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Glaser, D. A

LC control no.n 92804354
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Personal name headingGlaser, D. A.
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Variant(s)Glaser, Donald Arthur
Birth date19260921
Death date20130228
Place of birthCleveland, Ohio
Place of deathBerkeley, Calif.
Field of activityBubble chambers Microbiology Molecular biology Cancer--Treatment Neurobiology Vision
AffiliationUniversity of California, Berkeley
University of Michigan
Profession or occupationPhysicist Microbiologist Molecular biologist Neurobiologist College teacher
Nobel Prize winner
Found inDahlem Workshop on Exploring Brain Functions: Models in Neuroscience (1991 : Berlin, Germany). Exploring brain functions, c1992: CIP t.p. (D.A. Glaser) galley (Dept. of Molecular and Cell Biology, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, CA, USA)
New York times (online), viewed Mar. 5, 2013 (in obituary published Mar. 4: Donald A. Glaser; b. Donald Arthur Glaser, Sept. 21, 1926, Cleveland; d. Thursday [Feb. 28, 2013], Berkeley, Calif., aged 86; won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1960 for inventing, at 25, an ingenious device called the bubble chamber to trace the paths of subatomic particles; later turned to microbiology and developing cancer therapies; switched fields again in the 1980s, this time to study the neurobiology of vision)
Associated languageeng