Alfred Marshak

Fellow: Awarded 1938

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-02-1907

Died: 06-01-1972

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

MARSHAK, ALFRED GEORGE:  Appointed for investigations on the mechanism of chromosome division, especially the nature of chromosome structure as revealed by response to treatment with x-rays and with neutrons; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1938.

Born June 2, 1907, in New York City.  Education:  Cornell University, B.S., 1930; Harvard University, M.A., 1932, Ph.D., 1934.

Assistant in General Physiology, 1933–34, Harvard University; Assistant in General Physiology, 1934–35, Radcliffe College; Research Fellowship in Pathology, 1937–38, New England Deaconess Hospital.

Publications:  Articles in Cytologia, American Journal of Botany, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, American Naturalist, Journal of General Physiology, American Journal of Cancer, Genetics, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Journal of Heredity, Archives of Pathology, Radiology, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine.