CV of Prof Jack S. Cohen PhD

Date and Place of Birth:

September 6, 1938, London, UK (Naturalized U. S. Citizen, 1973, Israeli Citizen, 1997)


B.Sc. (Chem.) 1961 Queen Mary College, London University UK
Ph.D. (Bio-org Chem) 1964 St. Catharine's College, Cambridge University UK

Brief Chronology of Employment:

1964-66 Research Fellow, Science Research Council (U.K.) at Weizmann
Institute, Rehovot, Israel

1966-67 Research Fellow, Dept. of Pharmacology, Harvard Medical School,
Boston, MA

1967-69 Senior Research Chemist, Dept. of Biophysics and Pharmacology, Merck, Sharpe & Dohme Research Labs, Rahway, NJ

1969-73 Senior Staff Fellow, Physical Sciences Lab., Div. of Computer Research and Technology, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

1973-83 Research Chemist, National Institute of Child Health, & Human Development, and Laboratory of Chemical Physics, National Institute of Arthritis Metabolism and Digestive Diseases, NIH

1983-90 Head, Biophysical Pharmacology Section, Clinical Pharmacology Branch, Division of Cancer Treatment, National Cancer Institute, NIH

1990-96 Professor, Department of Pharmacology, with joint appointment in Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and member, Lombardi Cancer Center, Georgetown University Medical School, Washington DC

1994-96 Program Director, Molecular Biochemistry Program, National Science Foundation, Arlington VA

1995-96 Lady Davis Visiting Professor, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1996-97 US Scientific Representative, Joint Expert Group for Israel-Jordan-US Cooperation in Science and Technology.

1996-01 Chief Scientist, Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer, Israel

1997-01 Visiting Professor, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Tel Aviv University

2001-08 Visiting Professor, Department of Pharmacology, Faculty of Medicine, Hebrew Univ., Jerusalem

2018- Visiting Professor, Department of Chemistry, Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva

Over 250 scientific publications, including 5 books; Co-Editor of "Encyclopedia of Cancer" AP, Vol II, 2002. To see my collected publications: Click here!

Jack Cohen lecturing on "Nucleic acids" at the Biochemistry Department, Georgetown University, 2/83 (photo by Preston Hensley)

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