John T. Edsall

John T. Edsall

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Fellow: Awarded 1953

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-03-1902

Died: 06-12-2002

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

EDSALL, JOHN TILESTON:  Appointed for studies of the physical chemistry of amino acids, peptides, proteins and related compounds; tenure, twelve months from October 1, 1940.

Born November 3, 1902, at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Education:  Harvard University, A.B., 1923, M.D., 1928; University of Cambridge, 1924-26.

Tutor in Biochemical Sciences, 1928—, Harvard College; Instructor in Physical Chemistry, 1931–32, Assistant Professor of Biological Chemistry, 1932–38, Associate Professor, 1938—, Harvard University.

Publications:  Articles in Biochemical Journal, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Transactions of the Faraday Society, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Cellular and Comparative Physiology, Archivio di Scienze Biologiche, Journal of Chemical Physics, Science, Cold Spring Harbor Symposia in Quantitative Biology.  Contributor to The Chemistry of the Proteins and Amino Acids, 1938.


National Academy of Sciences , 1951