Donald L. D. Caspar

Professor of Biological Sciences
Ph.D. (1955) Yale
Member of the National Academy of Sciences

Institute of Molecular Biophysics     Tel: (850) 644-5522
Florida State University              Fax: (850) 561-1406
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4380            caspar@sb.fsu.edu
Curriculum vitae
12 April 1999
Date of Birth: January 8, 1927

Education

1950
B.A. Physics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
1955
Ph.D. Biophysics, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Research and Professional Experience
1954-55
Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology
1955-56
Postdoctoral Fellow, MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England
1956-58
Instructor in Biophysics, Yale University
1958-59
Assistant Professor in Biophysics, Yale University
1959-73
Research Associate in Pathology, Children's Hospital Medical Center and Children's Cancer Research Foundation, Boston, MA
1962-63
Research Associate in Biophysics, Harvard Medical School
1963-73
Lecturer on Biophysics, Children's Cancer Research Foundation, Harvard Medical School
1965
Visiting Associate, MRC Laboratory, Cambridge, England
1966
Lecturer, Theoretical Biology Summer School, Colorado State University
1968
Visiting Associate, MRC Laboratory, Cambridge, England
1969-73
Member of the Biophysics and Biophysical Chemistry B Study Section
1970-73
Editorial Committee, Annual Reviews of Biophysics & Bioengineering
1972-
Guest Research Associate in Biology, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1974-77, 1996-
Member and Chairman, Brookhaven National Laboratory Biology Department Visiting Committee
1976-81
Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, Heidelberg, Germany
1979
Program Chairman, Biophysics Society Meeting, Atlanta, GA
1980-81, 1994-
Member, Neutron Advisory Committee, Biology Department, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1981-84
Member of the National Laser Users Facility Steering Committee, Laboratory for Laser Energetics, University of Rochester
1984
Research Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, Institute of Molecular Biology, Nagoya University
1985-96
Member, Advisory Committee, Scanning Transmission Electron Microscope Facility, Brookhaven National Laboratory
1987-88
Acting Director, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
1989-94
Member, Scientific Advisory Committee, Structural Biology Center, Argonne National Laboratory
1991
President, Biophysical Society
1992-
Member, HFBR Program Advisory Committee, Physics Dept., Brookhaven National Laboratory
1972-94
Professor of Physics and Research Professor of Structural Biology, Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, Brandeis University
1994-
Professor of Biology, Institute of Molecular Biophysics, Florida State University
Honors and Awards
1972
Fellow, American Academy of Arts & Sciences
1985
National Lecturer, Biophysical Society
1987
Honored Lecturer, Princeton-Merck Symposium
1988-2001
National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award
1992
Fankuchen Award, American Crystallographic Association
1994
Guggenheim Fellowship
1994
Member, National Academy of Sciences
1994-96
Haworth Distinguished Scientist, Brookhaven National Laboratory