Fruton, Joseph S(tewart)

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FRUTON, Joseph S(tewart)

FRUTON, Joseph S(tewart). American/Polish, b. 1912. Genres: Biology, Chemistry, Autobiography/Memoirs, Bibliography. Career: Eugene Higgins Professor Emeritus of Biochemistry, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 1982- (Associate Professor of Physiological Chemistry, 1945-50; Professor of Biochemistry, 1950-57; Eugene Higgins Professor, 1957-82). Associate, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research, 1934-45. Publications: (with S. Simmonds) General Biochemistry, 1953; Molecules and Life: Historical Essays on the Interplay of Chemistry and Biology, 1972; Selected Bibliography of Biographical Data for the History of Biochemistry since 1800, 1974, supplement 1985, 1994; Contrasts in Scientific Style: Research Groups in the Chemical and Biochemical Sciences, 1990; A Skeptical Biochemist, 1992; Eighty Years, 1994; Proteins, Enzymes, Genes: The Interplay of Chemistry and Biology, 1999; Methods and Styles in the Development of Chemistry, 2002. Address: 123 York St, New Haven, CT 06511, U.S.A.