: 181-185
Westheimer FH. (1987) Why nature chose phosphates. Science (New York, N.Y.). 235: 1173-8
Westheimer FH. (1987) The core curriculum [5] Science. 237: 474-475
Westheimer FH. (1986) Polyribonucleic acids as enzymes. Nature. 319: 534-5
Westheimer F. (1986) Contemporary history series: The application of physical organic chemistry to biochemical problems Journal of Chemical Education. 63: 409-413
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