Efrén Carlos del Pozo

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 09-11-1907

Died: 05-14-1979

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

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1941

Appointed from Mexico:

POZO, EFRÉN CARLOS DEL:  Appointed for studies of the electrical stimulation of muscle; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1941.

Born September 11, 1907, at San Luis Potosí, Mexico.  Education:  National University of Mexico, M.D., 1936. Research Fellow in Physiology, 1940–41, Harvard University.

Professor of Botany and Zoology, 1928–29, College of San Luis; Member of the Medical Service of Mexico, 1931–33; Member of the Staff, 1938—, General Hospital, Mexico, D. F.; Professor of Physiology, 1936—, National School of Biological Sciences.

Publications  (Spanish titles of books, several of which also have been published in English translation): El Problema Religioso en Méjico, 1928; Imán, 1929; Orden Público, 1931; Teresa de Jesús, 1931; Siete Domingos Rojos, 1932; La Noche de las Cien Cabezas, 1934; La Aldea del Crimen, 1934; Mr. Witt en el Canton, 1935; Contraatague, 1938; Proverbio de la Muerte, 1940; El Lugar del Hombre, 1940; Mexicayotl, 1941.