Johannes F. K. Holtfreter

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 01-09-1901

Died: 11-13-1992

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

Appointed from Canada:

HOLTFRETER, JOHANNES F. K. Appointed for investigations of the causal factors involved in the embryonic development of vertebrates; tenure, twelve months from April 1, 1944.

Born January 9, 1901, in Germany. Education:  Universities of Rostock, Leipzig and Freiburg, 1918–25; University of Freiburg, Ph.D., 1925.

Assistant, 1927–33, Kaiser Wilhelm Institute; Assistant Professor of Zoology, 1933–39, Zoological Institute, University of Munich; Guest lecturer, 1933–39, at universities in Holland, Brussels, Santander, Paris, Tokyo, Cambridge, and the United States. Fellow of the Rockefeller Foundation, at Yale University and elsewhere in the United States, 1935–36; at McGill University, 1941–43.

Publications:  Articles in Roux Archiv für Entwicklungs mechanic, Verhandlungen der Deutschen Zoologishce Gesellschaft, Biologische Zentralblatt, Die Medizinische Welt, Archiv für experimentelle Zellforschung, Die Naturwissenschaften, Actualités Scientifiques et Industrielles, Journal of Experimental Zoology.



National Academy of Sciences , 1955