Born: May 14, 1937 -- Los Angeles, California
Education: B.A. Pomona College, Claremont, California, 1959 -- Chemistry Major; Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, 1962 -- Biochemistry Major, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry Minors
University of Washington, Seattle, Washington. Department of Chemistry. Research Professor, 1996. Professor Emeritus, 2000. Research on Lipid-Protein Interactions, Membrane Biochemistry, Phospholipases, Chemical Synthesis of Phospholipids.
St. Olaf College, Northfield, Minnesota. Department of Chemistry. Assistant Professor, 1968; Tenure, 1971; Associate Professor, 1973; Professor, 1980; Professor Emeritus, 1996. Teaching: Biochemistry. Research: Lipid-Protein Interactions, Membrane Biochemistry, Phospholipases, Chemical Synthesis of Phospholipids.
National Science Foundation, Arlington, Virginia. Program Director (Visiting Scientist), Molecular Biophysics Program, Division of Molecular and Cellular Biosciences, 1994-95.
University of Oregon, Eugene, Oregon. Institute of Molecular Biology. Research Associate, 1989-90. Research on Phosphatidylinositol-Specific-Phospholipase C (construction of a gene expression system) with Professor O. Hayes Griffith.
University of California, San Diego, California. Department of Chemistry. Visiting Scholar, 1982-83. Research on Cobra Venom Phospholipase A2 (kinetic study) with Professor Edward A. Dennis.
Rijksuniversiteit te Utrecht, The Netherlands. Department of Biochemistry. Visiting Scientist, 1974-75. Research on Lipolytic Enzyme Reactions on Lipid Membranes with Professor Laurens L. M. van Deenen.
University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas. Departments of Biochemistry and Physiology. Assistant Professor, 1965-68. Teaching: Biochemistry. Research: Phospholipids in Sodium Transport Systems, Metal Ion Chelation by Phospholipids and other Phosphate Esters, Lipoprotein-Metal Ion Interactions.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Western Regional Research Laboratory, Albany, California. Research Chemist, 1963-65. Research on Metal Ion Binding by Phospholipids, Characterization of Wheat Flour Lipoproteins.
University of California, Berkeley, California. Department of Biochemistry. Postdoctoral Research Biochemist, 1962-63. Research on Biochemistry of Brain Phosphoinositides with Professor Clinton E. Ballou.
University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois. 1959-62. Department of Chemistry. Research on Chemistry of Phytosphingosine and Phytosphingolipids with Professor Herbert E. Carter.
Pomona College, Claremont, California. Department of Chemistry. Summers of 1957, 1958, 1959. Research on Synthesis of Branched Chain Fatty Acids with Professor C. Freeman Allen.
Fellowships and Grants:
National Science Foundation Research Grants, 1989-91($100,000), 1991-95 ($225,000), 1995-2000 ($318,000) "Protein-Lipid Interactions"
The Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI, Unsolicited Unrestricted Research Grant, 1986 ($7,500)
Hoffmann-LaRoche, Nutley, NJ, Research Grants, 1987 ($16,300), 1990 ($20,000), 1992 ($5,000), "Evaluation of Phospholipase A2 Inhibitors"
American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Travel Grants: FASEB Meeting, 1985, Anaheim, CA ; 13th Int'l Congress of Biochemistry, 1985, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, W. Germany, Equipment Grant, 1985 ($7,000)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (N.I.H.) Research Grant, 1984-89 ($132,500) "Protein-Lipid Interactions"; National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (N.I.H.) Research Grants, 1970-84 ($186,232)
National Science Foundation Equipment Grant, 1978 ($7,600)
National Science Foundation Research Grants, 1966-72 ($88,100)
U.S. Public Health Fellowship, Univ. of Illinois, 1961-62
U.S. Public Health Traineeship, Univ. of Illinois, 1959-60
American Association for the Advancement of Science; American Chemical Society; American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology;
Biometric Systems, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN. 1994-95, consultant on NIH SBIR grant to synthesize phospholipid analogs for the preparation of biocompatible surfaces. April 1, 1988, seminar: Assay of Phospholipase A2, a Mediator of Inflammatory Reactions.
Molecular Probes, Inc., Eugene, OR. 1991-present, over one-dozen fluorescent and thiolester phospholipids synthesized in the Hendrickson laboratory and marketed by Molecular Probes, Inc.
Cytran, Inc., Kirkland, WA. 1993-94, consultant on biochemical immunology and member of the Scientific Advisory Board.
Hoffmann-La Roche, Nutley, NJ. 1987-1993, collaboration on the evaluation of phospholipase A2 inhibitors. August 17, 1990, seminar: Phospholipases A2, A1, and C: Assays and Substrates. February 20, 1987, seminar: Interactions of Phospholipase A2 with Fluorescent Phospholipids. .
Upjohn Company, Kalamazoo, MI. October 27, 1986, seminar: Studies of Phospholipase A2 with Thiolester and Fluorescent Phospholipid Analogs.
Hoechst AG, Frankfurt, West Germany. 1984-1985, synthesis of fluorescent phospholipid analogs for the assay of platelet-activating factor cycle enzymes. August 22, 1985, seminar: Interaction of Thiolester Substrate Analogs with Phospholipase A2.
Hoechst-Roussel Pharamaceuticals, Inc., Somerville, NJ. July 18, 1984, seminar: Kinetic Analysis of Phospholipase A2 with Thiolester Substrate Analogs.
Grant Review Panels:
National Science Foundation, Presidential Young Investigator Awards Panel, Division of Molecular Biosciences, Jan. 17-18, 1991, Washington D.C. NSF Young Investigator Awards Panel, April 9-10, 1992.
National Institutes of Health, Special Reviewer, BBCB Study Section, Oct. 12-14, 1989, Washington D.C.
National Institutes of Health, AREA Grants, Oct. 18, 1988; June 28, 1985, Washington D.C.
National Science Foundation, Precollege Education in Science and Mathematics Grants, April 26, 1985, Kansas City
Editorial Board: Chemistry and Physics of Lipids (1996-99); Analytical Biochemistry (1999-2002).
Ad Hoc Reviewer for: Biochemistry; Lipids; Biochimica et Biophysica Acta.
Invited Lectures (1988- ):
Keynote Address, The Mid-Atlantic Association of Liberal Arts Chemistry Teachers, Annual Meeting, Nov. 10, 1995, Susquehanna University, Penn., "A New Direction for Undergraduate Science Education."
University of Delaware, Newark, DE, Department of Chemistry, March 17, 1995. "Enzymology of PI-Specific Phospholipase C."
University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN. Department of Veterinary Biology, Jan. 3, 1991. "Phosphatidylinositol-Specific Phospholipase C and Signal Transduction."
University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Department of Chemistry, Jan. 18, 25, 1990. Guest Lectures in graduate course on "Hormone Action and Signal Transduction in Cells": "Adrenergic Receptor and G Proteins," and "Phospholipase A2 and Arachidonic Acid Release."
University of Delaware, Newark, DE. Department of Chemistry, April 14, 1989. "Phospholipid Analogs: Synthesis and Interactions with Phospholipase A2."
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA. Department of Chemistry. Feb. 16, 1989. "Phospholipid Analogs: Synthesis and Interactions with Phospholipase A2."
University of Lanzhou, Lanzhou, Peoples Republic of China. Department of Chemistry. May 27, 30, 31, June 1, 1988. Lecture Series on Biochemistry of Lipids.