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Robert H. Austin

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Dates

July 19, 1946 – present

Authorized Form of Name

Austin, Robert H.

Additional Forms of Names

Austin, Robert

Biography

Abstract

Robert H. Austin is a biophysicist, whose research focuses primarily on the use of microarrays and nanotechnology to increase knowledge of biological processes.

Important Dates

July 19, 1946Birth, Saint Charles (Ill.).

1968Obtained BS, Hope College, Holland (Mich.).

1970Obtained MS in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1975Obtained PhD in Physics, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Champaign (Ill.).

1976 – 1979Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry.

1979 – presentAssistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics (1979-1989) and Professor of Physics (1989-present), Princeton University, Princeton (N.J.).

1987 – 1990Member, Governing Board, Biophysics Division, American Physical Society.

1999Member, National Academy of Sciences.

2002Chair, Division of Biological Physics, American Physical Society.

2005Awarded Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize, American Physical Society.

Occupation

Biophysicist.

Places

Birth

Saint Charles (Ill.)

Undergraduate Education

Holland (Mich.)

Graduate Education

Champaign (Ill.)

Employment

Princeton (N.J.)

Subjects

Biophysics.

Protein microarrays.

Relationships

People

Advisors & Collaborators

Frauenfelder, Hans, 1922-

PhD advisor at University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign "Experimental Studies of Myoglobin Recombination Kinetics."

Colleagues

Aizenman, Michael

Both employed at Princeton University.

Al'tshuler, B. L.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Anderson, P. W. (Philip W.), 1923-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bargmann, V. (Valentine), 1908-1989

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bialek, William S.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Bleakney, Walker, 1901-1992

Both employed at Princeton University.

Brinkman, William F. (William Frank), 1938-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Callan, Curtis G.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Chaikin, Paul M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Coppersmith, Susan Nan

Both employed at Princeton University.

Dicke, Robert H. (Robert Henry)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Fitch, Val L., 1923-2015

Both employed at Princeton University.

Gross, David J. (David Jonathan)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Haldane, F. Duncan M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Happer, William, 1939-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Hopfield, John J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Kaspi, Victoria Michelle, 1967-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Libchaber, Albert J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Lieb, Elliott H.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Page, Lyman A.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Polyakov, A. M.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Randall, Lisa

Both employed at Princeton University.

Shenstone, A. G. (Allen Goodrich)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Smyth, Henry De Wolf, 1898-1986

Both employed at Princeton University.

Steinhardt, Paul J.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Tank, David William, 1953-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Taylor, Joseph H. (Joseph Hooton)

Both employed at Princeton University.

Treiman, Sam B.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wightman, A. S. (Arthur Strong), 1922-2013

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wigner, Eugene Paul, 1902-1995

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilczek, Frank

Both employed at Princeton University.

Wilkinson, David T.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Witherell, Michael S., 1949-

Both employed at Princeton University.

Witten, E.

Both employed at Princeton University.

Institutions

Major Positions

Kaiser-Wilhelm-Institut fur Biochemie

Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

Princeton University. Department of Physics

Assistant Professor to Associate Professor of Physics and Professor of Physics.

Professional Activities & Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science

American Physical Society

2005 winner of Julius Edgar Lilienfeld Prize; Member, Governing Board, Biophysics Division; and Chair, Division of Biological Physics.

Hope College

Obtained BS (Physics) in 1968.

National Academy of Sciences (U.S.)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Department of Physics

Obtained MS in 1970 and PhD in 1975.

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