Lawrence R. Blinks

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Fellow: Awarded 1948

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Fellow: Awarded 1957

Field of Study: Plant Sciences

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 04-22-1900

Died: 03-04-1989

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

BLINKS, LAWRENCE ROGERS:  Appointed for research into the relations of metabolism to the bio-electric properties of certain large plant cells; tenure, twelve months from October 15, 1939.

Born April 22, 1900, at Michigan City, Indiana.  Education:  Harvard University, S.B., 1923, A.M., 1925, Ph.D., 1926. Bermuda Biological Station, 1923–24; Carnegie Institution, Dry Tortugas Laboratory, Summers, 1926 to 1929.

Assistant in General Physiology, 1926–29, Associate, 1929–33, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research; Associate Professor of Biology, 1933–36, Professor, 1936—, Stanford University.

Publications:  Articles in Science, Journal of General Physiology, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine, Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club, Cold Spring Harbor Symposia in Quantitative Biology, Transactions of the Faraday Society, Carnegie Institution of Washington Yearbook, Proceedings of the International Botanical Congress.


National Academy of Sciences , 1955