Jeffries Wyman (biologist)
Wyman was a member of the National Academy of Sciences and of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the first scientific advisor to the US Embassy in Paris, director of a regional science office in the Middle East for UNESCO, a founder and past secretary general of the European Molecular Biology Organization, professor of biology at Harvard. Harvard University established Jeffries Wyman Fellowship in his name.
- 1901: born in West Newton, Massachusetts
- 1923: Harvard University, graduated with highest honors in philosophy and high honors in biology.
- 1926: Ph.D, University College London.
- 1928-1951: a professor of biology at Harvard University.
- 1955-1958: director of a regional science office in the Middle East for Unesco.
- 1958-1984: scientist at the Regina Elena and the Biochemistry Institute of the Sapienza University of Rome.
- 1984: retirement.
- 1995: dies in Paris, France.
- Alberti, Robert A.; Di Cera, Enrico (2003), "Jeffries Wyman", Biographical Memoirs, Biographical Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, 83, Washington, DC: National Academies Press, pp. 362–377, ISBN 0-309-08699-X, ISSN 0077-2933 (ISBN 0-309-52769-4 for the PDF edition).
- NY Times (November 9, 1995), "Jeffries Wyman, Molecular Biologist, 94", The New York Times, retrieved 3 November 2012.
- Simoni, R. D.; Hill, R. L.; Vaughan, M. (2002), "Protein chemistry and the development of allosterism: Jeffries Wyman", The Journal of Biological Chemistry, 277 (46): E34, PMID 12426446.