C. Leonard Huskins

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-30-1897

Died: 07-26-1953

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

Appointed from Canada, 1942:

HUSKINS, CHARLES LEONARD.  Appointed for cytological research and the preparation of a book on the synthesis of cytology and genetics of plants, animals and man; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1942.

Born November 30, 1897, in England. Education:  School of Agriculture, Alberta, 1915–16, 1919–20; University of Alberta, B.S.A., 1923, M.Sc., 1925 (Research Scholar in cytogenetics, 1923–35); University of London, Ph.D., 1927, D.Sc., 1933 (Exhibition of 1851 Science Research Scholar, 1925–27).

Research Fellow, 1927–30, John Innes Horticultural Institution; Associate Professor of Botany, 1930–31, Professor of Genetics, 1934—, McGill University. Visiting Professor of Botany, 1938, University of California.

Publications:  Articles in Scientific American, Agriculture, Journal of Genetics, Proceedings of the Fifth International Genetics Congress, Genetics, Journal of Royal Horticultural Society, Science, American Naturalist, Journal of Heredity, Cytologia, Annals of Botany, Proceedings of the Royal Society of London, Sixth International Congress of Botanists at Amsterdam, Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, Transactions of the Royal Society of Canada, Journal of the Canadian Medical Association, Canadian Journal of Research, Cold Spring Harbor Symposium on Quantitative Biology.