Florence B. Seibert

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-06-1897

Died: 08-23-1991

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

SEIBERT, FLORENCE BARBARA:  Appointed for a study of the molecular sizes and cataphoretic mobilities of the active principle of tuberculin in its antigenic and non-antigenic forms; tenure, twelve months from April 9, 1937.

Born October 6, 1897, at Easton, Pennsylvania. Education:  Goucher College, A.B., 1918; Yale University, Ph.D., 1923. Porter Fellow of the Physiological Society, 1922–24.

Instructor in Pathology, 1923–28, Assistant Professor, 1928-–2, University of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Biochemistry, 1932–36, Henry Phipps Institute, University of Pennsylvania.

Publications: Articles in American Journal of Physiology, Archives of Internal Medicine, Journal of Pharmacology, Archiv für Experimentelle Pathologie und Pharmakologie, Journal of the American Medical Association, American Review of Tuberculosis, Tubercle, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Immunology, Journal of Infectious Diseases, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Journal of Metabolic Research, Archives of Pathology, Paper, Pulp and Paper Magazine, Transactions of the 29th Annual Meeting of the National Tuberculosis Association.


Photograph credit: Strawbridge & Clothier Photographic Studio Philadelphia