1950 Larry King Steinrauf

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  • University of Missouri, Columbia - B.S.  Chemistry
  • University of Missouri, Columbia - M.A. Biochemistry
  • University of Washington, Seattle - Ph.D. Biochemistry

Positions held:

  • Research Fellow in Chemistry, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena
  • U.S. Public Health Fellow, Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge, England
  • Assistant Professor of Physical Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana
  • Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Indiana University School of Medicine
  • Professor of Biochemistry
  • Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Professor of Physiology and Biophysics
  • Professor of Medical Biophysics
  • Visiting Professor of Biophysics
  • Visiting Professor of Biochemistry, University of Bristol School of Medicine, England
  • Visiting Professor of Physiology, Harvard Medical School
  • Summer visitor, University of Glasgow, Scotland
  • Visiting Professor of Biology and Associate Director of Foreign Collaborations, Office of Research Affairs, National Sun Yat-sen University, Taiwan

Research Experience, Accomplishments, Contributions, Community Service, Awards:

  • Missouri:  metabolism of arsenic by microorganisms
  • Washington:  protein denaturation and reactivity of sulfhydryl and disulfide groups;  x-ray crystallography of cystine
  • CalTech:  x-ray crystallography of lysozyme;  heavy atom chemistry of proteins
  • Cambridge:  protein crystallography;  heavy atom chemistry and chromatography of myoglobin and hemoglobin
  • Illinois:  x-ray crystallography of lysozyme and biotin
  • Indiana:  x-ray crystallography of the ion transporting antibiotics valinomuycin, beauvericin, monensin, nigericin, and dianemycin.  Mechanisms of membrane transport  Chemotherapy for lead and mercury poisoning  Exercise physiology:  stress testing, interaction of ventilation drive and blood lactic acid  Physiological testing of human performance  X-ray crystallography of lysozyme, of human transthyretin and amyloidotic mutants, of human kappa chain immunoglobulin, protein crystallography at ultra high resolution, interaction of anions with proteins  mechanisms and strategies of amyloid formation
  • Over 10 published works in his field
  • Member of the Big 7 Outdoor Track Championship Team 1952