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Harold J. Morowitz

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George Mason University, Washington, DC 
Area:
thermodynamics of living systems
Website:
http://provost.gmu.edu/robinson/about/harold-morowitz/
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Dr. Harold J. Morowitz is a biophysicist and Robinson Professor in Biology and Natural Philosophy at George Mason University. He was born in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. on December 4, 1927. Dr. Morowitz earned his B.S. in Physics and Philosophy at in 1947, his M.S. in Physics in 1950 and his Ph.D. in 1951 at Yale University. From 1951 to 1953 he was a physicist at the National Bureau of Standards. He was on the staff of the National Heart Institute from 1953 to 1955, before joining the faculty of Yale Institute in 1955. At Yale University, Dr. Morowitz was as an Assistant Professor from 1955 to 1960, an Associate Professor of biophysics from 1960 to 1967 and a Professor of Molecular biophysics and biochemistry from 1967 to 1988. He was Master of Pierson College from 1981 to 1986. He joined the faculty of George mason University in 1988 as a Robinson Professor and was Director of the Krasnow Institute of Advanced Study from 1993 to 1998

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Ernest Charles Pollard grad student 1951 Yale
 (The ultraviolet action and mutation spectra of Bacillus subtilis)

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Donald M. Engelman grad student 1967 Yale (Chemistry Tree)
Mark E. Tourtellotte post-doc Yale (ID Tree)
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Engelman DM, Morowitz HJ. (1968) Characterization of the plasma membrane of Mycoplasma laidlawii. IV. Structure and composition of membrane and aggregated components. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 150: 385-96
Engelman DM, Morowitz HJ. (1968) Characterization of the plasma membrane of Mycoplasma laidlawii. 3. The formation and aggregation of small lipoprotein structures derived from sodium dodecyl sulfate-solubilized membrane components. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 150: 376-84
Terry TM, Engelman DM, Morowitz HJ. (1967) Characterization of the plasma membrane of Mycoplasma laidlawii. II. Modes of aggregation of solubilized membrane components. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 135: 391-405
Engelman DM, Terry TM, Morowitz HJ. (1967) Characterization of the plasma membrane of Mycoplasma laidlawii. I. Sodium dodecyl sulfate solubilization. Biochimica Et Biophysica Acta. 135: 381-90
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