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List of Professors

Name Years at Michigansort icon Position

Henry Charles Eckstein

1926 - 1960
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Walter David Block

1934 - 1982
Professor Emeritus of Human Nutrition

Makepeace Uho Tsao

1947 - 1967
Associate Professor of Biochemistry

Joseph Paton Chandler

1948 - 1969
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Merle Mason

1950 - 1984
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Melvin Levine

1950 - 1966
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Richard Louis Potter


1950 - 1960
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Isadore A Bernstein

1953 - 1990
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Professor of Environmental & Industrial Health

Thomas R. Riggs

1955 - 1986
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Halvor N. Christensen

1955 - 1986
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry

Minor J. Coon

1955 - 2002
Victor C. Vaughan Distinguished University Professor of Biological Chemistry

Wil
liam G Robinson Jr

1955
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Paul A. Srere

1956 - 1963
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Eugene E. Dekker

1956 - 1994
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Saul Roseman

1956 - 1965
Professor of Biological Chemistry

G. Robert Greenberg

1957 - 1988
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Dale L. Oxender

1958 - 1993
Professor of Biological Chemistry

William Edward Mitchell Lands

1958 - 1980
Professor of Biological Chemistry

David Aminoff

1960 - 1999
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Amiya K. Hajra

1960 - 2007
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Research Professor, Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience Institute

J. Sri Ram

1961 - 1965
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Bruce Levenberg

1961 - 1970
Professor of Biological Chemistry

George W. Jourdian

1961 - 2000
Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Anita H. Payne

1961 - 1996
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Gordon L. Nordby

1962 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Margaret J. Hunter

1962 - 1989
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Vincent Massey

1963 - 2002
Vincent J. Lawrence Oncley Distinguished University Professor of Biological Chemistry

Charles H. Williams Jr.

1963 - 2005
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Robert Zand

1963 - 2012
Professor of Macromolecular Science & Engineering
Research Scientist & Adjunct Professor of Biophysics
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Jules A. Shafer

1964 - 1991
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Donald E. Hultquist

1964 - 2001
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Howard L. Elford

1964
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Irwin J. Goldstein

1965 - 1999
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Paul A Weinhold

1965 - 2012
Professor of Biological chemistry

Prasanta K. Datta

1966 - 1998
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Martha L. Ludwig

1967 - 2006
J. Lawrence Oncley Distinguished University Professor of Biological Chemistry

Dominic D. Dziewiatkowski

1967 - 1985
Professor of Dentistry, Biological Chemistry

Frederic L. Hoch

1967 - 1987
Professor of Internal Medicine and of Biological Chemistry.

Robert Lee Armstrong

1968
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Fedor Medzihradsky

1969 - 1998
Professor of Biological Chemistry & Pharmacology

Harvey J. Whitfield

1970 - 1984
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Alan R. Price

1970 - 1987
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Daisy S. McCann

1970 - 1994
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

David P. Ballou

1972 - 2014
Professor of Biological Chemistry

William R. Folk

1973 - 1984
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Rowena Matthews

1974 - 2007
Professor of Biological Chemistry & Chemistry
Research Professor

Herbert P. Schweizer

1975 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Harry G. Rittenhouse

1975 - 1978
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

William N. Kelley

1975 - 1989
John G. Searle Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Chair of the Department of Internal Medicine

Donald A. Chambers

1975 - 1979
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

William N. Kelley

1975 - 1989
John G. Searle Professor of Internal Medicine
Professor of Biological Chemistry and Internal Medicine
Chair of Department of Internal Medicine

Irving H. Fox

1976
Professor of Internal Medicine and Biological Chemistry

Ronald E. White

1977 - 1979
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Jess G. Thoene

1977 - 1999
Professor of Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

Peter E. Doddona

1977 - 1985
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry and Internal Medicine

Dennis R. Koop

1981 - 1986
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Russell Hille

1981 - 1985
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Richard C. Adelman

1982 - 2000
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Gerontology
Director of the Institute of Gerontology

Devendra R. Deshmukh

1983 - 1988
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry
Lecturer in Pediatrics and Communicable Diseases

David R. Engelke

1983 - 2015
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Syend O. Freytag

1984 - 1989
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

James M. Wilson

1986 - 1993
Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, Biological Chemistry

Todd D. Porter

1986 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Mariam L. Greenberg

1986 - 1992
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Gerhard E. Wagner

1987 - 1990
Professor of Physics
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Dennis J. Thiele

1987 - 2003
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

Susan M. Miller

1987 - 1991
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Michael A. Marletta

1987 - 2005
John Gideon Searle Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

Geneva M. Omann

1987 - 2004
Associate Professor of Surgery & Biological Chemistry

Gary J. Nabel

1987 - 2004
Professor of Internal Medicine, Rheumatology
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Xinxin Ding

1989 - 1994
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Jack E. Dixon

1990 - 2003
Minor J. Coon Professor of Biological Chemistry
Chair of the Department of Biological Chemistry

Claudia M. Kent

1991 - 2003
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Kunliang Guan

1991 - 2007
Havor N. Christensen Collegiate Professor in the Life Sciences

Kevin M. Walton

1992
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

James A. Peliska

1993 - 2001
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Siego Izumo

1993 - 1997
Professor of Internal Medicine, Biological Chemistry

Ronald Taussig

1994 - 2001
Associate Professor of Biological Chemistry

James R. Gaut

1994
Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry

Carol A. Fierke

1999 - 2017
Professor of Chemistry and Biophysics
Professor of Biological Chemistry
Dean of Horace H Rackham School of Graduate Studies

William L. Smith

2003 - 2016
Professor of Biological Chemistry

Ming Lei

2004 - 2015
Associate Professor

Matthew A Young

2005 - 2011
Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology