Perry William Wilson

Fellow: Awarded 1936

Field of Study: Molecular and Cellular Biology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-25-1902

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1935–36:

WILSON, PERRY WILLIAM:  Appointed for research into the problem of the fixation of nitrogen by bacteria, in consultation with European authorities; tenure, six months from June 10, 1936.

Born November 25, 1902, at Bonanza, Arkansas. Education:  Rose Polytechnic Institute, 1922–23, 1924–25; University of Wisconsin, B.S., 1928, M.S., 1929, Ph.D., 1932.

Research Assistant in Bacteriology, 1929–32, Research Associate, 1932–33, Assistant Professor, 1933—, University of Wisconsin.

Publications:  Articles in Journal of the American Chemical Society, Journal of Biological Chemistry, Journal of Bacteriology, Biochemische Zeitschrift, Chemical Reviews, Journal of the American Society of Agronomy, Soil Science, Archiv für Mikrobiologie, Botanical Gazette, Plant Physiology, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Scientific Monthly.