Sidney Roberts, Ph.D.

A Short Biography:

AWARDS & HONORS: Ciba Award in Endocrinology,The Endocrine Society, 1953 Guggengheim Fellow, University of London, 1957 UCLA Oral History, 1990 Who's Who in the World, 1990- ELECTED OFFICES: Executive Committee,Divisionof BiologicalChemistry, American Chemical Society (1956-59) Sigma Xi (President, UCLA Chapter, (1959-60) Endocrine Society (Vice President, (1968-69) Faculty Executive Committee, UCLA School of Medicine (1971-72; 1979-82) Chair, Academic Senate, Los Angeles Division (1989-90) President, UCLA Emeriti Association (2003-04) PROFESSIONAL SERVICE: Consultant, Veterans Administration Hospitals, Long Beach, CA (1951-55);West Los Angeles (1958-62) National Science Foundation, Advisory Panel for Regulatory Biology (1955-57); Advisory Panel for Metabolic Biology (1957-59) National Institutes of Health, Metabolism Study Section (1960-63) Los Angeles County Heart Association, Basic Science Study Section, (1958-60,1962-63) Editorial Board American Journal of Physiology (1956-59, 1959-63); Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology & Medicine (1958-59); Brain Research (1971-1976); Neurochemical Research (1974-84)

Work Titles
UCLA Emeritus Member, Brain Research Institute Professor Emeritus, Biological Chemistry
Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1943
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1939
Honors and Awards:
1990 UCLA Oral History
1957 Guggenheim Fellow, University of London
1953 Ciba Award in Endocrinology, The Endocrine Society
Certification Type:
1990 Who's Who in the World

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310 454 1887

Work Phone Number:

310 825 6997

Office Address:

43-118 CHS

Detailed Biography:

Sidney Roberts was the first Professorial appointment to the Department of Physiological Chemistry (now Biological Chemistry) in the new UCLA Medical School in 1948. As Assistant Professor, he was appointed Acting Chairman of the Department to begin organizing the teaching program, plan the physical facilities,and review applicants for entrance to the first medical class. He became full professor in 1957. He received his B.S in Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1939, enrolled as a graduate student at the Harvard Biological Laboratories from 1939-40, and was awarded the Ph.D in Physiological Chemistry at the University of Minnesota Medical School in 1943. In 1944, he was commissioned Second Lieutenant in the Surgeon General's Office,U.S. Army. Prior to coming to UCLA, he was Assistant Professor in the Department of Physiological Chemistry at Yale University Medical School.

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