George Oswald Burr

Fellow: Awarded 1934

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-06-1896

Died: 06-22-1990

Website: http://siarchives.si.edu/collections/siris_arc_290614

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

BURR, GEORGE OSWALD:  Appointed for studies in the field of photosynthesis, in certain European laboratories; tenure, six months from June 20, 1934.

Born October 6, 1896, at Conway, Arkansas. Education:  Hendrix College, B.A., 1916; University of Arkansas, M.A., 1920; University of Minnesota, Ph.D., 1923; University of Illinois, 1920–21.

Professor of Chemistry, 1917–18, Kentucky Wesleyan College; Research Associate in Biochemistry, 1924–27, University of California; Assistant Professor of Botany, 1927–30, Associate Professor, 1930—, University of Minnesota; Field Assistant, United States Department of Agriculture, Summers, 1924–27.

Publications: Articles in Bulletin of the University of Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Memoirs of the University of California, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of the American Medical Association, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of the American Society for Agronomy, Journal-Lancet, Annual Report of the National Live Stock and Meat Board, Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry.