Carolyn Cohen

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Carolyn Cohen is a Professor Emeritus of Biology at Brandeis University. Working at the Rosenstiel Basic Medical Sciences Research Center, her research explores protein structures, especially those of motor proteins, using X-ray crystallography.[1]

History[edit]

Dr. Cohen earned her Ph.D. from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a Member of the National Academy of Sciences. In 2000, Dr. Cohen earned the Biophysical Society Founder's Award for her accomplishments in Biophysics.

Education[edit]

Dr. Cohen attended Hunter College High School in New York City.[2] Later she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Biology and Physics from Bryn Mawr College in 1950, where she graduated Summa Cum Laude.[3] She completed her Ph.D. at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, publishing a thesis entitled The Helical Configuration of the Polypeptide Chains in Collagen.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Retiring faculty members honored at luncheon". Retrieved October 25, 2012. 
  2. ^ Cohen, Carolyn (September 16, 2011). "Mrs. Professor". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 286 (37): 31929–31931. doi:10.1074/jbc.X111.287250. PMC 3173190Freely accessible. PMID 21799004. 
  3. ^ "Carolyn Cohen | Brandeis University". www.brandeis.edu. Retrieved February 7, 2017. 
  4. ^ Cohen, Carolyn (2007-11-09). "Seeing and Knowing in Structural Biology". Journal of Biological Chemistry. 282 (45): 32529–32538. doi:10.1074/jbc.X700001200. ISSN 0021-9258. PMID 17848543. 

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