Biochemistry Department

Anthony Norman CV


(January 2011)

ANTHONY W. NORMAN, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences, University of California, Riverside; B.A., 1959 Oberlin College; M.S., 1961, Ph.D., 1963 University of Wisconsin, Madison. E-mail: anthony.norman@ucr.edu. Website: http://www.biochemistry.ucr.edu/faculty/norman.html

Professional History
Postdoctoral experience, 10/63-7/64, Laboratory of Professor Paul D. Boyer, Dep't. Chemistry, UCLA; Ass't. Professor of Biochemistry and Ass't. Biochemist, 10/63-6/68; Assoc. Professor of Biochemistry and Assoc. Biochemist, University of California-Riverside, 6/68-6/72; Sabbatical leave 1970/71, Dep't. Biochemistry, University of Utrecht, The Netherlands; Professor of Biochemistry and Biochemist, 6/72 - present; Chairman, Dep't. Biochemistry, 7/76-6/81; Professor of Biomedical Sciences, 7/86-present; Divisional Dean and Program Director, UCR/UCLA Biomedical Sciences Program, University of California, Riverside, 7/86-9/91; Assistant Dean, UCLA School of Medicine, 7/86-9/91; Emeritus status Dec 1, 2005; Sabbatical leave 8/92-12/92, Laboratory of General Endocrinology, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium; Sabbatical leave 8/97-2/98; Dep't. Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California-San Francisco; Program Director of the Cell, Molecular & Developmental Biology Interdepartmental Graduate Program, UC- Riverside, Dec 10, 2005 – Aug 31, 2008.

National Institutes of Health Special Fellowship, 1970/71; Fulbright Fellowship, 1970/71; Public Health Service Career Development Award, 1970/75; Outstanding paper, American College of Applied Nutrition, 1974; Mead Johnson Award, American Institute of Nutrition, 1977; Ernst Oppenheimer Award, Endocrine Society, 1977; Visiting Lecturer Australian Society of Endocrinology, 1978; Listed as one of the 425 and 325 most cited scientists for 1965-1978 and 1978-1985, respectively, by the Institute for Scientific Information; Prix Andre Lichtwitz (INSERM, Paris, France), 1981; Faculty Research Lecturer, University of California, Riverside, 1982; MERIT Award from National Institutes of Health, 1986-1993; David Curnow Plenary Lecturer-Australian Society for Clinical Biochemistry, Oct. 1989; Osborne & Mendel Award, American Institute of Nutrition, 1990; William F. Neuman Award, American Society for Bone & Mineral Research, 1995; Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1995; Presidential Chair, Biochemistry Department, University of California, Riverside (7/1/99 - 2009); Graduate Student Mentor award from UC-Riverside, June 2005.

Society Memberships
American Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology; American Institute of Nutrition; American Chemical Society; Biochemistry Society (England); American Association for the Advancement of Science; Endocrine Society; American Federation of Clinical Research; Royal Society of Medicine (England) Affiliate; American Society for Bone & Mineral Research; American Society for Cell Biology; American Association for Cancer Research, Inc.

Member Editorial Boards
Journal of Biological Chemistry (1982-87); Endocrinology (1978-83; 1989-94); Journal of Steroid Biochemistry (1981-present); Calcified Tissue International (1977-82); Journal of Mineral and Electrolyte Metabolism (1983-89); Journal of Receptor & Signal Transduction Research (1980-present); Metabolic Bone Disease and Related Research; Nutrition Reviews (1984-97); Journal of Bone & Mineral Research (1984-1990); Journal of Molecular & Cellular Endocrinology (1987-91); Journal of Cellular Biochemistry (1990-present); Endocrine Journal (1993-96); Bone (1990-present); Receptors & Signal Transduction (1995-98); Steroids (1996-present).

NIH Urolithiasis SCOR Study Section (1977); NIH General Medicine B Study Section (1980-84); Riverside Community Hospital Board of Directors (1991-present); many ad hoc Special NIH Study Sections (1975-present); University of California-Riverside Faculty Athletic Representative to the NCAA, (8/96-present); Principal organizer of 13 international Vitamin D Workshops (which have met every 3 years from 1973 and with an average recent attendance of ~500 individuals). Chair of the faculty Academic Senate at UC-Riverside (Sept 2008 – August 2010).

Research Interests
Mechanism of action of the steroid hormone 1,25(OH)2-vitamin D3; vitamin D structure-function relationships, actions of the vitamin D receptor (VDR).

Approximately 795 scientific publications (1959 to present).

Contact Information
Lab Phone:  (951) 827-4777
E-mail :anthony.norman@ucr.edu
WEB: http://biochemistry.ucr.edu/faculty/norman/norman.html

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