Isabel Pérez Farfante

Isabel Pérez Farfante

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology
Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Education: Universidad de Habana

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

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1942:

Appointed from Cuba:

FARFANTE, ISABEL P.  Appointed for ecological studies of edible mollusks and crustaceans; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1942.

Born July 24, 1916, Güira de Melena, Cuba.  Education:  Central University of Madrid, 1934–36; University of Havana, Doctor of Natural Sciences, 1938.

Laboratory and Museum Assistant, 1937–39, Institute of Havana; Professor of Natural History, 1939—, Institute of Secondary Education, Havana; Professor of Natural History, 1939—, Sepúlveda College; Professor of Zoology, 1940, Faculty of Sciences, University of Havana; Professor Ichthyology, Summer, 1941, University of Havana.

Publications:  Claves para la Determinación de las Familias de Foraminíferos, 1941. Contributor to “Ecologia.” Articles in Memorias de la Sociedad Cubana de Historia Natural, Revista de la Universidad de Habana, Torreia.

Spouse: Gerardo A. Canet, Guggenheim Fellow in Geography and Environmental Studies, 1945, 1947

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