Robert K. Crane Academic

Robert k crane

Robert Kellogg Crane (December 20, 1919 – October 31, 2010) was an American biochemist best known for his discovery of sodium-glucose cotransport. Crane was born on December 20, 1919 in Palmyra, New Jersey, to Wilbur Fiske Crane, architect and engineer, and Mary Elisabeth Crane. He is the grandson of Stephen Crane's brother Wilbur. He received a B.S. from Washington College in 1942. After serving in the Navy during World War II, Crane studied in biochemistry with Eric Ball at Harvard from 1946 to 1949, then spent a year with Fritz Lipmann at Harvard Medical School, and received a Ph.D. in Medical Sciences in 1950. He then joined Carl Cori’s Department of Biological Chemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, where he began his long interest in glucose metabolism and worked until 1962. After that, he was professor and chairman of the department of Biochemistry at the Chicago Medical School until 1966 and then became professor and chairman of the department of Physiology and Biophysics at Rutgers Medical School (now known as Robert Wood Johnson Medical School) of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey until 1986. He received a Sc.D.

Personal details

Date of birth
December 20th, 1919
Nationality
United States of America
Date of death
October 31st, 2010 at age of 90
Place of death
Williston

Education

1. Washington College Colleges/University

Washington College is a private, independent liberal arts college located on a 112-acre (45 ha) campus in Chestertown, Maryland, on the Eastern Shore. Maryland granted Washington College its charter in 1782. George Washington supported the founding of the college by consenting to have the "College at Chester" named in his honor, through generous financial support, and through service on the college's Board of Visitors and Governors. Washington College is the 10th-oldest college in the United States and was the first college chartered after American independence. The school became coeducational in 1891.

Institution info

Type Liberal arts college
Endowment
2010. 143 mil. $
Institution colors
Founded
1782
Headquarters
300 Washington Avenue, 21620 - Chestertown, Maryland
Undergraduates
2010. 1,418
2009. 1,314
Postgraduates
2010. 55
Acceptance rate
2010. 57.0 %
Local tuition
2010. 36.1 K $
Official web page www.washcoll.edu
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Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Washington College connected by profession and/or age

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2. Harvard University Colleges/University

Harvard University is an American private Ivy League research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, established in 1636 by the Massachusetts legislature. Harvard is the oldest institution of higher learning in the United States and the first corporation (officially The President and Fellows of Harvard College) chartered in the country. Harvard's history, influence, and wealth have made it one of the most prestigious universities in the world.

Institution info

Type University
Endowment
2013. 32.7 bil. $
2012. 30.7 bil. $
Institution colors
Founded
September 8th, 1636
Headquarters
Massachusetts Hall, 02138 - Cambridge, Massachusetts
Undergraduates
2012. 10,564
2010. 10,265
2009. 10,200
Postgraduates
2012. 17,583
2010. 17,329
Acceptance rate
2014. 5.9 %
2013. 5.8 %
2012. 5.9 %
2011. 6.2 %
2010. 6.9 %
Local tuition
2013. 42.3 K $
2012. 40 K $
2011. 39.9 K $
2010. 35 K $
Official web page www.harvard.edu
Wikipedia article
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Institution social analysis

Notable alumni by career
Notable alumni by gender
Notable alumni by party membership

People attended Harvard University connected by profession and/or age

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