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J. Woodland Hastings


 Name:  John Woodland Hastings
 Date Born:
 March 24, 1927
 Date Died:
 
 University or Institute (include years present and Department):
 Harvard University, Molecular and Cellular Biology

 Education (include degrees, institutions, and years):
 BA 1947: Swarthmore College
MS 1950: Princeton University
PhD 1951, biochemistry: Princeton University
 Nationality:  American
 Specialization:  bioluminescence 
 Research Subject (i.e. humans, plants, insects, etc.):
 
 Advisor/Mentor:
 E. Newton Harvey
 Graduate Students:
 
 Chief Collaborators:
 Beatrice Sweeney
 Contributions to the Field:
 
 References/Links to more information:
 Hastings Lab webpage: http://mcb.harvard.edu/hastings/dino.html

"Hastings, John Woodland." American Men & Women of Science. 23rd ed. Vol. 3. Detroit: Gale, 2007. 587. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web1 Oct 2011.
http://go.galegroup.com.ezp2.lib.umn.edu/ps/i.do?&id=GALE%7CCX2661548071&v=2.1&u=umn_wilson&it=r&p=GVRL&sw=w

National Academy of Sciences, membership profile: http://nas.nasonline.org/site/Dir/1633394375?pg=vprof&mbr=1003194&returl=http%3A%2F%2Fnas.nasonline.org%2Fsite%2FDir%2F1633394375%3Fpg%3Dsrch%26view%3Dbasic&retmk=search_again_link

Tinsley H. Davis, "Profile of J. Woodland Hastings," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 104 (Jan. 16, 2007): 693-695.

J. Woodland Hastings, "Fifty Years of Fun," Journal of Biological Rhythms 15, no. 5 (February 2001): 5-18.

Selected Publications by J. Woodland Hastings:

J. Woodland Hastings, "On the Mechanism of Temperature Independence in a Biological Clock," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 43, No. 9 (Sep. 15, 1957): 804-811.

J. Woodland Hastings, Beatrice M. Sweeney, "A Persistent Diurnal Rhythm of Luminescence in Gonyaulax polyedra," Biological Bulletin 115, No. 3 (Dec. 1958): 440-458.

Marlene W. Karakashian and J. Woodland Hastings, "The Inhibition of a Biological Clock by Actinomycin D," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 48, No. 12 (Dec. 15, 1962): 2130-2137.

Vernon C. Bode, Richard DeSa, J. Woodland Hastings, "Daily Rhythm of Luciferin Activity in Gonyaulax polyedra," Science, New Series 141, No. 3584 (Sep. 6, 1963): 913-915.
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