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Galston, Arthur, 2007 May 7

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Call Number: RU 1037

Dates

  • 2007 May 7

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Collection materials are closed to research until January 1, 2029, after which access is subject to review by University Archives staff.

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From the Collection: English

Biographical / Historical

Arthur William Galston received the following degrees: 1940, B.S., Cornell University; 1942, M.S., 1943, PH.D, University of Illinois; 1955, M.A. (Hon.), Yale University. He was first appointed to Yale as a botany instructor in 1946 and left at the end of the spring term due to the low salary. He then taught at Cal Tech for nine years. In 1955 he returned to Yale as professor of plant physiology in the botany department. In 1960 he was appointed professor of the newly organized biology department. He has also served as chairman of the department (1985-1988), director of the Marsh Botanical Gardens, Director, Division of the Biological Sciences (1966-1967), and for twelve years taught Residential College Seminars in bioethics. After his retirement in 1990, he became Eaton Professor us of Botany in the Department of Molecular, Cellular & Developmental Biology and professor emeritus in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

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