Benjamin P. Sonnenblick

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-31-1910

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

SONNENBLICK, BENJAMIN PAUL:  Appointed for studies of the embryology of the fruit fly, Drosophilia melanogaster, with special reference to the cytology and differentiation of the organs and organ systems in the larva; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1941.

Born May 31, 1910, in New York City.  Education:  College of the City of New York, B.S., 1930; University of Michigan, 1931–32; New York University, M.Sc., 1934, Ph.D., 1938.

Research Zoologist, 1938–41, Instructor in Biology, Queens College.

Publications:  Articles in Journal of Experimental Zoology, American Naturalist, Genetics, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.