William L. Straus Jr.

William L. Straus Jr.

Fellow: Awarded 1937

Field of Study: Organismic Biology & Ecology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-29-1900

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1937–38:

STRAUS, WILLIAM LOUIS, JR.: Appointed for a study of the embryological development of muscle function with particular reference to the anatomical changes which occur in the peripheral neuromuscular apparatus from physiological immaturity to physiological maturity; tenure, twelve months from August 18, 1937.

Born October 29, 1900, at Baltimore, Maryland. EDUCATION: Harvard University, 1917–18; Johns Hopkins University, A.B., 1920, Ph.D., 1926. National Research Council Fellow, 1926–27.

Instructor in Anatomy, 1927–30, Associate in Anatomy, 1930—, Johns Hopkins University; Instructor in Anatomy and Physiology, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Nurses’ Training School), 1930—.

PUBLICATIONS: Articles in Journal of Morphology and Physiology, American Journal of Physical Anthropology, Contributions to Embryology, American Journal of Anatomy, Quarterly Review of Biology, Journal of Mammalogy, Proceedings of the United States National Museum, Bulletin of the Museum of comparative Zoölogy, Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, Journal of Anatomy, Bulletin of the Johns Hopkins Hospital, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society. Editor of (with C. G. Hartman) and contributor to The Anatomy of the Rhesus Monkey, 1933.