Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry

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1 volume
360 Pages
32 Biographies
32 Photos
Personage Index
10 Historical Biographies of "Great Chemists."

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Editor: Donald R. Franceschetti
February 2013 · 1 volume · 360 pages · 8"x10"

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ISBN: 978-1-58765-997-3
# of Pages: 360
# of Volumes: 1
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Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry
Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry is a collection of biographies of "living leaders" in the field of chemistry.

A supplement to Salem Press's Careers in Science series, a career-focused series exploring the fields and occupations of physics, chemistry, and other sciences with an emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) occupations and outlooks, Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry is a collection of biographies of "living leaders" in the field of chemistry. Culled from the pages of Current Biography, the monthly magazine renowned for its unfailing accuracy, insightful selection and the wide scope of influence of its subjects, these up-to-date profiles draw from a variety of resources and are an invaluable source for researches, teachers, students, and librarians.

Contemporary Biographies in Chemistry features 31 profiles of notable people in the field of chemistry. In addition, an appendix consisting of 10 historical biographies of "Great Chemists" is included, as well as geographical and personages indexes. A list of contemporary physicists covered appears below:

  Barton, Jacqueline K.
Belcher, Angela
Bertozzi, Carolyn R.
Catlin, Don H.
Chauvin, Yves
Chizmadzhev, Yurii Aleksandrovich
Ciechanover, Aaron J.
Djerassi, Carl
Doudna, Jennifer A.
Good, Mary L.
Gupta, Mahabir P.
Harris, Eva
Heath, James R.
Hershko, Avram
Jones, Monty
Kenyon, Cynthia
Kiessling, Laura L.
Moncada, Salvador
Olopade, Olufunmilayo
Paabo, Svante
Rubin, Eddy
Solomon, Susan
Stefansson, Kari
Steitz, Joan Argetsinger
Tanaka, Koichi
Terrett, Nicholas K.
Wambugu, Florence
Wells, Spencer
Whitson, Peggy A.
Wuthrich, Kurt
Zewail, Ahmed H.

Careers in Chemistry
Careers in Chemistry explores the fields and occupations of science and other emerging fields, emphasizing STEM occupations and outlooks and green technologies where applicable. It contains over twenty profiles of branches or fields of chemistry such as Agricultural Chemistry, Cosmetics Chemistry, Food Chemistry, and Forensic Science. It also contains over twenty corresponding occupational profiles that highlight a particular career within that branch or field (for example, a perfume chemist for Cosmetics Chemistry).