Horace A. Barker

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1961

Field of Study: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-29-1907

Died: 12-24-2000

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

BARKER, HORACE ALBERT:  Appointed for researches in the field of bacteriological biochemistry; tenure, eleven months from September 1, 1941.

Born November 29, 1907, Oakland, California.  Education:  Stanford University, A.B., 1929, Ph.D., 1933; University of Chicago, 1930–31. National Research Council Fellow, Hopkins Marine Station, 1933–35. General Education Board Fellow, Technical University, Delft, Holland, 1935–36.

Instructor in Soil Microbiology and Junior Soil Microbiologist, 1936–40, Assistant Professor and Assistant Soil Microbiologist, 1940—, University of California.

Publications:  Articles in Physiological Zoology, General Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Archiv für Mikrobiologie, Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, Proceedings of the Koninklijke Akademie van Wetenschappen te Amsterdam, Enzymologia, Journal of Bacteriology, Report of Proceedings of the Third International Congress for Microbiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

AWARDS WON

National Academy of Sciences , 1953