Jane M. Oppenheimer

Fellow: Awarded 1942

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Fellow: Awarded 1952

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-19-1911

Died: 03-19-1996

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

OPPENHEIMER, JANE MARION.  Appointed for an experimental analysis of the development of structure and function in the central nervous system of the bony fish; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1942.

Born September 19, 1911, Philadelphia.  Education:  Bryn Mawr College, B.A., 1932; Yale University, Ph.D., 1935. Susan Rhoda Cutler Fellow, 1934–35, Sterling Fellow, 1935–36, Sarah Berliner Fellow, American Association of University Women, 1936–37, at Yale University. Research Fellow, University of Rochester, 1937–38.

Instructor in Biology, 1938—, Bryn Mawr College.

Publications:  Articles in Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Anatomical Record, Science, Journal of Experimental Zoology, Osiris, Bulletin of the Institute of the History of Medicine: Johns Hopkins University, Collecting Net, Quarterly Review of Biology, Journal of Comparative Neurology, American Journal of Science.